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.
On LTNS Ep. #10, Shantanu Mukherjee from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs explains how the pandemic has affected progress towards the SDGs and what needs to happen if the world wants to accomplish the goals by 2030.
On Wednesday, the White House released a document it called a “transcript” of President Trump’s conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. While some reporters were quick to point out the document was not a verbatim transcript and had been edited by White House officials, many in the news media continued to use the misleading phrasing.
The introduction of the Green New Deal (GND) and the ensuing onslaught of media attention seem to be ushering in a new era of climate change coverage. However, the mainstream media is still falling short in covering what the World Economic Forum and others have
It’s been eight years since the start of the civil war in Syria. Since then, we’ve seen the rise and fall of ISIS, proxy struggles between world powers, and history’s largest refugee crisis. In this episode, Michael sits down with Chris Boian, spokesperson for the
In the past year alone, a confirmed 44 journalists were killed worldwide. In September, a female journalist from Bulgaria was found raped and murdered in Germany on October 6. Just this week, the suspicious disappearance of Washington Post Correspondent Jamal Kashoggi has left many wondering
In Episode 3, Caroline Corbett, Rob Cline, Avi Bajpai, and Michael Kohler discuss the rise of investigative journalism under Trump, media coverage of Iran sanctions and the ICJ, the future of MeToo reporting after Kavanaugh, and a brand new report on Twitter’s fake news problem.
Edited by Nile Mobley and Caroline Corbett
Many news outlets are calling the American government’s latest decision to withdraw from a U.N. treaty another example of the U.S. turning towards isolationism as foreign policy.
Trump’s UNGA speech was interpreted in different ways by the media.
The domestic-centric American media has turned a blind eye to the famines ravaging the Middle East and Africa