France’s iTélé show host suspended following journalists’ strike

France’s iTélé show host suspended following journalists’ strike

Journalists at French 24-hour news station iTélé went on strike for a second week on Monday over the hiring of presenter Jean-Marc Morandini, who is under formal investigation for sexual harassment and the coercion of minors. Morandini officially joined the channel earlier this month at the insistence of Vincent Bolloré – whose mass media conglomerate […]

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 42 journalists, local media say

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 42 journalists, local media say

Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 42 journalists as part of the investigation into the failed coup aimed at toppling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, television news channels said Monday. Among those targeted by the warrants was prominent journalist Nazli Ilicak, who was fired from the pro-government Sabah daily in 2013 for criticising ministers caught […]

Journalists acquitted, priest jailed at ‘Vatileaks’ trial

Journalists acquitted, priest jailed at ‘Vatileaks’ trial

Two investigative journalists accused of publishing stolen papers which exposed scandal in the Vatican were acquitted Thursday, while a whistle-blowing Spanish prelate was sentenced to jail time in the Vatileaks trial. The drama of sex, greed and press freedom which had gripped the tiny city state for months peaked with the surprise verdict given by […]