Egyptian journalist dies after being shot in clashes

Associated Press

Ahmed Mohammed Mahmoud, 36, was taking pictures of clashes on the streets from the balcony of his home on Jan. 28 when he was shot by a sniper. The newsman, who worked for Al-Taawun, died Friday at a hospital. || Steve Myers: Attacks on journalists abate after two days of violence.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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