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20 Jun

Addressing Local News Poverty: A Bottom-Up Approac...

By Laxmi Parthasarathy Nearly two decades ago as a pre-teen, I used to deliver several hundred copies of the Scarboroug...

22 May

Bearers of Bad News: The Unchecked Spread of Disin...

Last week, elections in the Indian state of Karnataka caught the world’s attention. For many, the results could hold a...

03 May

Celebrating World Press Freedom Day 2018

As journalists, media experts, and freedom of expression activists gather in Accra, Ghana, to celebrate World Press Free...

01 May

Trustworthy media in a time of distrust: No silver...

A steady stream of surveys, reports, and barometers continues to confirm what many experience on a daily basis: public t...

18 Apr

Privacy vs Free Expression: Global News Media Impl...

By Ayden Férdeline Personal data privacy, or the general lack thereof online, has garnered a considerable amount of at...

17 Apr

Holding the Line: An Interview with Tanya Hamada o...

The last two years have been a tumultuous period for Filipino democracy. Since the People Power Revolution in 1986, the...

11 Apr

China’s Outward Propaganda Strategy Undermines I...

At a press briefing during China’s National People’s Congress convened in March, a local Chinese journalist’s dram...

03 Apr

Gulf Journalism in Exile: An Independent Press Sta...

To say that Mohammed Alfazari is an unsung hero would be misleading; a reviled hero might be a more apt description. Thr...

30 Mar

Tracking Media Development Donor Support: An Updat...

Tracking donor efforts to support media development is fundamental to assessing whether enough resources are being direc...

15 Mar

Erdoğan’s clutch on free media tightens with pr...

Update: Late on Wednesday, March 21, the Turkish Parliament approved the bill to give the Radio and Television Supreme C...

09 Mar

Fish, Water, and Global Media: Why Students Need M...

“There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods ...

05 Mar

Kenya’s Media Shutdown and the Political Fal...

By James Smart Dictatorship, authoritarianism, and despotism are the very big words that have been used to describe the ...