Experts say politicians and media outlets have fixated on women’s rights in Afghanistan, and have neglected how the U.S. military has displaced women and families, painting the United States as a “savior.”
Since May, various Western media outlets have faced criticism from academics and journalists over the recent coverage on Palestine. Experts say rigidity in newsrooms has contributed to biased coverage.
During the recent Israel-Palestine conflict three media buildings were destroyed, journalists were assaulted, and little information has been shared by officials. Free press experts said the violations set a dangerous precedent for press freedom in the region.
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During an interview with Oprah Winfrey earlier this year, Meghan Markle said she experienced unfair treatment from the royal family and UK tabloids. Public outrage after the interview has fueled calls for abolishing the monarchy.
mRNA technology has been decades in the making and could change the way we treat and prevent various diseases, from HIV to cancer. Doctors Drew Weissman, David Diemert, and Van Morris explain the background and potential future uses of this microscopic technology.
The military junta in Myanmar has attempted to violently curtail the free press and silence opposition. Local activists have slammed reporting by international media for legitimizing the regime, and have asked for the U.N. to intervene.