The Freedom House 2019 report revealed a downward trend in global press freedom, specifically in the U.S., China, Hungary, India and Vietnam.
The internet and social media are being used as both battlegrounds for activism and cesspools of criminal activity with little to no regulation.
Contradicting media reports have been critiqued for escalating the conflict in Venezuela where fighting over the country’s next leader has exploded into violence and chaos.
The temporary release of the three activists comes after international outrage over an alleged pattern of human rights abuses by the Saudi Arabian government.
China has been pushing a false narrative about internment camps for their Muslim minority while international media watches with horror.
Students in the Ukraine are learning how to spot fake news in the midst of the presidential election and the growth of the far-right movement.
Russia has instated new legislation aimed at countering fake news but serves to increase censorship online.
Richie Mehta, a Canada-based film director, has begun addressing the systemic issue of sexual assault and rape in India through a new Netflix mini-series entitled “Delhi Crime.”
Claims of defamation against opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta mark the latest attempt at censorship of independent outlets in Russia.
The Sudanese government has censored social media in light of ongoing protests against an authoritarian regime.