Stories about Media & Journalism from June, 2017
"The media has a great responsibility in society, to not repeat stereotypes, not amplify them, and not to replicate racist actions."
Using parody, the website drew attention to the skewed coverage of the Folha de São Paulo newspaper, one of the largest in Brazil. Nevertheless, it was shut down.
Press freedom in Yemen is facing "eradication".
"Truth is not killed when a journalist is killed."
"When holding this newspaper is a reason for jealousy. There is expression, but no freedom. #Prass-Press"
The rise in use of digital surveillance tools has become part and parcel of Mexico's ongoing internal armed conflict.
Isaac Maria dos Anjos, ex-governor of the Angolan provínce of Benguela, is famous for his criticisms of the ruling MPLA party.
Moral of the story so far: No one is anonymous behind his screen; don’t take everything that is said on the internet at face value.
Tanzanian Media Misrepresent the Dispute Between the Government and the World's Third Largest Gold Mining Company
The chairman of the mining company Barrick Gold said one thing, but the media said something completely different.
The Guardian's portrayal of an Italian expat as the central figure in a noble fight to save the environment from local hordes erases the complex reality of a Kenyan region.
Bombing raids systematically targeted Japan's cities for complete and utter destruction in June and July 1945.
The region has a painful legacy of war that has divided people along ethnic and religious lines.
The centrist administration of President Hassan Rouhani has been publicly criticized by Iran's hardline political factions for refusing to censor some of Telegram’s features.
Evidence shows that espionage tools have been used for years against Mexican activists, journalists and people who hold dissenting opinions or oppose the current government in some form.
Blocked websites are known for their criticism of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
Audio of Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull mimicking US President Donald Trump in a stand-up at Canberra's midwinter ball has been leaked by political journalist Laurie Oakes.
Chinese media portrayed the refusal as another example of Hong Kong-mainland tension. In reality, it was about privacy.
The blocked websites have been critical of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
After Campaigning on Internet Freedom, Iranian President's ICT Minister Boasts of Internet Censorship
ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi announced that Rouhani had effectively improved methods to control the Internet space as well as shut down a number of platforms.