Tag: journalist


Afghan Journalists In Kandahar Speak Out About Taliban Repression

WASHINGTON — Journalists in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar say it has become “impossible” for them to work as news gatherers because of the Taliban’s sweeping restrictions targeting media and journalists. “We are receiving threats even for a post on Facebook about a stolen bike,” said an editor at a local media outlet in Kandahar who requested anonymity for […]


Book Review — The Final Revival Of Opal & Nev

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev follows music journalist, magazine editor, and lifelong fan S. Sunny Shelton covering the unexpected reunion of the controversial 70s Afro-punk duo Opal Jewel and Nev Charles, most remembered for an iconic photo of the two outside of their infamous theater show that ended in a violent riot in which Shelton’s father, Opal & […]


Facebook Introduces News Section On Its Platform

In a new move that is set to help bring news content to people, Facebook is partnering with several news media outlets to launch a news section in its flagship apps. Facebook’s Campbell Brown, VP, Global News Partnerships and Mona Sarantakos, Product Manager, News, noted that “journalism plays a critical role in our democracy,” and moreover, serves as a useful […]


Trump Replaces Haley With Nauert As New US Envoy To UN

Heather Ann Nauert, the 48-year-old American journalist got the nod of President Trump to succeed Nikki Haley as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Nauert has served as the spokesperson for the United States Department of State since her appointment by President Donald Trump on April 24, 2017. Prior to the State Department, she worked as an ABC […]