Social media has bolstered a #MeToo movement in Iran, potentially turning a new leaf in sexual violence survivors’ rights in the region.
Social media companies use computer algorithms that track users’ content preferences and interests, and feed them content that aligns with those interests, consequently controlling what news people see on their feeds and creating echo chambers.
The massively popular video-sharing app TikTok has found itself in the middle of a political crossfire in recent weeks after the Trump administration issued executive actions against its parent company and voiced concerns about data and national security.
In her new book “Ghosting the News,” Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan outlines how local newspapers are being devastated and how we can stop the bleeding.
China’s new national security law clamps down on journalists covering Hong Kong as well as pro-democracy and pro-independence advocates in the region.
Media coverage of sexual assault adheres to extreme victim stereotypes, often using language that exonerates the perpetrator while reinforcing a problematic culture of victim blaming.
Photojournalist Masrat Zahra, who was booked by the Jammu and Kashmir Police for uploading “anti-national” posts to social media, talks to MediaFile about her work documenting the “female gaze” of the humanitarian crisis in Jammu and Kashmir.
A new national security law has called into question the future of Hong Kong. On episode 12 of LTNS, photojournalist Laurel Chor discusses how the law has changed the city and the protests that have enveloped the streets of the global hub for the past year.
The EARN IT Act could fundamentally change how we use the internet by further restricting Section 230 and end-to-end encryption. India McKinney from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Adi Robertson from The Verge explain what this bill means for the future of the internet on episode #11 of LTNS.
The American public needs to know what is at stake in Yemen in order to mount public pressure on US officials to terminate US involvement in the war.