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Independent Magazine in Ethiopia Shut Down

By Betre Yacob.  One of the few independent Ethiopian magazines, Ebony, has been shut down  after 6 years of publishing, putting many full-time and part-time workers out  of a job. Tessema Dessalgn, the shear holder and editor in chief [...]
Ethiopian Journalists Forum (EJF) warns leaders of three Journalists Associations

Ethiopian Journalists Forum (EJF) warns leaders of three Journalists Associations

By Betre Yacob.  Ethiopian Journalists Forum (EJF), the newly established journalists  association in Ethiopia, warned leaders of three journalists associations  operating in the country. In a statement issued yesterday, the association [...]
Liberal Media in Free Fall

Liberal Media in Free Fall

By Alan Caruba. An enduring memory of my late Father is of him sitting in his chair by the fireplace reading The New York Times. As far as he was concerned, he was receiving the most accurate news of the nation and the world. Despite the [...]
New Journalist Association Established in Ethiopia

New Journalist Association Established in Ethiopia

By Betre Yacob.  Ethiopian journalists have successfully established a new nation-wide non partisan and independent professional association, which is unique of its kind. The first general assembly meeting of the association was colourfully [...]
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Imprisoned Ethiopian Journalist Denied a Medical Treatment

By Betre Yacob. An Ethiopian Journalist Woubshet Taye, who is serving his sentence in Kality Prison in Addis Ababa, is being denied a Medical Treatment. He is suffering from severe renal calculus (kidney stone). Woubshet Taye is among a number [...]
Verbatim "Climate" Journalism

Verbatim “Climate” Journalism

By Alan Caruba. On September 27 I was reading my Wall Street Journal as usual when I turned the page to read the following headline: “U.N. Affirms Human Role in Global Warming.” There is no human role in global warming and there is no global [...]
The Heroic Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega

The Heroic Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega

By Betre Yacob. Ethiopian prominent Journalist and blogger Eskinder Naga is one of those who have been arrested, interrogated, and threatened in Ethiopia, for exercising freedom of expression. He is currently serving his jail sentence in Kality, [...]
Bad Science and Bad Journalism are a Bad Combination

Bad Science and Bad Journalism are a Bad Combination

By Alan Caruba. On Wednesday, March 6, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee sent out a notice that its hearing on global warming was cancelled due to the chilly weather and a snowstorm that was about to hit the nation’s capital. The [...]
Goodbye to a very GREEN Business Week

Goodbye to a very GREEN Business Week

. By Alan Caruba. In late 2010 I let my subscription to The Economist expire and now I am going to do that for Bloomberg Business Week. In the February 18-24 edition of Business Week, an editorial, “The Right Way Forward on Climate Change”, [...]
Newsweek: An Obituary

Newsweek: An Obituary

By Alan Caruba Newsweek, founded in 1933 by a former Time magazine editor, will cease to publish a print edition at the end of 2012. As a former journalist it pained me to read there will be cuts to its staff of 270 reporters and editors, but [...]