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Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Marin County Journalist Imprisoned In Iran Finally Allowed A Lawyer After 7 Months Detention

After more than seven months behind bars in an Iranian prison, detained Washington Post correspondent and Marin County native Jason Rezaian has for the first time been allowed to hire a defense lawyer, according to his family.

03/03/2015

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Is There Arsenic In That Rice Cereal You’re Feeding Your Baby?

Generations of moms in my family have sworn by mixing a tablespoon of rice cereal into a baby’s breast milk before bed to…

02/11/2015

Credit Credit Freeze (credit: CBS)

Why My Toddler Has A Credit Card

Over the years, I’ve interviewed identity theft victims, security experts, and even convicted ID thieves for far too many news stories on the topic…

02/10/2015

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About ‘NewsMom’

Journalists tend to ask questions that others might not. We also have an ethical obligation to investigate both sides of any story. So, when I found out that I was…

02/10/2015

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Upcoming NewsMom Reviews & Blogs

KPIX 5 Reporter and NewsMom, Julie Watts plans to cover the following topics and a whole lot more…

02/10/2015

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Washington Post Journalist From Marin To Stand Trial In Iran For Undisclosed Charges

A Washington Post journalist from Marin County detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran’s state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.

01/15/2015

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Gayle King Crowned ‘The Queen of Instagram’

The “CBS This Morning” co-anchor may have filled up your Instagram feed with posts, but according to BuzzFeed, it was all worth it…

10/24/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

NorCal Society Of Journalists Awards KCBS Radio With Excellence In Journalism Award For Asiana Crash Coverage

The SPJ said the coverage was “an amazing record of what happened during the Asiana crash with riveting first-hand accounts.”

10/21/2014

Kurdish Peshmerga forces monitor positions of Islamic State (IS) fighters during a battle to retake the eastern town of Jalawla, 130 kilometres (80 miles) northeast of Baghdad.  (Photo credit should read JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Congressman Visits Middle-East Capitals As Another American Journalist Is Beheaded

ISIS, a growing terrorist group, claimed responsibility Tuesday for the beheading of another American journalist. Meanwhile, East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is visiting capitals in the Middle East to put together an international alliance to defeat the group.

09/02/2014

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Bill Would Protect California Reporters’ Phone Records

State agencies would be required to give journalists five days’ notice before they issue subpoenas to a third-party company for telephone records under legislation announced Thursday by a state senator.

05/23/2013

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