Austin Tice

Austin Tice has now been missing for 3 years

McClatchy DC | Reporters Without Borders | The Family of Austin Tice Freelance journalist Austin Tice has been missing in Syria for three years. In a piece Tuesday for McClatchy DC, Hannah Allam reported that Tice last used his satellite phone on August 13, 2012, from Syria. He is believed to have been kidnapped the following … Read More

Austin Tice has been missing for 1,001 days

McClatchyDC This undated photo obtained from the family of Austin Tice, shows American freelance journalist Austin Tice, 31, who has been missing in Syria since mid-August, 2012. Tuesday was the 1,000th day since journalist Austin Tice was abducted in Syria, Lesley Clark reported for McClatchyDC. Clark reported that White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest opened Tuesday's press … Read More

Forecast: Digital ad revenue to jump 17% this year, magazine ad revenue to fall 11%

Wednesday already? Here we go. Digital ad revenue to pass TV in 2017: According to Magna Global forecasts, "television revenues are expected to grow 2.2% this year," Nathalie Tadena writes. "Newspaper and magazine ad revenue are expected to decline 8.9% and 11% respectively, while digital ad revenues are expected to jump 17% this year to $50 billion." (The … Read More

Austin Tice's parents struggle to find answers about their missing son

Agence France-Presse The parents of journalist Austin Tice are currently in Beirut, where they're hoping to find information about their 31-year-old son. Tice, a McClatchy and Washington Post freelancer, has been missing for 11 months in Syria -- a country that's been ranked the most dangerous place in the world for journalists. Marc and Debra Tice. (AP Photo from November 2012/Bilal Hussein)In a July 4 interview with Agence France-Presse, Debra and Marc Tice explain how difficult it's been waiting for answers and say they continue to hold onto hope. "I just wake up and think, I woke up again and nothing has changed, it wasn't a dream," Debra told AFP. "I put my feet on the floor and I build a wall around my emotions and I just think about what strength I need for today." Marc added: "Honestly, we're not that interested in who or why, we're interested in how do we get him back, what is needed to return him to us safely." Read More