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War reporter accused of plagiarism

Christopher Hedges, author of several books and articles, covering war has been accused of plagiarism. An article in the New Republic outlines Hedges's plagiarism in an article he submitted to … [Read More...]

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War photographer James Natchwey seen taking photos in the line of fire.

How reporters deal with dark news

The daily news is rife with treachery and danger: multiple wars, simmering revolutions, natural and unnatural disasters and random acts of violence. It's enough to make one curl up in a fetal position and avoid the outside world altogether. … [Read More...]

USS Freedom arrives in Singapore while an advance team watches on. Photo credit U.S. Navy

USS Freedom celebrates 5 years of problems

The Littoral Combat Ship USS Freedom's crew cut cake Nov. 8 in Singapore celebrating its fifth year of being commissioned. Two days later, the mechanically plagued ship was still sitting dockside because of electrical problems with its propulsion system in the … [Read More...]