Mexico's popular radio host, Carmen Aristegui, was fired by MVS Radio in Mexico City. The station says the popular journalist was using their brand without permission, but many Mexicans suspect she was pushed out by a government embarrassed by her reporting.
His announcement Saturday came after anger that Williams had, as he put it, "misremembered" being under attack in a military helicopter the Iraq War in 2003. The attack on his chopper didn't happen, he said last week. and he has apologized to veterans over his earlier account.
Turkey's president claims the press has more freedom in Turkey than anywhere else. That doesn't jibe with what's happened to Fréderike Geerdink ever since the anti-terrorism police arrived at her door.
Few journalists, let alone readers, can get into Syria to do reporting on one of the world's most important wars. But what if they could step foot into the towns and villages of a war zone from thousands of miles away? We may soon find out.
Spoiler alert: A behind the scenes look at foreign correspondents that you may not want to know! A good interpreter, or "fixer," can make the difference not only between a good story and a bad one, but between life and death.
Pioneered by people like Eliot Higgins, new social media techniques are being used by journalists to track or "geolocate" terrorists as seen in their propaganda photos and videos. For reporters locked out of dangerous conflict zones, such methods are becoming important new ways to get the story.
It's tough being a political cartoonist in Pakistan. In some schools of Islam, the artistic portrayal of people and animals is perceived as sacrilegious and Pakistan's extremist politics is spawning a new wave of restrictions on the production of visual arts. Sabir Nazar is a Pakistani cartoonist who is trying to reclaim the power of images and restore the role of cartoons as a way to convey messages across cultural and linguistic divides.
Rupert Murdoch will close Britain's most popular newspaper, The News of the World, in a bid to prevent the outrage over the tabloid's phone hacking scandal from infecting the other news outlets he owns. Sarah Ellison and Paul McMullan join us for more.
Rupert Murdoch's global media empire is coming under further pressure this morning as the scandal starts to affect his interests in other countries. Sarah Ellison believes there's a possibly News Corp. may be split apart before the scandal is over.