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Philadelphia Journalist Shot Dead at Home
Man Sentenced for
Murder of Philly Journalist
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Man Sentenced for Murder of Philly Journalist

20-year-old Robert Davis gets 15 to 30 years for murder of Josh Kruger

(Newser) - A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison for the murder of Philadelphia freelance journalist Josh Kruger. Robert Davis was arrested three weeks after Kruger, 39, was shot seven times in his home in October last year, the New York Times reports. He pleaded guilty...

Al Jazeera Journalist Is 5th in His Family Killed in Gaza

'The whole world must look at what is happening here in the Gaza Strip,' says his journalist father

(Newser) - An apparent Israeli airstrike killed two Palestinian journalists in southern Gaza on Sunday, reports the AP , including an Al Jazeera journalist who lost four close relatives earlier in the war. Hamza Dahdouh is the son of veteran Al Jazeera correspondent Wael Dahdouh, whose wife, two other children, and a grandson...

Radio Anchor Fatally Shot on Livestream

Philippine broadcaster Juan Jumalon was killed by unknown assailant as people watched on Facebook

(Newser) - A radio anchor was fatally shot by a man inside his southern Philippine station Sunday in a brazen attack that was witnessed by people watching the program live on Facebook. The gunman gained entry into the home-based radio station of provincial news broadcaster Juan Jumalon by pretending to be a...

Israel-Hamas War Particularly Deadly for Journalists

Palestine TV accuses Israel of assassinating journo; at least 33 have died in deadliest war in decades

(Newser) - The Palestinian Authority's television channel accuses Israel of carrying out a "deliberate assassination" of one of its journalists. An Israeli airstrike struck Mohammed Abu Hatab's home in Gaza's southern city of Khan Younis on Thursday, killing the journalist and 10 family members, according to Palestine TV....

AFP Journalist Killed in Ukraine
AFP Journalist
Killed in Ukraine

AFP Journalist Killed in Ukraine

Arman Soldin, 32, was video coordinator for Agence France-Presse

(Newser) - French international news agency Agence France-Presse says its Ukraine video coordinator was killed Tuesday during a rocket attack near the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, the AP reports. Arman Soldin, 32, was with a team of AFP journalists traveling with Ukrainian soldiers when the group came under fire from Grad...

Reporter Gunned Down at Murder Scene Is IDed

Spectrum News 13's Dylan Lyons was fatally shot in Florida while reporting on previous shooting

(Newser) - Dylan Lyons was a passionate young journalist who at 24 had already been honored by the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists for his 2020 election reporting on the 3rd Congressional District. "He took his job very seriously," according to colleague Josh Miller. "He loved his career. He...

As Governor Speaks on Train Derailment, Reporter Is Cuffed

Ohio's Mike DeWine was holding presser when Evan Lambert was arrested for trespassing

(Newser) - A broadcast reporter was pushed to the ground, handcuffed, and arrested for trespassing Wednesday while covering a news conference about the derailment of a train carrying toxic chemicals in Ohio. NewsNation posted video of correspondent Evan Lambert being arrested in the gymnasium of an elementary school in East Palestine, where...

Renowned Sports Writer Collapses, Dies at World Cup

Grant Wahl, one of the best-known US journalists in the soccer world, is dead at 48

(Newser) - Grant Wahl, one of the most well-known soccer writers in the United States, died early Saturday in Qatar while covering the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands. He was 48. US media seated near him said Wahl fell back in his seat in a section of Lusail Stadium...

AP Reporter Canned Over Story on Deadly Missile in Poland

James LaPorta cited anonymous US official who suggested missile was Russian; it was Ukrainian

(Newser) - The world held its breath last week after a report suggested two missiles had been fired by Russia amid its war in Ukraine and killed two people in Poland—an incident that could have qualified as a breach against a NATO nation and possibly triggered a military response from western...

Israel: 'High Possibility' Soldier Killed Journalist

But nobody will be punished in death of Al Jazeera's Shireen Abu Akleh

(Newser) - The Israeli army said Monday there was a "high possibility" that a soldier killed a well-known Al Jazeera journalist in May, as it announced the results of its investigation into the killing. But it said the shooting was accidental and no one would be punished. Shireen Abu Akleh was...

