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10 Feb

Survival Strategies: Global Initiatives to Safeguard Media in the Post-COVID World

By Theodora Dame Adjin-Tettey You can’t have democracy without accountability, and you can’t have accountability withou...

27 Jan

The Weaponization of National Security Against Nigeria’s Free Press

By Senami Kojah Nigeria’s ever-increasing security concerns are being weaponized by the government to crack down on news ...

16 Dec

CIMA Q&A with Yohannes Eneyew Ayalew: The Dangers of Media “Ethnification” in Ethiopia

By CIMA Staff In a year of civil war, thousands of Ethiopians have been killed, millions have been forced from their homes,...

14 Oct

Turning the Tide on Autocrats Starts with Supporting a Free Press

By Damon Wilson and Nicholas Benequista At a moment of existential threat to independent media in many countries, the award...

13 Oct

‘No Safe Haven’: Commercial Spyware’s Global Reach

By Samuel Woodhams New revelations about the global proliferation of commercial spyware and how it has been used to target ...

15 Sep

The New Censorship: Why Protecting Journalists Online from Harassment is Critical to Press Freedom

By Gideon Sarpong The rise of social media platforms provides many opportunities to the more than half a billion  internet...

01 Sep

Regional Collaboration in Southern Africa: Solidarity in the Age of Fragmentation

By the Media Institute of Southern Africa The landmark Windhoek Declaration, signed in Namibia in 1991, signaled Southern A...

26 Jul

Armenia’s New Digital Disinformation Bills Threaten Free Speech and Press Freedom

By Meri Baghdasaryan In the wake of a recently reignited war with Azerbaijan in 2020, concerns about the spread of digital ...

17 Jun

Media Capture in the Digital Age

By Anya Schiffrin Independent journalism faces numerous threats, not least because of the precarious financial situation of...