Stories about Media & Journalism from July, 2015
Chicas Poderosas is a movement that trains women in journalism to help bring more diversity to newsrooms in Latin America.
The last time a German journalist was charged with treason was in 1962, when the editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel was prosecuted for publishing secret documents about the German defense forces.
What is with the rows of passive spectators literally taking up space at the trials of the country's most high-profile political prisoners?
Thirty high-school students and three reporters were arrested for entering the Ministry of Education to protest against new textbook guidelines that tell Taiwan's history from a greater Chinese perspective.
Access to the visual history of most former colonial countries in Africa is usually a challenging proposition because former colonial powers restrict access to historical archives. Helihanta RAJAONARISON and Tsiry Fy-Tia SOLOFOMIHANTA in Madagascar sought to solve this issue and make the history of Madagascar more palatable to the general...
"Our report is based on evidence corroborated by documents that include bank transfers and statements. How can the work we have done be deemed as a political conspiracy?"
There are thousands of YouTube videos that can let you explore almost every part of Japan by train from your own computer.
"Female Food Heroes" is a Tanzanian TV show produced by Oxfam that aims to empower and educate rural women who feed most of the families in the African nation.
For the islands, everything changed on March 11, 2011, when a devastating tsunami swept away everything from houses to oyster beds.
Given the bad blood between China and Japan over Japanese war crimes during World War II as well as geo-political tensions in Asia, many Chinese didn't take the news well.
With Ukraine banning a number of Russian TV shows that "glorify the Russian government, military, and law enforcement," Ukrainian television channels are already looking for loopholes in the new legislation.
Pro-Russian militants claimed they found a cache of "American weapons" at the Luhansk airport but social media users quickly discovered that the evidence was a video game-inspired fake.
Roscomnadzor says the latest block, spurred by uploaded unauthorized copies of two Russian TV shows, may make all of YouTube unavailable to some RuNet users at the end of July.
The new hard-hitting exposé From Russia With Cash shows hows dirty money from Russia and elsewhere is being laundered through London's high-end real estate market.
Russian news anchor Dmitry Kiselyov, famous for his vociferously pro-Kremlin punditry, recently appeared, disappeared, and reappeared on Facebook and Instagram. RuNet Echo explains what that means for Russia.
Investigative journalists and people interested in social media in Lebanon are in for a treat at the end of this month. Global Voices Online and Meedan are teaming up to present a workshop on ‘Fact-checking for the Web’ at AltCity, Hamra, Beirut, on July 29. The hands-on training will take...
Chinese state-run newspaper People's Daily accused Telegram of aiding human-rights lawyers and advocates, who allegedly used the app and its "Secret Chat" mode to engage in “anti-government" activity.
Find out what's playing in July on GV Radio, an internet radio station with sounds, conversations, and music from around the world.
Almost two dozen soldiers died on July 13, when part of a military barracks in Omsk collapsed. Russian national television has not been eager to cover the tragedy.
"An important step to reach complete authoritarianism!"
Derakhshan, a former Global Voices writer, was incarcerated for six years for his blogging. His first English-language piece since his release criticizes the current state of the Internet.