Journo Gunned Down After Mention of Missing Students

Fredid Roman found dead in Mexico, after alleging local pols' involvement in students' disappearance

(Newser) - On Monday, a Mexican journalist reported online about what's acknowledged to be one of his country's "worst human-rights disasters," per NDTV —the disappearance of 43 Mexican college students in 2014. Later Monday, the reporter, Fredid "Fredy" Roman, was fatally gunned down, per the local...

On 10-Year Anniversary of Tice Abduction, a Message From Biden

President says 'we know with certainty' Syria has US journo, calls on Syria to 'help us bring him home'

(Newser) - Austin Tice was abducted in Syria 10 years ago this week, and no government or group has claimed responsibility or admitted to detaining him since. But on Wednesday, President Biden said "we know with certainty" that Syria has the 41-year-old US freelance journalist and Marine Corps veteran in captivity,...

US: Shot From Israeli Lines Probably Killed Journalist

Bullet was so damaged that forensic experts say they can't be certain

(Newser) - Update: The gunshot that killed a journalist in the occupied West Bank probably came from an Israeli military position, the US State Department said Monday, but the bullet was so damaged that forensic experts can't be sure. Although they couldn't positively match the bullet to a gun, the...

Journalist Killed While Covering Ukraine Evacuation

France demands answers in death of Frédéric Leclerc-Imhoff

(Newser) - The French news broadcaster BFM TV says a 32-year-old French journalist was killed Monday in eastern Ukraine, fatally hit by shell shrapnel while covering a Ukrainian evacuation operation. BFM TV says its journalist, Frédéric Leclerc-Imhoff, was killed as he was "covering a humanitarian operation in an armored...

Israel Begins Investigation of Police Actions at Funeral

Officers beat mourners during procession for Al Jazeera journalist

(Newser) - Update: Israeli police announced Saturday they're investigating the actions of officers during a journalist's funeral that became violent. International criticism of the officers, who attacked pallbearers trying to reach a church in Jerusalem, has been widespread since the confrontation Friday, the Wall Street Journal reports. President Biden is...

Al Jazeera, Israel Clash Over Death of Reporter

Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, a US citizen, was killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

(Newser) - A female journalist for Al Jazeera was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. The broadcaster and a reporter who was wounded in the incident blamed Israeli forces, while Israel claimed there was evidence the two were hit by...

Russian Journalist, a Putin Foe, Killed in Ukraine

Oksana Baulina worked to expose corruption inside Russia

(Newser) - Another journalist has been killed in Ukraine, this one hailing from Russia. Oksana Baulina died Wednesday during shelling in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, the BBC reports. The 42-year-old, who previously worked as a producer for jailed Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation, had been reporting for an...

2 Members of Fox News' Team Are Killed in Ukraine

Pierre Zakrzewski, Oleksandra Kuvshinova were killed near Kyiv

(Newser) - This story has been updated with news of Kuvshinova's death. Fox News said Tuesday that one of its camera operators was killed in Ukraine, reports Axios . Pierre Zakrzewski was in a vehicle that came under fire on Monday outside Kyiv, wrote Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott in a company...

As Reporter Was Shot, 2 Suspicious Men Filmed Him

Police believe killers wanted video on Internet for 'maximum attention'

(Newser) - The killers of renowned crime reporter Peter R. de Vries may have wanted their own report on the crime, investigators in the Netherlands say. Police say two men seen on surveillance footage followed the 64-year-old from a studio to his car, took out their phones before he was shot on...

Pulitzer-Winning Journalist Killed in Afghanistan

Danish Siddiqui was embedded with Afghan troops in covering the US withdrawal

(Newser) - Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist who documented war, the toll of the pandemic and the violent plight of refugees, was killed in a Taliban attack Friday in Afghanistan. He was 38. Siddiqui, who was based in Mumbai as Reuters' chief photographer in India, was embedded with Afghan forces to...

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