Stories about Media & Journalism from September, 2016
"...culture and art and sport should be without boundaries and borders. These are the two areas which bring people together and encourage understanding of other cultures."
Trinidad and Tobago's President Anthony Carmona held a press conference on September 28 to respond to claims against his office, but many questions remain unanswered.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky's "Open Media" project will provide as much as 30 million rubles in support to investigative journalism startups.
A practical joke published on YouTube has made it to network television in Russia, where it was aired as real footage of ethnic tension in Ukraine.
Jordanian authorities have banned media coverage of the assassination of Nahed Hattar, a writer who was shot dead on September 25 by a gunman in the capital Amman.
Depending on how you interpret the numbers, it’s possible that a journalist from Reuters managed to reveal what real elections in Russia last Sunday would have looked like.
Sadra Mohaghegh, the social affairs editor of the reformist Shargh newspaper, is well known for his reports on environmental issues and informative social media postings.
The documentary film “Clear Cut Crime” shows the toxic effects of collusion between illegal logging and politicians in Romania and Ukraine.
Some critics believe the shocking move from Sing Pao Daily, which is otherwise known to be pro-Beijing, shows fissures within Hong Kong's pro-Beijing camp.
"Ian Alleyne represents a collection of unfortunate truths about Trinidad and Tobago; we don’t trust our justice system, [...] but have all-too-much faith in those who pander to us."
"Japanese government has announced plans to expand public WiFi access points across Japan. But just for tourists."
"Do media think what a child thinks? Do you know what children want? Do you ever consider these questions?"
In August, something all too typical happened in Russia's news media: a perfect example of where fake news stories originate, how they’re spread, who is responsible, and who believes them.
"It is a huge disappointment to see our fellow Puerto Rican policemen brothers being used as pawns to repress their own people."
"We will tell the youth to focus on sports and contribute to the nation. It's similar to the path shown to us by our heroes in their fight for independence."
President Yameen and his associates embezzled millions of dollars, bribed judges and other high-level officials, and used influence to remove government workers who stood in their way.
One of Japan's most impressive summer festivals involves dancing, drums and giant floats that make for irresistible Instagram uploads.
Clashes between police forces and protesters have erupted, following accusations of rigged elections in Gabon.
Mohamad Tamalt went on hunger strike on 27 June to protest his arrest and imprisonment. He is in jail for insulting the Algerian President online.
"We live in a country where corruption and impunity are the norm. A report about plagiarism is NOT going to change this."