Indian American journalist Megha Rajagopalan won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize on Friday for her coverage of China’s detention camps in Xinjiang.
The recognition: Rajagopalan won the award for International Reporting with Alison Killing and Christo Buschek for BuzzFeed News, the first for the website since its founding in 2012.
Sarah Jeong, the New York Times reporter who made headlines in 2018 for antagonizing white people, has branded conservative journalist Andy Ngo “dangerous” and called for his censorship on Twitter.
In a tweet posted on Jan. 9, Jeong cited a thread from Donovan Farley, another journalist who claimed that Ngo repeatedly “willfully deceives his followers into a frenzy that results in death and rape threats” for journalists and “anyone else” supposedly targeted by his “scorn.”
Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan, who reported on the initial spread of COVID-19 in Wuhan, has been sentenced to four years in prison by a Chinese court.
COVID coverage: Zhan reported on the crisis independently, broadcasting live video footage of overcrowded hospitals and writing essays critical of the Chinese government response, the New York Times reported.
Chinese Journalist Missing After Reporting on COVID-19 in January Revealed to Be ‘Under State Supervision’
A Chinese citizen journalist who went missing after exposing the government’s alleged suppression of early COVID-19 information has now been found to be under state supervision, according to a friend.
Chen Qiushi, a former human rights lawyer, arrived in Wuhan a day before it was placed in quarantine.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with a statement from the LA County Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman.
An Asian American journalist was arrested Saturday evening while covering the shooting of two Los Angeles County deputies in Compton.
NBC News correspondent Jo Ling Kent was hit by what appears to be a tear gas canister while covering the Black Lives Matter protest in Seattle following the murder of George Floyd.
Li Zehua, one of the three citizen journalists who went missing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan, China, has re-emerged and said that he was well-treated during his disappearance.
The 25-year-old journalist, who is known to his followers as Kcriss, updated everyone about what happened in his YouTube post on Wednesday, according to Shanghaiist.
A journalist recently took to Twitter to share a recent encounter with a racist man near her home.
Jiayang Fan, a staff writer at The New Yorker, detailed in a short Twitter thread how she was verbally abused with racial slurs right in front of her own home.
A Chinese citizen journalist has reportedly gone missing after exposing Wuhan’s “urgent epidemic situation” involving the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in a YouTube video posted last week.
Chen Qiushi, a former human rights lawyer, managed to arrive in the city a day after it was put under quarantine. He reported from Wuhan until his alleged disappearance.
A journalist in Japan who accused a high-profile television reporter of raping her in 2015 won around 3.3 million yen ($30,000) in damages in a Tokyo court on Wednesday.
Judge Akihiro Suzuki said in his ruling that he found 30-year-old Shiori Ito’s account in a civil lawsuit of being assaulted by 53-year-old Noriyuki Yamaguchi in April 2015 “highly trustworthy,” the New York Times reported.
Veby Mega Indah, 39, is now permanently blind in the right eye after getting shot with what is believed to be a rubber bullet during the confrontation in Wan Chai on Sept. 29.
Andy Ngo, the conservative journalist who was attacked at a left-wing protest in Portland, Oregon earlier this summer, has left his job as an editor for Quillette, the website’s editor-in-chief announced on Monday.
His exit comes at an interesting time, however, as a video showing him tagging along with a group of far-right activists orchestrating an attack against anti-fascists surfaced earlier on Twitter.