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
Since Turkey’s military action into Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has cracked down on the media to make sure his moves in the Middle East are not critiqued.
It’s been eight years since the start of the civil war in Syria. Since then, we’ve seen the rise and fall of ISIS, proxy struggles between world powers, and history’s largest refugee crisis. In this episode, Michael sits down with Chris Boian, spokesperson for the
The internet and social media are being used as both battlegrounds for activism and cesspools of criminal activity with little to no regulation.
As the events surrounding Jamal Khashoggi’s murder unravel, other champions of freedom of expression got a second chance to tell their stories.
Freelance journalist Maha Assabalani shares her experiences as a female journalist from the Middle East with MediaFile co-international editor Celine Castronuovo in Paris.
Reporting of political changes and difficulties in the Trump era took home lots of Pulitzers this year.
Thanks to technology, storytelling is being exposed to new realities (literally).
A picture is worth 1,000 words – especially in global news.