Journalist Dies on the West Bank

Times of Israel: The Palestinian Authority said on Thursday it had refused Israel’s request to conduct a joint investigation into the death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. “Israel requested a joint investigation and the handing over of the bullet that...

Canonizing a Fallen Journalist

George Weigel at First Things: As of May 15, Catholic journalists around the world will be able to count one of their number among the saints, as Titus Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite killed at the Dachau concentration camp in 1942, is canonized in St. Peter’s Square. At...

Fallen Journalists in Mexico

Reuters: A Mexican journalist was found dead in the northwestern state of Sinaloa on Thursday, authorities said, marking the ninth death of a media worker in an unprecedentedly bloody year for the country which has drawn international scrutiny. Luis Enrique Ramirez, a...

World Press Freedom Day

Yesterday was World Press Freedom Day. Sirwan Kajjo at VOA: As the world marks World Press Freedom Day on May 3, leaders and international organizations are stressing the importance of protecting journalists, who increasingly face threats around the world.  This...