Following international criticism from human rights and press freedom organizations, the female Iranian TV journalist was allowed to return to her home country.
A prominent Nicaraguan journalist has fled his home country in order to maintain his safety while reporting on President Daniel Ortega’s regime.
As political tension continues to increase after an uprising in Nicaragua last April, President Ortega has cracked down on the media by harassing journalists and raiding newsrooms.
Recent coverage about murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has focused on Trump’s lack of action but politicians on Capital Hill are trying to draft legislation that would hold Saudi Arabia accountable for multiple human rights violations.
Fake news was used as a strategy during Brazil’s latest elections and now the president-elect is cracking down on the media.
China has deployed many media tactics over the years to influence its own narrative in the international community.
Many news outlets are calling the American government’s latest decision to withdraw from a U.N. treaty another example of the U.S. turning towards isolationism as foreign policy.