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Making the invisible, visible: In Nicaragua, women journalists call for equality
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Making the invisible, visible: In Nicaragua, women journalists call for equality

Sarah Blaskey - November 19, 2014

GRANADA, Nicaragua – Women in bright colored dresses indicative of their various ethnic backgrounds marched despite the rain in the colonial city of Granada on Tuesday to…

Costa Rica’s Grupo Nación closes three publications, lays off 100 workers
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Business
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Costa Rica’s Grupo Nación closes three publications, lays off 100 workers

L. Arias - November 13, 2014

Costa Rica’s daily La Nación on Thursday reported on its website a “restructuring of the business model of its parent corporation Grupo Nación (GN), which includes the closure of…

N.Y. Times to cut 100 newsroom jobs
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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N.Y. Times to cut 100 newsroom jobs

Ellen McCarthy | The Washington Post - October 1, 2014

The New York Times Co. announced Wednesday that it would cut 100 newsroom positions, bowing to the financial pressure from declining print revenue that continues to plague…

US war reporter Sotloff remembered as brave and fun
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Crime
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US war reporter Sotloff remembered as brave and fun

AFP - September 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steven Sotloff, the second U.S. journalist murdered by Islamic State militants, was a respected reporter as well known for his irreverent humor as for his…

In Syria, freelancers like James Foley cover a dangerous war zone with no front lines
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Crime
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In Syria, freelancers like James Foley cover a dangerous war zone with no front lines

Ellen Shearer | Special to The Washington Post - August 24, 2014

"Conflict zones can be covered safely," James Foley told students at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2011. "This can be done. But you have to…

Remembering pal and roommate James Foley
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Remembering pal and roommate James Foley

Alex Sherman | Bloomberg - August 22, 2014

NEW YORK — James Foley knew the risks of living dangerously and couldn't get enough of them. I know because Jim was a friend of mine. When…

Costa Rican investigative reporter, data journalism pioneer Giannina Segnini wins prestigious Maria Moors Cabot Prize
Global
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Global
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Costa Rican investigative reporter, data journalism pioneer Giannina Segnini wins prestigious Maria Moors Cabot Prize

The Tico Times - August 14, 2014

Costa Rican data journalism trailblazer and investigative reporter Giannina Segnini has won a Maria Moors Cabot Prize from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. "From war reporting to data journalism…

Business
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Under Spain’s ‘Google Fee’ law, news aggregators must pay publishers

Mariana Marcaletti | The Washington Post - July 27, 2014

[caption id="attachment_43633" align="alignright" width="300"] (Screenshot)[/caption] Spain was where the "right to be forgotten" began, with the European Commission recently ruling that individuals can demand that Google remove…

Another Honduran journalist murdered, bringing total since 2003 to 45
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Another Honduran journalist murdered, bringing total since 2003 to 45

AFP - July 22, 2014

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – A Honduran reporter who went missing over the weekend has been found dead, the 45th journalist killed in the Central American country since 2003, officials…

La Nueva Prensa: Serving the community of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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La Nueva Prensa: Serving the community of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica

Fabiola Pomareda - July 9, 2014

In a print industry marked by downsizing because of the Internet, one small newspaper in Costa Rica seems to be hitting its stride, thanks to a largely…