Washington Babylon — July 9, 2010, 7:23 am

Fellowship Travelers: State Department bars Nieman fellow as “terrorist”

From Associated Press:

The U.S. government has denied a visa to a prominent Colombian journalist who specializes in conflict and human rights reporting to attend a prestigious fellowship at Harvard University.

Hollman Morris, who produces an independent TV news program called “Contravia,” has been highly critical of ties between illegal far-right militias and allies of outgoing President Alvaro Uribe, Washington’s closest ally in Latin America.

Incidentally, a warning to CNN reporters: Do not use Twitter to say anything supportive of Morris. You will be fired.

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