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31 Mar

A red flag for democracy as press freedom worldwid...

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spike across the world, news consumption has accelerated at unprecedented rates. Audien...

09 Jan

A Decade of Closing Space in Hungary: Joint Report...

Thousands took to the streets of Budapest in the close of 2019, protesting Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s most recent ...

17 Dec

“POFMA,” Politics, and the Press in Singapore

By Jonathan Hew Prompted by global concerns around “fake news,” Singapore has joined a growing list of governments t...

12 Dec

Media Capture in Nicaragua: How Daniel Ortega stay...

Over the past decade, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has consolidated his power in an apparent attempt to guarantee ...

08 Oct

Assessing the Media Development Challenge in the M...

As over 40 media experts settled into the sunny conference room in Beirut, casual exchanges hinted at the breadth of cha...

25 Sep

Information Laundering and Globalized Media —...

By Noah Arjomand In May 2018, A Washington Post fact-check of the US government’s reasons for withdrawing from the Joi...

20 Aug

Information Laundering and Globalized Media —...

By Noah Arjomand Money laundering is a familiar story: “dirty money” generated through illicit means must be “clea...

06 Aug

Declining public support for media freedom in Afri...

By Jeff Conroy-Krutz & Josephine Appiah-Nyamekye Sanny Media liberalization and the emergence of independent media o...

22 Jul

When Media Capture Backfires: Local Elections and ...

Duygu Güvenç and Jérémie Langlois Turkey captivated the world’s attention recently as President Recep Tayyip Erdo...

05 Jul

Social Media Shutdowns Restrict the Flow of Inform...

By Samuel Woodhams Following the tragic terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka earlier this year that killed over 250 people, th...

03 May

Between Hope and Fear: Ethiopian Media in the Age ...

By Simegnish Mengesha When I was forced to leave Ethiopia in 2014, it was a dangerous time to be a journalist. Attemptin...

16 Apr

India’s Other Media Boom

Digital news and social media hold increasing sway over public opinion, but as the world’s largest democracy goes to t...