As political tension continues to increase after an uprising in Nicaragua last April, President Ortega has cracked down on the media by harassing journalists and raiding newsrooms.
Israel is looking to defund +972 Magazine, which has published critique on the Israeli government and it’s treatment of Palestinians.
Reuters journalist Wa Lone, currently serving a 7-year sentence in Myanmar, published a children’s book addressing the issue of press censorship in the country.
France is currently experiencing a wave of protests after people organized on social media to demand the elimination of a new fuel tax.
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.
South Korean women are smashing beauty standards by smashing their makeup products on social media while also fighting against sexual violence and harassment.
Recent coverage about murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has focused on Trump’s lack of action but politicians on Capital Hill are trying to draft legislation that would hold Saudi Arabia accountable for multiple human rights violations.
Fake news was used as a strategy during Brazil’s latest elections and now the president-elect is cracking down on the media.
ByteDance, a Chinese social media giant, has replaced Uber as the world’s most valuable startup but still faces obstacles presented by Chinese online restrictions.
Here are some stories about the world of news from around the globe that took place this past month.