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2011-07-22 09:57:00

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club has selected CBS News correspondent Lara Logan and al Jazeera's Dorothy Parvaz as winners of the John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award for 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) The Aubuchon Press Freedom Award honors people whose actions embody the struggle to advance press freedom and open government. Each year, the Club selects one domestic and one international figure to receive...

2011-02-16 09:23:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by National Press Club President Mark Hamrick. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) The National Press Club is urging authorities in Egypt to aggressively investigate and bring to justice the individuals responsible for the brutal attack on CBS News correspondent Lara Logan. The NPC also notes with extreme dismay reports that dozens of other journalists have been injured...

2008-07-09 09:00:04

World News IN BRIEF *NEW YORK Lara Logan, the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, has told The Washington Post that she is pregnant, and the father, Joseph Burkett, is a married federal contractor whom she met in Iraq. Mr Burkett is in the midst of a divorce from his wife, Kimberly, with whom he has a three-year-old daughter. Logan, 37, is going through a divorce from her estranged husband, Jason Siemon. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by ProQuest...

2008-06-24 02:29:47

Coverage of the war in Iraq has been curtailed in 2008 on the three U.S. television networks' evening newscast, a TV consultant reports. With nearly half of 2008 gone, the three newscasts have shown 181 weekday minutes of Iraq coverage, compared with 1,157 minutes for all of 2007, The New York Times reported. Information compiled by television consultant Andrew Tyndall indicates CBS Evening News had the fewest minutes devoted to Iraq -- 51 -- compared with 55 minutes on ABC's World News...

2006-07-14 01:13:32

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - U.S. television networks are ratcheting up their coverage of the rapidly escalating conflict in the Middle East, using a combination of resources already on the ground and more coming in from the four corners of the world. Israeli jets struck Hizbollah's southern Beirut stronghold Friday hours after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ordered a more intense retaliation against the Lebanese guerrilla group's capture of two Israeli soldiers....

2006-01-30 03:25:00

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK -- Bob Woodruff and Doug Vogt are no strangers to combat or sticky situations. Like hundreds of other journalists, both built their careers on going to war zones and bringing back the story. But the bomb attack that seriously wounded Woodruff and Vogt shook the news industry Sunday, providing a chilling reminder that covering the war in Iraq has become increasingly dangerous for journalists. More than 60 journalists have died in the line of duty since the war in...

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