Journalism

Umar Cheema Awarded for Courage

A reporter investigating corruption in Russia and a seasoned Pakistani journalist known for courageous muckraking reports have won the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced.

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June 13, 2013

Haroon Siddiqui Awarded Queen’s Jubilee Medal

Veteran Toronto Star columnist Haroon Siddiqui has been named as one of the first recipients of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

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February 9, 2012

Al Jazeera Launches Sports News Network

Al Jazeera Television has launched the Middle East’s first 24-hour sports news channel.

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November 3, 2011

Congressman’s Apology to Muslims

Mike Quigley knows about cheap shots on ice. Now he’s an expert on being blindsided on the Internet and cable TV.

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September 29, 2011

Head of Arab Broadcaster Al Jazeera Resigns

The head of Arab TV channel Al Jazeera said on Tuesday he was leaving the network,

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September 22, 2011

All Free Speech Systems are Works in Progress: Prof. Craig LaMay

“What follows is the complete text of my interview with Prof. Craig LaMay of the Northwestern University.”

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February 17, 2011

Al Jazeera Told to Shut Down in Egypt, Signal Cut

CAIRO/KUWAIT (Reuters) – Qatar-based satellite channel Al Jazeera was ordered by Egypt’s information ministry on Sunday to shut down its operations in the country, and later in the day its signal to some parts of the Middle East was cut.

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February 3, 2011

Houstonian Corner (V12-I27)

Successful ICNA regional conference / International Press Club Meeting

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July 1, 2010

The Valor of the Pen

Despite the fact that many Muslims are actively speaking out against terrorism and violence, scores of Americans are not adequately informed about the proper teachings of Islam.

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May 20, 2010

Why Do I Want to be a Journalist?

This is the second-place essay, by Aysha Jamali, on the subject “Why do I want to be a journalist?” She received Second Prize, a $1,000 scholarship.

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April 22, 2010

Students Report on Islam in Unique Course

EAST LANSING, Mich., Dec. 11 (UPI) — A new course at Michigan State University teaches students how to deal with the complexities of reporting on Islam.

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December 24, 2009

Rep. Kucinich Encourages The Muslim Observer (TMO)

Farmington–October 7–Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-10-OH) recently met with TMO founder and publisher, Dr. AS Nakadar, at an AFMI Convention in Cleveland Ohio.

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October 8, 2009

Journalist Shane Bauer Detained in Iran

New America Media correspondent Shane Bauer is among three Americans detained over the weekend along the Iranian-Iraq border, along with his girlfriend Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal.

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August 6, 2009

Repackaging Islamism

Couched in a corporate structure that relies on savvy marketing, attractive rhetoric and smart, modern packaging, projects like IslamOnline represent the effort to change in appearance and language what remains the same in substance.

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July 16, 2009

Detroit-area Muslims eagerly await president’s speech

President Barack Obama this week said his long-anticipated speech to the Islamic world, to be delivered in Egypt today, is part of an initiative to “change the conversation” between the United States and Muslims around the globe.

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June 4, 2009

Statement of Bridges TV Interim General Manager Hunaid Baliwala

The acting general manager of BridgesTV speaks about the television station’s plans in the wake of a horrific act of violence perpetrated allegedly by the organization’s founder.

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February 19, 2009

New Michigan Media In Michigan

Detroit–November 14–The face of America is changing and perhaps the new face of America is change itself.

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November 20, 2008

Christian Science Monitor to Cease Daily Print Publication

The Christian Science Monitor has announced plans to cease daily print publication…

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November 6, 2008

Leading Journalists Expose Major Cover-ups in Media

The riveting excerpts below are from the revealing accounts of 20 award-winning journalists in the highly acclaimed book Into the Buzzsaw. These courageous writers were prevented by corporate media ownership from reporting major news stories. Some were even fired or laid off. They have won numerous awards, including several Emmys and a Pulitzer. Join in building a better world by helping to spread this news across the land.

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February 21, 2008