International

The Newseum Takes a Stand for Austin Tice

Yesterday, the Newseum, together with Reporters without Borders, unveiled a banner on the front of the museum in honor of American freelance journalist Austin Tice who has been held captive in Syria since 2012. Tice is the only American journalist held captive abroad. He was one

Press Restrictions Continue in Turkey, Months after Summer Coup

Ever since the attempted and failed coup d’etat against Erdogan’s government,  Turkey has seen greater limitations on media freedom. According to Reporter’s Without Borders Freedom Index Turkey ranks 151 out 180 in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index, a very low ranking for press freedom.

Election 2016 in Global Context: Iran

This article is the fourth in a series about how foreign media cover the election. Read the latest article about Russia here. This edition of our election series focuses on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s media and its coverage of the upcoming American presidential election.