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  • When reporters become the targets

    June 23, 2016 | 12:13 pm

    On Tuesday, the organization Reporters Without Borders (known by its French acronym RSF) denounced the Turkish government for arresting it’s longtime representative in Turkey, Erol Önderoglu, on charges of “terrorist propaganda” a month after having taken part in a campaign of...

  • First Impressions

    By Rob Eshman

    August 21, 2008 | 12:16 am

    Last week, The Jewish Journal played host to two Muslim journalists.

    Umar Cheema and Utku Çakirözer are Daniel Pearl Fellows chosen by the Daniel Pearl Foundation in conjunction with the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships to work for six months in a U.S. newsroom.

    The idea is to...

  • Q and A With Floyd Abrams

    By Howard Blume

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    New York Times reporter Judith Miller went to jail this week for refusing to reveal confidential sources. The attorney for Miller and the Times is Floyd Abrams, who spoke with The Journal about the case, about his career, and also about his new book, "Speaking Freely: Trials of the...

  • Newsroom Rebellion Silences Gossip About Mayor’s Family

    By Howard Blume

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    An extraordinary minirebellion erupted in two Los Angeles newsrooms recently. At the Valley's Daily News and the L.A. Weekly, reporters refused to pursue a story that senior editors at both papers very much wanted.

    Insubordination is potential grounds for dismissal, so this refusal...

  • Berg Memorial Rites Celebrate His Life

    By Bryan Schwartzman

    May 20, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The family of Nicholas Evan Berg, known to most as Nick, chose to have their 26-year-old son eulogized in a guarded memorial service at Kesher Israel Congregation in West Chester, Pa., on May 14, as a large cluster of reporters, camera people and photographers lingered off synagogue...