On Wednesday night, Delphine Halgand, the U.S. Director of Reporters Without Borders, spoke to students at The George Washington University about the importance of press freedom in the international community. The event was jointly hosted by MediaFile and George Washington’s International Affairs Society. The French-national
In February of 2014, students took to the streets throughout Venezuela to address grievances with their government. The country had one of the highest murder rates globally, a 50 percent inflation rate, and a lack of critical daily supplies such as toilet paper and milk.
The Angolan National Assembly passed four new bills this past August establishing a new regulatory body, “Entidade Reguladora da Comunicação Social Angolana” (ERCA), the Angolan Social Communications Regulatory Body. The move was approved in a series of laws formulated by the Popular Movement for the
Reporters Without Borders Urges UK to Charge Political Leader with Instigating Attack on Pakistani TV Station
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is calling on the United Kingdom to formally charge London-based political leader Altaf Hussain with instigating an attack against Pakistani broadcast network ARY News and the Karachi Press Club. An August 22nd raid left reporters and cameramen from Samaa TV, Neo
In Julia Arciga’s August 29th story “Erdogan Cracks Down on Press After Turkey Coup,” we made an editorial decision that, we feel, warrants explication. In an interview conducted over FaceTime, Tunca Öğreten, a journalist with the Turkish online news organization Diken, made the deliberate and intentional
After a faction within the Turkish military attempted a coup on July 15th, President Recip Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of 131 media outlets. Erdogan claims the organizations were spreading the sentiments of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in the US who has