journalists

A Court in Myanmar Is Pressing Ahead With Charges Against Two Reuters Journalists

(YANGON, Myanmar) — A Myanmar court on Wednesday refused to dismiss a case against two Reuters journalists after the reporters’ lawyers insisted last week that the evidence doesn’t support the charges. The case against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo has been strongly criticized internationally as an effort by authorities to intimidate the press, especially(…)

Two Journalists Have Been Arrested in Myanmar, Sparking Outcry Over a Widening Press Crackdown

Myanmar’s government said on Wednesday that police had arrested two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The reporters had been working on stories about a military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rahkine State that has caused almost 650,000 people to flee to neighboring Bangladesh. The Ministry of Information said in a(…)

Female Journalists Do Not Have The Right To Bare Their Arms In The House

Obviously Ivanka Trump and Melania Trump haven’t gotten the memo. According to The House, it is “inappropriate” for females (journalists, members, or otherwise) to wear anything sleeveless. CBS News reports an unnamed young, female reporter was recently barred from entering the Speaker’s lobby because her dress did not cover her shoulders. Apparently the journalist tried(…)