Media panels in honor of #WorldPressFreedomDay, hosted by the National Press Club, focused on the importance of local journalism.
See what you missed this week: From France and India, to Turkey and Venezuela.
On Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists released its latest “Attacks on the Press” anthology. The theme this year: Repression 2.0. The compilation, which features nearly two dozen short pieces by prominent journalists and media figures, aims to be a comprehensive account of the challenges
Church bombing in Egypt Egypt Cabinet OKs state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings A stunned nation watched funerals for victims of the bombings on national TV and citizens raised questions and fears about what some consider lax security at churches. “The state of
In March, the Russian embassy in the United Kingdom rolled out a new, interactive “online diplomacy” program in an apparent attempt to promote a more favorable image of the country in the West. The program, described by the embassy as the “Russian Diplomatic Online Club”
Nearly two months after the European Union pledged to ramp up its anti-disinformation campaign, it appears the Commission has little to show for it. The East StratCom Task Force, an agency set up to counter pro-Russian propaganda, anti-Western disinformation, and other sources of “fake news”
The day was January 12, 2017 and Justin Trudeau was holding his first town hall event of the year. Unlike most political Q&A’s, this one was held entirely on Snapchat. The event, like many moments featuring Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister, quickly went “viral.” Beaming through
The European Commission announced in late January that it will ramp up its efforts to combat fake news by committing more staff resources to its anti-disinformation task force. The initiative, known as the East Stratcom Task Force, was set up in 2015 to fight back
The rise of populism and a deepening distrust in the government and the media have upended old assumptions about the world. Many in academic and journalistic circles are beginning to question whether democracy is something that can be taken for granted. In an effort to
Just days before the New Jersey state legislature adjourned for the holiday recess, lawmakers quietly slipped a relatively innocuous-sounding bill through committee. The measure, which was strongly favored by Governor Chris Christie, would have repealed a state law requiring municipal governments to publish legal notices