While the 2010s featured the rise of social media and new reporting technologies, attacks and threats against journalists have brought increased concerns on the state of press freedom around the world.
Editor-in-Chief Celine Castronuovo, Podcast Director Michael Kohler, Editor-at-large Rob Cline and politics writer James Smathers relaunch The MediaPod series by discussing the media’s role in the impeachment process, the social media platform political ad wars, billionaires in the 2020 news cycle, and press freedom during recent military
Singapore’s latest crackdown on “fake news” follows global path toward declining press freedom.
A group of 12 reporters recently visited Facebook’s European headquarters to meet their team dedicated to combating fake-news and misinformation before this month’s European Parliamentary elections. Journalists from The New York Times, The Guardian, Politico and more provided detailed reporting of the 40 person team monitoring
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.
Students in the Ukraine are learning how to spot fake news in the midst of the presidential election and the growth of the far-right movement.
Russia has instated new legislation aimed at countering fake news but serves to increase censorship online.
Nick Sandmann’s parents have filed a defamation suit against The Washington Post on his behalf.
Right wing media hosts and outlets show a diverse range of response to President Trump’s reopening of the federal government.
YouTube has become the preferred platform for those with far-right views.