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Moscow Court Rejects Appeal of Gershkovich

'WSJ' reporter detained since March will continue to be imprisoned

(Newser) - A Moscow court ruled Tuesday to keep Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in custody pending his trial on espionage charges that he denies. As the AP reports, the Moscow City Court rejected an appeal against Gershkovich's detention filed by his lawyers, upholding an earlier ruling to keep him...

Breaking News! Grover Has a New Job
Breaking News!
Grover Has a New Job

Breaking News! Grover Has a New Job

Muppet is now a roving reporter, apparently, and other reporters are offering their takes

(Newser) - Grover usually spends his time online pumping up fans , singing to friends , and even trying his hand at self-portraits . But the fuzzy blue Muppet from Sesame Street apparently has a real new job that keeps him busy, too—at least according to his own admission on social media this week....

CBS Host Charles Osgood Dies at 91
His Famous
Signoff: 'I'll See
You on the Radio'
OBITUARY

His Famous Signoff: 'I'll See You on the Radio'

Emmy-winning TV/radio journalist Charles Osgood, former host of 'CBS Sunday Morning,' dies at 91

(Newser) - Charles Osgood, a five-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who anchored CBS Sunday Morning for more than two decades, hosted the long-running radio program The Osgood File, and was referred to as CBS News' poet in residence, has died. He was 91, per the AP . CBS reports that Osgood died Tuesday at...

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...

Sheriff Stands by 'Deeply Concerning' Arrest of Reporter

KJZZ's Alisa Resnick detained while covering pro-Palestinian protest outside Tucson Raytheon office

(Newser) - More than two dozen people were detained Thursday at a pro-Palestinian demonstration outside a Raytheon office in Arizona, including a local reporter who was covering the event. The Arizona Republic reports that KJZZ's Alisa Reznick was arrested by a deputy from the Pima County Sheriff's Department outside a...

Gershkovich's Detention Extended After 8 Months Behind Bars

'Wall Street Journal' reporter to remain in Russian custody until at least Jan. 30

(Newser) - A court in Moscow on Tuesday extended the detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, arrested on espionage charges, until Jan. 30, Russian news agencies reported. The hearing took place behind closed doors because authorities say details of the criminal case against the American journalist are classified, the AP...

Russia Orders 2nd US Journalist to Stay in Jail

Russian-American editor Alsu Kurmasheva will remain behind bars until at least early December

(Newser) - A Russian court on Monday ordered a Russian-American journalist who was detained last week on charges of failing to register as a foreign agent to remain in custody until early December, her employer reported. Alsu Kurmasheva, an editor for the US government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Tatar-Bashkir service, appeared...

Russia Nabs Another US Journalist
Russia Nabs
Another US
Journalist

Russia Nabs Another US Journalist

Dual Russia-US citizen Alsu Kurmasheva of RFE/RL accused of plotting to share military info

(Newser) - A second US journalist has been detained in Russia. Alsu Kurmasheva, a dual Russian-American citizen and Prague-based editor for Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), was detained Wednesday in the southwest city of Kazan, which she was prevented from leaving months earlier. She'd traveled to Russia in May for a...

Journalist Held by China Sees a Tree for First Time in Years

China's Ministry of State Security said Cheng Lei had served her sentence

(Newser) - After being held in China since her August 2020 arrest, journalist Cheng Lei is back home in Australia. The BBC reports she was "tried in secret" in China in March on national security charges, and China's Ministry of State Security on Wednesday said she'd pleaded guilty and...

Philadelphia Journalist Shot Dead at Home

Josh Kruger advocated for city's most vulnerable

(Newser) - Josh Kruger, who went from being homeless and struggling with addiction to advocating for Philadelphia's most vulnerable as a journalist in the city, was fatally shot in his South Philadelphia home early Monday. Police arrived around 1:30am to find the 39-year-old in the street outside his home with...

Newspaper Is Victim of Hate Campaign Over Bogus Reason

Online critics falsely accuse 'Las Vegas Review-Journal,' issue threats to reporter

(Newser) - A Las Vegas newspaper is being viciously attacked online for its coverage of an alleged murder of a retired police chief, with critics guilty of either a misunderstanding or a deliberate attempt to mislead, per the AP . The "firehose of hatred" has led the Las Vegas Review-Journal to sift...

2 Western Reporters Expelled From Russia

'I was given six days to wrap up my life,' says Politico's Eva Hartog

(Newser) - Russia appears to have stepped up a crackdown on foreign reporters. Politico reports that Eva Hartog, its Moscow correspondent, has been expelled from the country with no clear reason given. Hartog, a Dutch citizen who had reported from Moscow for several outlets over the past 10 years, was told that...

Gershkovich's Parents 'Optimistic' After Biden Chat

President says he's 'serious on a prisoner exchange' for detained 'WSJ' reporter in Russia

(Newser) - President Biden on Thursday said he's serious about pursuing a prisoner exchange for Evan Gershkovich, a Wall Street Journal reporter who has been detained in Russia for more than 100 days, per the AP . The Kremlin earlier this month suggested that it was open to a possible prisoner exchange...

Report: Ex-Deadspin Journo at Center of FBI Search on Fox Leak

Per 'Tampa Bay Times,' agency searched home of Timothy Burke earlier this month in criminal probe

(Newser) - In October, Kanye West sat down for a two-part interview with Fox News' Tucker Carlson, when the latter was still part of the network's prime-time lineup. Just days later, Vice's Motherboard published unseen clips from that interview, with even more eyebrow-raising snippets from the rapper, including antisemitic tropes...

Gershkovich Sends Message: 'I Am Humbled'
Gershkovich
Sends Message:
'I Am Humbled'
THE RUNDOWN

Gershkovich Sends Message: 'I Am Humbled'

'WSJ' reporter detained in Russia gets support from Griner, Biden, 3 big US newspapers

(Newser) - Last week, the world caught a glimpse of detained Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in a Moscow courtroom, looking calm as he stood in a glass cage and heard that his appeal to be released while awaiting an investigation into the spying charges against him was turned down. Now,...

Passover Meals Nationwide Left One Empty Seat

Jews save place at Seders for Evan Gershkovich, 'WSJ' reporter jailed in Russia

(Newser) - Human rights groups and journalists are speaking out about Evan Gershkovich , the Wall Street Journal reporter detained last month in Russia on alleged spy charges. Now, members of the Jewish community are offering their own nod to the 31-year-old journalist, leaving an empty seat at their Seder, the traditional meal...

What We Know About Russia's Arrest of a US Journalist
What We Know About Russia's
Arrest of a US Journalist
the rundown

What We Know About Russia's Arrest of a US Journalist

Evan Gershkovich is accused of spying, a charge the 'Wall Street Journal' refutes

(Newser) - American journalist Evan Gershkovich is now the subject of news stories rather than the reporter of them. On Thursday, he became the first US journalist held as an alleged spy in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Here is what is known about his case:
  • Charges: Moscow says
...

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...

TV Reporter, Girl Fatally Shot in Florida

News crew was covering an earlier shooting when another took place

(Newser) - A central Florida television journalist and a little girl were fatally shot Wednesday afternoon near the scene of a fatal shooting from earlier in the day, authorities said. Orange County Sheriff John Mina said during a news conference that they’ve detained Keith Melvin Moses, 19, who they believe is...

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...

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