Since Turkey’s military action into Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has cracked down on the media to make sure his moves in the Middle East are not critiqued.
Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik was arrested in Iran and detained for a week before being released to her family.
Various media outlets try to convey the impact and complexities of the Amazon burning as interested parties fight over resources.
Contradicting media reports have been critiqued for escalating the conflict in Venezuela where fighting over the country’s next leader has exploded into violence and chaos.
Russia has instated new legislation aimed at countering fake news but serves to increase censorship online.
Claims of defamation against opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta mark the latest attempt at censorship of independent outlets in Russia.