Reporters all over the world are putting their lives on the line by reporting on COVID-19. But while the virus itself poses a threat, many governments are also cracking down on criticism of their handling of the pandemic.
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.
Snapchat Political Ad Spending Shows How Groups in the United States and Beyond are Getting Creative
Back in September, Snapchat published their Political and Advocacy Ad’s Library for 2019. The data collected in the library range from how much money was spent on political ads, to who funded the ad spending. According to CNN, Snapchat was moved to publish its data
Singapore’s latest crackdown on “fake news” follows global path toward declining press freedom.
The internet and social media are being used as both battlegrounds for activism and cesspools of criminal activity with little to no regulation.
Turkey, December 5 Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests https://t.co/zIygjrgvA4 — Can Dündar (@candundaradasi) December 5, 2018 After the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016, President Erdogan has cracked down on
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.
“The Arab world needs a modern version of the old transnational media so citizens can be informed about global events. More important, we need to provide a platform for Arab voices.” This was Jamal Khashoggi’s message in his last column for The Washington Post before
From online censorship to the murder of a Mexican journalist, here are some of the press freedom stories you may have missed last month.