Roxana Saberi Did Not Get Arrested In Iran For Being Miss North Dakota

But it's fun to joke about performing sedition for your talent anyway! The journalist (and former pageant queen) was on The Daily Show last night to talk about her new memoir of captivity in Iran. » 4/01/10 1:20pm 4/01/10 1:20pm

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Released Journalist Pens Memoir

Formerly detained journalist Roxana Saberi has announced that she is working on a memoir to be released in March 2010. The book will cover her arrest in January, her trial and sentencing, and eventual release. [AP] » 6/23/09 10:20am 6/23/09 10:20am

Friends, Family, Roxana Saberi Speak Out About Ling And Lee

As imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee await negotiations that will hopefully secure their release from North Korea, friends and family speak out on their character, and formerly detained journalist Roxana Saberi offers some advice. » 6/11/09 5:00pm 6/11/09 5:00pm

Roxana Saberi To Receive Courage Medal

In non-depressing journalism news, released journalist Roxana Saberi will receive a Medal for Courage in Journalism from Northwestern University's journalism school. The medal "is a testament to Saberi's personal and journalistic resilience during an extremely difficult ordeal." [Editor & Publisher] » 6/09/09 12:40pm 6/09/09 12:40pm

Roxana Saberi: "I Was Never A Spy, I Am Not A Spy, And I Will Never Be…

On Good Morning America, Roxana Saberi discussed her imprisonment in Iran, explaining that she only confessed to being a U.S. spy after being threatened with imprisonment and execution, and later she took back her confession. Diane Sawyer is mainly interested in the 32-year-old "American girl"'s tears. Clip at left. » 5/29/09 5:30pm 5/29/09 5:30pm

Roxana Saberi Thanks Secretary Clinton For Securing Her Release

Roxana Saberi met with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday to thank her for pushing for her release from Iran's Evin prison. The state-run news network in Iran has pointed out that Saberi still hasn't thanked Iranian officials for freeing her. » 5/28/09 9:30am 5/28/09 9:30am

Roxana Saberi Released From Iran • Transgender Woman's Marriage To Man…

• American journalist Roxana Saberi arrived in Austria today and reunited with her parents after being released from prison in Iran. Her jail term was reduced to a two-year suspended sentence. • » 5/15/09 6:30pm 5/15/09 6:30pm

Roxana Saberi (To Be?) Released

Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi is slated to be freed today, after Iranian courts reduced her sentence for espionage from eight years to two years suspended. » 5/11/09 9:30am 5/11/09 9:30am

Roxana Saberi's Case To Be Reviewed • Maine & D.C. Take Steps Toward…

• An An Iranian appeals court will review journalist Roxana Saberi's conviction next week. The announcement came after Saberi's family agreed not to hire several prominent lawyers, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi. • » 5/05/09 5:40pm 5/05/09 5:40pm

Roxana Saberi Briefly Hospitalized • Big Newborn Almost Kills British…

Roxana Saberi, the American journalist being held on charges of espionage in Iran, was hospitalized. Her ill health is the result of a hunger fast, which she intensified by refusing to drink water. • » 5/04/09 5:20pm 5/04/09 5:20pm

Michelle Obama: Role Model For Women Across The World • Penis Severed…

Michelle Obama is inspiring women the world over. "She shows women that it's OK to have dark skin and to not have a son. She's quite real to us," said Heather Ferreira of Mumbai. » 4/28/09 5:30pm 4/28/09 5:30pm

U.S. Journalist Held In Iran Continues Hunger Strike

Roxana Saberi, the Iranian-American journalist jailed in Iran for allegedly spying for the United States, has vowed to continue her hunger strike until she is released, though her father says she is "very weak." » 4/27/09 9:30am 4/27/09 9:30am