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CPJ relieved by release of journalist in Iran

July 7, 2009

In response to reports that Iason Athanasiadis, a journalist detained in Iran since June 17, was released today we issued the following statement... "We are relieved that Iason's ordeal has come to an end and that he will soon be reunited with his family and loved ones," said CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon. "However, there are still around 20 journalists imprisoned in Iran. We hope that they too will be released soon." Read more

Jeb Sharp a Recipient of Sigma Delta Chi Award

Nieman Notes August 20, 2008

The Society of Professional Journalists announced the recipients of the 2007 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism on April 14. Jeb Sharp, Class of 2006, was part of a team from PRI’s The World that received the Feature Reporting (Radio) award for “Rwanda: Trying to Move On.” Read more