From the BBC: Israeli officials say they are taking measures to restrict the work of the Arabic television network, al-Jazeera, inside Israel. It follows a decision last month by al-Jazeera's owners, the state of Qatar, to cut trade ties with Israel. The work visas of some al-Jazeera employees based in Israel will not be renewed, [...]
From the BBC: Press campaigners have condemned the killing of a Kenyan journalist whose decapitated body has been found dumped in a forest. The dead journalist was identified as Francis Kainda Nyaruri. His body was discovered with his hands tied behind his back and deep gashes on his body. The campaign group, Reporters Without Borders, [...]
The Globe and Mail sheds a total of 90 jobs across all departments, and the Halifax Chronicle-Herald hands out layoff notices to almost one-quarter of its newsroom.