Egypt recently banned 21 news sites, prompting concerns from press freedom organizations all over the world.
It has been almost a year since Turkey’s 2016 coup, but journalists there still face a hostile government and threats of jail time.
Media panels in honor of #WorldPressFreedomDay, hosted by the National Press Club, focused on the importance of local journalism.
See what you missed this week: From France and India, to Turkey and Venezuela.
On Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists released its latest “Attacks on the Press” anthology. The theme this year: Repression 2.0. The compilation, which features nearly two dozen short pieces by prominent journalists and media figures, aims to be a comprehensive account of the challenges
This is part two of a comparative analysis on North and South Korean media landscapes. Check out part one on North Korean censorship. North Korea is known to the world as the second worst country for freedom of press. The country’s ongoing mission to become
Church bombing in Egypt Egypt Cabinet OKs state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings A stunned nation watched funerals for victims of the bombings on national TV and citizens raised questions and fears about what some consider lax security at churches. “The state of
This is part one of comparative analysis on North and South Korea media landscapes. Check out part two on South Korea here. After the death Kim Jong-Nam, the official state-run North Korean news organization Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) issued a statement accusing South Korea
Leftist headed to narrow victory in Ecuador, defying Latin America’s shift to right Ecuador plunged into crisis Sunday night after a disputed presidential vote, with leftist candidate Lenín Moreno headed to a narrow victory and his conservative opponent denouncing the results as fraudulent. The race
In March, the Russian embassy in the United Kingdom rolled out a new, interactive “online diplomacy” program in an apparent attempt to promote a more favorable image of the country in the West. The program, described by the embassy as the “Russian Diplomatic Online Club”