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Brother of US journalist condemns 'cruel' detention in Iran

...Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist detained in Iran and convicted in secret...the 39-year-old Iranian-American journalist could face. Rezaian has been detained...was detained with his wife, also a journalist, and two photojournalists on July 22...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-14/brother-us-journalist-condem
Nation and World
Journalist says Canada PM abandoned him during Egypt ordeal

TORONTO (AP) - A Canadian journalist who spent much of last two years jailed in Egypt said Tuesday...Harper during his ordeal.Mohamed Fahmy, a former al-Jazeera journalist who was released last month after receiving a pardon from Egyptian...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-14/journalist-says-canada-pm-ab
Nation and World
Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

...harsh set of punishments, including journalists who don't toe the government line...law had stipulated prison terms for journalists.The new law provoked criticism from...branches of the security forces told journalists that the attack killed dozens more...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-18/egypt-president-approves-sweeping-ant
Not For Web
High school journalism: A comeback story

...handing out assignments and asking about deadlines while other journalists are eating at their desks - working through the lunch hour...it's room 226 at Juneau-Douglas High School, and the journalists are students searching for new avenues to let "grown-ups...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-01/high-school-journalism-comeback-story
Local
Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...They depend on staff. They all depend on talking points."Williams, who sometimes advises Carson on how to deal with journalists, said he spoke with the candidate Tuesday about having to engage with questioners even if he doesn't like the format or...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/adviser-carson-struggling-fo
Nation and World
Paris on her mind

...killing," she said. "In January, there were the first attacks with Charlie Hebdo, which is a journal. So they killed journalists - they knew who they were going to kill. But now? They were just killing to kill people."Why Paris? Why now? Why these...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-18/paris-her-mind
Local
France IDs top Paris attacks figure

...Two then detonated suicide vests as police stormed the building, then fatally shot the third attacker.Julien Pearce, a journalist at Europe 1 radio who escaped by crawling onto the Bataclan stage, said he got a good look at one attacker who appeared...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/france-ids-top-paris-attacks
Nation and World
Letter from parents of missing journalist Austin Tice: Let our son come home to his family

...captive while working as a journalist in Syria. So many things...lead by example. Now, as a journalist, he is determined to get...Austin is just one of the many journalists taking great risks to further...convention that the work of journalists is essential and should be...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-25/letter-parents-missing-journalist-aus
Opinion
Journalist to speak about soldiers who refuse to fight

Independent journalist and author Dahr Jamail will speak about American soldiers who have refused to fight in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on Tuesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111209/art_515559243.shtml
Time to vote on shield law for journalists

One month ago, Senate sponsors of a federal shield law for journalists reached a breakthrough compromise with the Obama administration that satisfies the government's concerns over safeguarding national...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120409/opi_531980802.shtml

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