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Journalist’s decapitated body found in Mexico

New York, September 26, 2011–The decapitated body of Mexican journalist Maria Elizabeth Macías Castro was found on a road near the city of Nuevo Laredo on Saturday, news reports said.

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UK must not undermine news media

Dear Prime Minister Cameron: The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the steps to curb recent riots in the United Kingdom that are under consideration by your government. These measures would set alarming precedents that hinder press freedom and the free flow of information.

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CPJ condemns U.K. calls for riot footage and restrictions

New York, August 11, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s statement calling for broadcasters to immediately provide unedited footage and for measures restricting social networking as a means to stem ongoing riots in the country.

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A Google developers conference in May. (Reuters/Beck Diefenbach)

Google+ for journalists at risk

When they’re creating new features, software designers talk in terms of “use cases.” A use case describes steps that future customers might perform with a website. “Starting a group with friends,” would be a use case for Facebook. “Buying a book” would be case for Amazon’s designers. 

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