Richie Mehta, a Canada-based film director, has begun addressing the systemic issue of sexual assault and rape in India through a new Netflix mini-series entitled “Delhi Crime.”
The news you missed last month included Apple deals in Russia to journalists in Indonesia to art in Uganda to so many other incredible stories around the world.
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.
As journalists are attacked and killed for doing their jobs, female journalists also face threats on social media and sexual harassment in and outside the workplace.
From online censorship to the murder of a Mexican journalist, here are some of the press freedom stories you may have missed last month.
India’s press freedom is being tested by attacks on journalists and censorship of media.
The plight of Rohingya migrants continues, but only local outlets seem to be the only ones covering it
The mainstream media in India has decided to capitalize the tragedy with splashy headlines and rumors
Hurricane Harvey has taken over the news cycle, but devastating floods in South Asia have gone on ignored.
WhatsApp forwarded message chains have resulted in mob justice and seven deaths in rural India. Is the app responsible for curbing its potentially dangerous effects?