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Al Jazeera Journalists Sentenced to Prison in 'Dark Day' for Press Freedom in Egypt

Three Al Jazeera English journalists were sentenced to three years in prison by an Egyptian court on Saturday after the men were found guilty of "aiding a terrorist organization" in connection with their coverage of the 2013 ouster of Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected head of …

Egypt

Egypt summons UK ambassador in row over al-Jazeera convictions

Britain’s ambassador to Egypt has been summoned to a meeting with officials in Cairo after they accused him of “unacceptable interference” with the judiciary over comments he made about the convictions of three al-Jazeera journalists.

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spoke out after attending a hearing on Saturday in …

Egypt

Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera journalists to three years in prison

Hopes of an acquittal are dashed as Egyptian court draws condemnation by sending journalists back to jail

Egypt’s regime was accused of jailing journalists for “doing their job” on Saturday when three Al-Jazeera correspondents were sentenced to three years following a retrial that many hoped would …

Egypt

Amal Clooney Responds to Al Jazeera Journalists' Sentencing: "The Verdict Sends a Very Dangerous Message"

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a …

Journalism

Video: Peter Greste calls Egypt court ruling a ‘travesty of justice’

The court convicted Greste and his colleagues, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, in a retrial on charges of operating without a press license and broadcasting “false” news harmful to Egypt.

Greste, who was deported in February, was sentenced in absentia, while Fahmy, a naturalised Canadian who has …

US 'Disappointed' In Journalists' Sentences In Egypt

Al Jazeera television journalist Mohamed Fahmy, left, talks with lawyer Amal Clooney and Troy Lulashnyk, Canadian Ambassador to Egypt, before hearing …

Egypt

President el-Sissi says jailed journalists like Fahmy ‘harm Egypt’s reputation’

Egypt’s President says he is considering amnesty for a Canadian journalist and his Egyptian colleague who have spent more than 400 days behind bars in Cairo.

Mohamed Fahmy, the bureau chief for Al Jazeera’s English network, was expected to be back in Canada by now after President Abdel Fattah …

Egypt

Peter Greste: “Sick To My Stomach” Over Fate Of Al Jazeera Colleagues In Egypt

Australian journalist Peter Greste has been sentenced in absentia to three years in an Egyptian prison.

Australian journalist Peter Greste is “sickened” by the decision of an Egyptian court to sentence him and his Al Jazeera colleagues Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed to prison.

The decision, handed …

Egypt

france 24 - Video: Peter Greste calls Egypt court ruling a ‘travesty of justice’ - France 24

Australian journalist Peter Greste told FRANCE 24 that he was “devastated” and “appalled” by an Egyptian court’s decision on Saturday to sentence him and two Al-Jazeera colleagues to three years in prison, calling it a “travesty of justice”.

The court convicted Greste and his colleagues, Mohamed …

The Latest: Greste calls on el-Sissi to 'undo injustice'

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Peter Greste, one of the three Al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to three years in prison, is calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to pardon him and …

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After the HBO documentary Going Clear dealt a devastating blow to the Church of Scientology by exposing its decades of abuses, many believed that its unofficial celebrity spokesperson Tom Cruise should make some sort of public statement and address the “church” he supports so openly. Just …

Church of Scientology

Al Jazeera journalists back in prison after Cairo court upholds conviction

Peter Greste's Al Jazeera colleagues have spent their first night back in an Egyptian jail after a Cairo court upheld their convictions for working …

Journalism

The Populists

Thomas E. Watson, the populist from Georgia who had a long and increasingly demagogic career in American politics, wrote in 1910:

The scum of creation has been dumped on us. Some of our principal cities are more foreign than American. The most dangerous and corrupting hordes of the Old World have …

Republicans

iPad Air 3 vs iPad Pro: Which Apple Tablet Is Better?

Katreena Gadong | Aug 30, 2015 02:36 AM EDT

iPad Pro gets bigger with 12.9-inch screen. (Photo : YouTube)

iPad Air 3 and iPad Pro release will …

Tablets

Self-driving cars are the future, but there’s a tech traffic jam in their path

Here’s an interesting parlour game for a wet Sunday afternoon: list the most significant technological innovations of the last two decades. The two items at the top of my list are the smartphone and the Google self-driving car.

The justification for the phone is, I think, obvious: it will become the …

Transportation (UK)

Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Facebook Assistant

Each Saturday, Farhad Manjoo and Mike Isaac, technology reporters at The New York Times, review the week’s news, offering analysis and maybe a joke or two about the most important developments in the industry.

Mike: Aloha, Farhad! I am back from my Hawaiian vacation with a fabulous tan and a desire …

Facebook

Podcasting embraces a new era of cool (thanks, Serial)

Video may have killed the radio star sometime in the 1980s, but the podcast Serial seems to have resurrected him.

A milestone in podcasting came in October 2014, almost 10 years after the birth of the first podcast, on the Tonight Show. This American Life host Ira Glass sat on Jimmy Fallon’s couch in …

Podcasting

How to be an internet-first journalist

Practically everything has changed in media. Here are some ways to build an audience, make yourself more effective, and find your path to success in modern journalism.

(note: this post doesn’t pretend to tell you how to do good journalism. That part should be learned the ways it’s always been

Journalism

Has Amazon Cracked the Problem With In-App Payments?

In-app payments aren't going away any time soon. But increasingly, alternatives are becoming available that might offer some relief.The post Has …

Amazon

The Vatican is in damage-control mode after the Pope sent his blessings to a same-sex family

When Francesca Pardi sent Pope Francis her children’s book, Why do you have two moms? she probably wasn’t expecting a response.

In her letter, sent on June 19, Pardi expresses respect for Catholics and says many have treated her well, but also says that representatives of the church have been …

Vatican

New free iPhone app will change the way you use email – watch the video if you don’t believe us

#Email #App – New free iPhone app will change the way you use email – watch the video if you don’t believe us – If I had a dollar for every time a …

iPhone

Report: A major change in YouTube is about to arrive, with paywall in-tow

YouTube is firmly embedded in the internet culture as a type of defacto new television network. With over a billion subscribers, the Google-owned …

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