Deputy Editor in Chief Caroline Corbett, Editor in Chief Rob Cline, International Editor Shayna Greene and International Writer Michael Kohler reflect on the media’s role in the politics of climate change, the implications for press freedom post-Khashoggi and Acosta, and the boom of anecdotal “news”
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.
Reuters journalist Wa Lone, currently serving a 7-year sentence in Myanmar, published a children’s book addressing the issue of press censorship in the country.
Post-midterms, the White House could be subject to a new “investigative onslaught” and has continued its efforts to undermine the free press.
Sanders, the official spokesperson for the President and a public servant, amplified a doctored video with the intent of smearing a high-profile reporter as a broader warning to the press. Sarah Huckabee Sanders must resign, now.
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, all of America’s major media outlets have withdrawn from the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh.
Check out some news you may have missed going on around the world involving press freedom, journalists’ rights, and the fight against censorship.
International Community Denounces Mexico for Treatment of Journalists in Light of Recent Wave of Murders
Three journalists have been killed in Mexico in the past two months, continuing the country’s unfortunate record as one of the most dangerous countries in the world for reporters.
Last month, the arrests of journalists, online censorship and attacks on the media sparked global press freedom concerns.
From online censorship to the murder of a Mexican journalist, here are some of the press freedom stories you may have missed last month.