'Exciting' 'Scenes' From the Royal Baby Watch

Being a journalist is really hard, guys, especially if you're a journalist who gets paid to sit around and wait for a baby to drop out of a female human's uterus. Despite an estimated mid-July due date for Kate and William's bundle of joy, reporters staked their very important claims to the land in front of the… » 7/15/13 11:40am 7/15/13 11:40am

Five Journalists Who Also Worked in Strip Clubs

Leave it to Houston Press writer Richard Connelly, author of "The 10 Hottest Women on the Texas Sex Offenders List," to wring his hands upon learning that Houston Chronicle writer Sarah Tressler was also working at a strip club. Tressler — who just gave her first interview this morning on GMA — is just part of a rich… » 3/30/12 3:05pm 3/30/12 3:05pm

Fearless Journalist Marie Colvin Killed in Syria

Marie Colvin, an American war reporter who wrote for the British Sunday Times, was killed today in Homs, Syria. Her death sheds light on the issue she spent her life documenting: violence against noncombatants. » 2/22/12 12:45pm 2/22/12 12:45pm

Freed Female Times Journalist Describes Groping In Captivity

Among the four New York Times journalists just released after six days of captivity in Libya is one woman: Lynsey Addario, a photojournalist with a distinguished record in war zones. It appears from the journalists' accounts to their Times colleague that she was treated as badly and as well as her colleagues, with an… » 3/22/11 1:45pm 3/22/11 1:45pm

The End Of Brenda Starr, Girl Reporter

After over 70 years in business, lady journalist Brenda Starr is being retired. One early-round pitch had Brenda as a female pirate, but instead she became "the definition of a career-woman even before that term came into vogue." » 12/09/10 1:17pm 12/09/10 1:17pm

Massachusetts Passes Anti-Bullying Bill • Palin Requires Journalists To…

• In response to the death of 15-year-old student Phoebe Prince, the Massachusetts Legislature voted today to pass an anti-bullying law. "This is a day we can be proud we have done something positive," said Rep. John Scibak. » 4/30/10 5:40pm 4/30/10 5:40pm

"She Did It To The Max, And She Did It Brilliantly. And She Did It On…

CNN camerawoman Margaret Moth, 59, died on Sunday after years of fighting cancer. Moth, who changed her name to "have her own" and survived sniper fire in Sarajevo, was famous among colleagues for her fearlessness and her flair. [WaPo, CNN] » 3/22/10 10:20am 3/22/10 10:20am

Send Sarah A Message

Sarah Palin is keeping pretty close tabs on her Facebook friends. The former governor of Alaska unfriended and blocked Donnie Fowler after she revealed her true liberal colors on the social networking site. Politicians, they're just like us! [HuffingtonPost] » 3/18/10 10:40am 3/18/10 10:40am

Lisa Ling Expresses Fear, Hope For Sister's Release

"The ridiculous optimist in me was hoping they would show leniency and just let the girls go. That obviously wasn't the case. I still can't believe it's going on." — Lisa Ling, on sister Laura's imprisonment in North Korea. [Sactown] » 8/04/09 1:30pm 8/04/09 1:30pm

President Clinton In N. Korea To Negotiate Journalists' Release

Bill Clinton arrived in North Korea today to negotiate the release of imprisoned American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee. Some say his visit all but assures their release, while others are more skeptical. » 8/04/09 9:30am 8/04/09 9:30am

Zoo Renames "Obama" Monkey • Apology Might Secure Journalists' Release

Responding to criticism from the Initiative for Black Germans, the Dresden Zoo has changed the name of one of its baby mandrills from "Obama" to "Okeke" — unfortunately, also a common African surname. • » 7/10/09 5:30pm 7/10/09 5:30pm

Detained Journalists Still In Guesthouse, Not Labor Camp

Laura Ling and Euna Lee have not been sent to a North Korean labor camp, as their sentence dictates. Instead, they're being held at a guesthouse in Pyongyang, which may bode well for their early release. [AP, via NYT] » 7/10/09 1:30pm 7/10/09 1:30pm

Is Calling Detained Adult Journalists "Girls" A Calculated Move?

Though Laura Ling and Euna Lee, the American journalists imprisoned in North Korea, are 32 and 36 respectively, Ling's sister Lisa keeps referring to them as "girls" during her media appearances. (Mashup clip at left.) » 6/17/09 1:40pm 6/17/09 1:40pm

Hillary Clinton Asks North Korea To Deport Ling And Lee

Hillary Clinton has asked North Korea to return imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee to the US. Some think clemency is more likely for these Americans than for the North Koreans in the regime's labor camps. [Independent, TimesOnline] » 6/09/09 12:20pm 6/09/09 12:20pm

American Journalists Sentenced To 12 Years Hard Labor

Laura Ling and Euna Lee, the American journalists accused of entering North Korea, have been sentenced to twelve years of "reform through labor" — but many hope they will be released sooner. » 6/08/09 9:30am 6/08/09 9:30am

Trial Of Laura Ling, Euna Lee Begins In North Korea

The trial of Laura Ling and Seung-Eun (Euna) Lee, American journalists whom North Korea accuses of crossing into its territory, has begun. » 6/04/09 9:30am 6/04/09 9:30am

North Korea Sets Court Date For U.S. Journalists

Ugh: CNN reports that Current TV journos Laura Ling and Euna Lee will be tried in a North Korean court next month. They are accused of entering the country illegally and intending "hostile acts." [CNN] » 5/14/09 9:20am 5/14/09 9:20am

Reporting Live

In 1960, Nancy Dickerson became the first female reporter on television. A new book by her son John, On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson gives a pioneer and a complex woman her due. [NPR] » 2/04/09 6:30pm 2/04/09 6:30pm