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Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes

...come."Kunduz is a ghost city now, fear has locked people inside their homes," said Folad Hamdad, a local freelance journalist who escaped late Monday to neighboring Takhar province.He said Taliban gunmen were going door to door "searching...
Nation and World
O'Malley named Atwood chair of Journalism

...O'Malley has been named the 21st Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage.O'Malley is a freelance Journalist who reports for Al Jazeera America, the Oregonian and Before becoming a freelancer, O'Malley was...
3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria

MADRID - Three Spanish freelance journalists who traveled to Syria to report amid the country's long-running civil war have gone missing around the embattled northern city...
Not For Web
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...sawmills an opportunity to retool to process young-growth timber and seek new markets." ? Anna Bisaro is a freelance journalist for the Juneau Empire, currently living in Sitka.
Coming soon: Books by Stephen King, Thomas Pynchon, Ann Patchett and more

...SKY," by Amanda Lindhout & Sarah Corbett. Amanda Lindhout was a footloose global backpacker and inexperienced freelance journalist when she and Australian photographer Nigel Brennan flew into Somalia - "the most dangerous place on earth...
McClatchy, Washington Post press for release of journalist Austin Tice - missing in Syria

...staff at big, traditional news organizations. The uprisings and revolutions in the Middle East have attracted freelance journalists who don't need mainstream news outlets to reach an audience. New technologies enable them to upload video directly...
Book explores oil industry's impact on Alaska

...cease expressing his opinions in his column. LaRocca could not comply, and gave notice. LaRocca then became a freelance journalist for both print and broadcast media, and covered the legislature through 1986 (with a year off to study at Harvard...
Reporter faults war coverage

Dahr Jamail, a freelance journalist from Anchorage, has spent much...troops. Jamail started off as a freelance journalist at the Anchorage Press in the...New Standard. Working as a freelance journalist is much easier than operating...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...1997, after stints as a science teacher, social worker, radio news director, musician, field biologist and freelance journalist from Alaska to Arizona. He was voted Employee of the Year by the staff of the Empire (not just the newsroom staff...
This Day in History

...announced his retirement and closure of the fashion house he'd started 40 years earlier. In 2006, Jill Carroll, a freelance journalist for The Christian Science Monitor, was kidnapped and her translator shot dead in one of Baghdad's most dangerous...


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