In an unusual turn of events this week, Philippine President Robert Duterte has ordered the creation of a presidential task force to protect journalists and investigate attacks on the media. The creation of such a superbody is at odds with Duterte’s acidic attitude towards the
This article is the third in a series about how foreign media covers the election. Read the first article about Israel here and the second about Ghana here. The first debate, this past week, between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had Russian media
The Angolan National Assembly passed four new bills this past August establishing a new regulatory body, “Entidade Reguladora da Comunicação Social Angolana” (ERCA), the Angolan Social Communications Regulatory Body. The move was approved in a series of laws formulated by the Popular Movement for the
Analysis: George Washington Hires Reformed al-Qaida Recruiter. A Hero’s Journey or a Reason to Worry?
When reformed al-Qaida recruiter Jesse Morton was hired by a think tank at The George Washington University, it spurred headlines at major national news outlets. Morton, formerly known as Younus Abdullah Muhammad, spent three years incarcerated in Virginia on charges of inciting hatred, and conspiracy
According to the Center for Disease Control, there is approximately a 1 to 13 percent chance that a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus will give birth to a child with microcephaly. Despite the low rate of microcephaly, Zika’s worst-case scenario, and few American