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Ban on violent photos in Venezuelan newspapers partially lifted

A Venezuelan court has partially revoked an earlier ruling that put a 30-day ban on photos depicting violence from being published in all newspapers, reported the Wall Street Journal and EFE.

Journalist turns down money to act as spy in Ecuador environmental lawsuit

Mary Cuddehe, a U.S. journalist, was offered $20,000 to spy on plaintiffs in one of the biggest environmental lawsuits in Ecuador's history, Cuddehe revealed in a first-person account published in the Atlantic.

Venezuelan newspaper under fire from government for publishing photo of corpses stacked in morgue

The Venezuelan prosecutor's office is investigating opposition newspaper El Nacional for publishing on its front page a photo of a dozen dead, naked bodies in a morgue, reported the Associated Press and the Latin American Herald Tribune.

Blog becomes major voice in Mexico's drug war

Even as violence and kidnappings are pressuring mainstream Mexican media into silence, an anonymous blog that is less than six-months-old has become one of the main sources for news about the country's out-of-control drug war, according to the Associated Press (AP).

Global newspaper circulation relatively stable, new report shows

One fourth of adults worldwide read a daily newspaper everyday, according to the annual "World Press Trends" report, explained Editor & Publisher.

Database tracks journalism education programs across the globe

Trying to find information about a journalism program at a university in Guatemala or a journalism professor in Brazil? A new online database from the World Journalism Education Council and the Knight Foundation will help you do just that.

Retired Panamanian journalist released from jail after being arrested for 12-year-old libel lawsuit

After spending 19 days behind bars for defamation charges stemming from an article he wrote more than a decade ago, 71-year-old Panamanian journalist Carlos Nuñez was freed from jail Wednesday, July 14, reported EFE and La Estrella.

International groups join together, ask U.S. government to lift ban denying visa to Colombian journalist Hollman Morris

In a show of international solidarity, journalism and human rights organizations from throughout the hemisphere are calling on the U.S. government to reverse its ban prohibiting renowned Colombian journalist Hollman Morris from entering the United States to take his place as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard.

Journalists call on U.S. to reverse visa denial for Colombian journalist and Nieman Fellow Hollman Morris

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) has started a letter-writing campaign, asking the U.S. government to reverse its denial of a visa to Colombian television journalist Hollman Morris.

Cuba to free three journalists imprisoned since 2003

Three journalists are among the first political prisoners to be released in Cuba, the Committee to Protect Journalists is reporting.