Snopes Co-Founder Found Guilty of Plagiarism

Snopes co-founder and 50% stakeholder  David Mikkelson was found to have plagiarized numerous stories from other news outlets under a pseudonym. Mikkelson, who wrote under the name  “Jeff Zarronandia”  was found guilty of copying and plagiarizing several news articles and …

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Tunisian Police Storms Al Jazeera Office

Tunisian police have raided the Al Jazeera office in Tunis on Monday following President Kais Saied’s announcement that he will suspend parliament. Al Jazeera journalists in the capital said that more than 20 armed police officers in plainclothes have stormed …

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Indian Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui Killed in Kandahar

Danish Siddiqui, an award-winning Reuters photojournalist, was killed in Kandahar province in Afghanistan on Friday. Reuters had confirmed the death of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist while he was covering the clash between Afghan government soldiers and Taliban fighters. “We are …

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Georgian Journalist Dies After Attack by Far-Right During Anti-LGBTQ Protest

A Georgian TV cameraman has died after being attacked by far-right protesters against a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Pride march, the TV station said on July 11. Cameraman Alexander Lashkarava, 37, was found dead at his home …

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Italian Broadcaster Under Fire for Airing Footage of Cable Car Crash

Authorities have called out Italian broadcaster Rai after it aired the leaked CCTV footage of the cable car crash in May which killed 14 people. The footage showed the crash in May 23 at the Lake Maggiore resort town in …

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Algeria Revokes France 24 Operating License

Algeria has canceled the operating license of France 24 a day after parliamentary elections due to alleged bias against the country. Algerian Communications ministry and government spokesman Ammar Belhimer claimed the news outlet showed “clear and repeated hostility towards our …

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Australian Media Organizations Fined A$1.1 Million for Breaching Gag Order on Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Case

An Australian court has fined 12 media groups A$1.1 million (US$842,805) for breaching a suppression order over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell’s now-overturned conviction in a sexual abuse case. On June 4, Victoria Supreme Court Justice John Dixon ruled …

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AP Executive Editor Calls for Investigation on Gaza Office Strike

AP executive editor Sally Buzbee has called for an independent investigation into the recent Israeli airstrike which destroyed the Al-Jalaa building where the news outlet’s Gaza offices were located. Buzbee claimed that the Israeli government has not provided evidence that …

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