Chinese officials banned BBC World News on Feb. 12, a week after the U.K. pulled the license of state-owned broadcaster CGTN, in response to reporting on China’s early handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
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.
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 journalism world has experienced a chaotic news cycle this past month including the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, the media crackdown in Tanzania, the disappearance of an award-winning Chinese journalist, the emergence of digital India and so much more.