North Korean leader Kim Jung-Un’s rumored death sparked a media firestorm and revealed recurring flaws in the reporting on the tightly controlled regime.
Over the past decade, world press freedoms have been in decline. Even in established democratic countries like India, journalists are being censored and, in the worst cases, threatened to keep quiet. Technology has both helped and harmed the struggle for press freedom. While access to
With the coronavirus spreading and increasing cases of misinformation about the disease, journalists have an ethical responsibility to present the most accurate information to the public.
Corruption within the Armenian government resulted in a revolution that shifted the tides in the relationship between the media and the government. Armenia has been added to the list of countries around the world enforcing censorship behind “hate speech” and “fake news” laws. Armenia is
While the 2010s featured the rise of social media and new reporting technologies, attacks and threats against journalists have brought increased concerns on the state of press freedom around the world.
The temporary release of the three activists comes after international outrage over an alleged pattern of human rights abuses by the Saudi Arabian government.
Claims of defamation against opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta mark the latest attempt at censorship of independent outlets in Russia.
Amid political turmoil in Venezuela, foreign journalists are being targeted by Maduro’s policies of detainment and censorship.
When Israeli voters take to the polls in April, some worry that the election outcome may be a result of third-party advertising manipulation and propaganda.
Last month, the arrests of journalists, online censorship and attacks on the media sparked global press freedom concerns.