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Top German Journalist Admits To Faking Stories For Years

Claas Relotius was named German Reporter of the Year for a story about a young Syrian boy this month Frankfurt am Main, Germany:  Germany’s respected news weekly Der Spiegel stunned the media world on Wednesday by revealing that one of its award-winning reporters had for years falsified stories. Claas Relotius “made up stories and invented protagonists” in at… Read More »

Turkish journalist Can Dündar jailed after surviving gun attack

The prominent Turkish journalist Can Dündar has been sentenced to more than five years in prison, shortly after surviving an attack by a gunman who attempted to shoot him outside a courthouse in Istanbul. “In the space of two hours we have experienced two assassination attempts: one was done with a gun, the other was judicial,” said the… Read More »

Female journalist grills Donald Trump about racism – he calls her ‘beautiful’

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump called a female reporter ‘beautiful’ moments after she quizzed him over his policy plans for racial inclusion. Karen Attiah, the Washington Post’s Opinions Deputy Digital Editor asked Trump to comment on his controversial statements about Muslims and his Hispanic polling numbers, during a meeting between the billionaire Presidential hopeful and the newspaper’s editorial board… Read More »