Stories about Media & Journalism from June, 2016
"The information war in Kyrgyzstan is a part of the broader global information war. It has always been and always will be."
A recent report by Oxfam found that 37 percent of the Indian government's primary schools lack adequate teachers due to insufficient funding.
Victims believe they're are being targeted because of texts and photos they've shared on social media. This, apparently, has been enough to enrage certain anonymous, self-proclaimed “patriots.”
"Few survivors remain today and soon there will be none. Who then can speak from personal experiences of the effects of nuclear war upon humanity?"
"If we don't invest in the youth, we will never grow. They need our hands, our wisdom, our support, our investment. Let's have a collective vision."
"The government itself owes contractors, food suppliers, stationery suppliers, pensioners, utility companies, and civil servants and nobody, NOBODY, has shut them down...."
The bank took Cyprian Nyakundi to court following a series of critical stories. Nyakundi calls himself a "Kenyan-based blogger who has an interest in politics, governance, corporate-fraud and human-interest stories."
In Indonesia, violence against journalist happens regularly. Incidents like these often go unreported in the media, and perpetrators often go without punishment.
Puerto Ricans mourn the loss of loved ones in one of the most popular destinations for Puerto Ricans who emigrate to the US looking for better opportunities.
"Accessible, diverse, transparent information empowers both governments and citizens. Better informed citizens make better decisions about their lives and their government."
With numerous instances of censorship and bans targeting ‘freedom of expression’, Indian filmmakers are up in arms in an attempt to see this Bollywood film released soon without major cuts.
"When I left my hotel and started driving down Route 58, there were Americans standing under the torrid sun with their heads bowed. They seem to be in deep pain."
A new series of maps shows what Europeans may really think of Japan, and what the Japanese people may really think about other parts of the world.
For two days, 36 of the best bloggers and vloggers in Africa, along with selected players on the African digital scene, presented their talents and know-how.
A Russian blogger has been arrested after working with an HBO film crew to report on the real estate situation in the wake of the Sochi Olympics.
Days before presidential elections in Peru, a report revealed the DEA would be investigating the Secretary General of Fuerza Popular, the political party of candidate Keiko Fujimori, for money laundering.
In the middle of the presidential runoff campaign in Peru, cyber armies from both sides face off in a merciless battle online... and it appears Fujitrolls are in the lead.
From crab crossing signs to pheasant strolling through town, these photos show life in Japanese countryside.
One citizen was so frustrated with the level of crime in the country that she wrote to the Queen of England for help. Social media users, meanwhile, created a hashtag.
"This is not just another media entity. It is a solution."
"Our political system is a model of the European political system," claimed the Twitter feed of Azerbaijan's strongman President Ilham Aliyev.