Breaking News


Pro-Russian gunmen fire at Ukrainian border guards/AFP


In tomorrow’s class, our guest Bill Foreman will be talking about how to cover breaking news and the role of wire agencies. ¬†Ahead of the class, please read the following for discussion

Ukraine Delays Heavy Weapons Pullback, Blames Rebel Attacks(AP)

Ukraine Says Cannot Withdraw Heavy Weapons as Attacks Persist (Reuters)

Pro-Russia Troops Violate Truce Outside Ukraine Port City (AFP)

New Violence Belies Talk of Peace in Ukraine (NYT)

Thanks to Yardain Amron, for pointing out this interesting story about how Syrian human rights activists are appropriating ISIS imagery and videos to try to call international attention to the scope of the violence.