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CNN Reporter Elise Labott Suspended After Biased Refugees Tweet

By linking her CNN article about the Syrian refugee crisis to a tweet where she clearly expresses her opinion on the controversy Labott destroyed her credibility as an objective reporter, and tarnished the reputation of CNN.

SOP newswire3UN Celebrates Press Freedom - With journalism under increasing attack worldwide, top United Nations officials on Thursday joined a growing chorus of calls for the better protection of media workers.
SOP newswire3Women Journalists in Afghanistan Defiant in the Face of Violence - The dangers of working as a journalist in Afghanistan have been dramatically underlined by an attack in the capital Kabul on Monday in which nine Afghan photographers and reporters were killed. They had gone to report on a suicide attack, and were targeted by a second suicide bomber when they arrived on the scene.
SOP newswire3UN Condemns Killing of Journalist in Brazil - The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom has condemned the killing of João Miranda do Carmo, an online journalist in Brazil, and called for an investigation into the incident.
Robert Paul ReyesCNN Reporter Elise Labott Suspended After Biased Refugees Tweet - By linking her CNN article about the Syrian refugee crisis to a tweet where she clearly expresses her opinion on the controversy Labott destroyed her credibility as an objective reporter, and tarnished the reputation of CNN.
SOP newswire3UN Condemns Killing of Two Journalists in Iraq - The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization voiced deep concern today over the reported killing of two Iraqi journalists in Mosul.
SOP newswire3UN Condemns Killing of Bangladeshi Blogger Ananta Bijoy Das - The head of the United Nations agency with a mandate to defend freedom of expression and press freedom worldwide today voiced grave concern about the safety of citizen journalists in Bangladesh following the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das on 12 May.
SOP newswire3UN Condemns Murder of Mexican Journalist - The UN called for a full inquiry into the killing of journalist Armando Saldaña Morales in Mexico.
SOP newswire3UN Marks 'World Press Freedom Day' - Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world.
John G. KaysBob Simon`s Sudden Death in a Car Accident is a Blow to Journalism! - The one part of his career I`m most interested in, his early days in Vietnam, has only, so far, received sketchy coverage; I suspect this will change in time, since he just died yesterday.
SOP newswire3UN Debates Journalism After Charlie Hebdo - The UN agency mandated to protect free expression hosted at its Paris headquarters a day of reflection and held a wide-ranging debate on press freedom.
John G. KaysIn the Homicide of an Unidentified North Austin Woman, Why Was a Man Arrested, Then Let Go? - Why were Austin Police making a welfare check on a North Austin woman Thursday morning? It turns out now (we`ve now learned), once APD went to the yet unidentified woman`s house (12000 block of Staton - between W. Parmer Ln. and W. Howard Ln., just west of Metric Blvd.), they found her dead, and they`re confident in ruling it a homicide.
John G. KaysWhy Does Sharpshooter Justin Bourque Have a Grudge Against the Royal Canadian Police? - A Reuters report (Canada police extend manhunt...) is the latest news I`ve heard, regarding this gunman, 24-year-old Justin Bourque, who has already killed three police officers and wounded two more, in Moncton, New Brunswick (in Canada - see map). That is, if the Royal Canadian Police has spotted him...
John G. KaysWas Philip Duran`s Death (In Kyle, Tx, 4/27/`13), By Nathaniel Eddleman`s Car, a Deliberate Hit and Run? - While watching KXAN News last night, I heard about the vehicular hit and run of Philip Duran on April 27, 2013 (a little over a year ago), by a young man by the name of Nathaniel Eddleman. Eddleman, who is now 18, but was 17 at the time he hit and killed Phillip Duran, turned himself in to the Hays County Jail, but was quickly released yesterday after posting bond.
John G. KaysWhat`s Behind the Shootout at the Pointe On Rio Construction Site Near UT? - Efforts to size-up a construction site double shooting Wednesday, near the University of Texas campus (MLK Boulevard and Rio Grande) have their limits, thus far. The time of the shooting, where both a fired worker, possibly returning to his former work site seeking revenge...
John G. KaysNBC Journalist Edwin Newman`s Documentary 'A World`s Fair Diary' Stirs Up a Few Memories! - I waxed nostalgic yesterday evening as I watched an NBC News story, marking the 50th Anniversary for the grand opening of the 1964 World`s Fair; my Aunt Martha lived in New York at that time, was rolling in dough...
SOP newswire3UN Denounces Killing of Journalist in the Philippines - The UN denounced the killing of journalist Rubylita Garcia and called on authorities in the Philippines to investigate the case.
John G. KaysThe Lake Waco Murders: An Email Interview with 'Texas Monthly' Writer, Michael Hall - The Lake Waco Murders (July 13, 1982) exist in two dimensions: one, is how the story projects itself forth, promulgated by the news, witnesses, the WPD, attorneys, the DA, and then ultimately, by a very gifted writer
SOP newswire3UN Deplores Attack on Journalists in Afghanistan - The UN condemned the attack on two journalists working for the Associated Press which left one dead and the other wounded.
Derek SandersA Brief Moment in Time: An Interview with Judyth Piazza - Judyth Piazza, the founder of the Student Operated Press, is a long-time journalist with a passion for what she does.
William GiorgioThe Woman Behind the Scenes at TheSOP - Judyth Piazza - A behind-the-scenes look at the woman responsible for the Student Operated Press.
Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)Judyth Piazza interviews Emmy-Award Winning Videographer, Sue Groves - Judyth Piazza interviews Emmy-Award Winning Videographer, Sue Groves about RGV Beyond Arts Magazine and The Award Winning Mobile Journalist Program on The American Perspective
SOP newswire2 SPJ Believes the Justice Department Violated Media Guidelines - Leaders of the Society of Professional Journalists expressed concern Friday about the possible weakening of existing Department of Justice guidelines governing investigations that involve the news media.
John PustelnikJudyth Piazza and theSOP: News and Radio from Around the World - Judyth Piazza is the creator of The Student Operated Press (theSOP), an organization whose goal is to provide aspiring journalists a place to gain the skills needed to make it in the business.
John G. KaysThe Boston Globe Provides Accurate Coverage of the Double Marathon Bombings! - Regarding the Boston Marathon bombings, whether it was television or print news coverage, the primary source I`m referencing, for now on, is The Boston Globe. Finally, and wisely (I might add), I succumbed to an exclusive focus on the Globe for information on the horrific double bombing, that occurred in Copley Square late Monday afternoon.
SOP newswire22013 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism Open for Nominations - The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication announced today that nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism for outstanding ethical decisions or work published in 2012.
SOP newswire2The Gettysburg Approach to Writing & Speaking like a Professional - New edition of highly praised communication book corrects apparent error in first edition
SOP newswireFall Issue of 'The Family in America' Focuses on the Family and Poverty - The fall 2012 issue of 'The Family in America', is themed the family and poverty.
SOP newswireMaryknoll Magazines Themed on Centennial of the Maryknoll Sisters' Congregation - The November and December issue of Maryknoll Magazine focus on Centennial of the Maryknoll Sisters' Congregation and its dedication to mission around the world.
SOP newswireNew Documentary Records the Inspiring Story of 9/11 Survivor - Leslie Haskin's story of escape from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, brings hope to survivors of trauma.
SOP newswireAT&T`s Plan to Charge for FaceTime Causes Concern for Free Press - Free Press feels making customers charge for accessing FaceTime may be a violation of federal cyber rules.
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