Stories about Media & Journalism from October, 2018
Power struggle between ousted Sri Lankan PM and newly appointed PM has led to the death of a protester in Colombo.
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
"It obviously means bankruptcy and imminent closure for the magazine."
"Who do these politicians think they are? They are elected by the public, and the public is absolutely entitled to see how they behave."
Their mandates are based solely on contracts signed between them and the city -- which vary a lot from city to city -- and mechanisms of accountability are virtually nonexistent.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
Japanese Twitter has unearthed a series of 1980s Japanese TV commercials featuring George Lucas singing the praises of consumer electronics giant Panasonic.
The recipient of these grisly messages, the independent investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, holds the record for the most of its reporters murdered on the job: six, including Anna Politkovskaya.
The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.
More than one month after a Cairo court verdict that many saw as the end to his ordeal, Shawkan remains in jail.
Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.
"With no deep insights, without even a shred of critical analysis and the stupidity of superficial entertainment, [this] is the worst television program on Japanese television today."
Journalists across India share their testimony on the deteriorating state of media — and vow to fight back
Four journalists have been killed because of their work in 2018. Killings have evoked public outrage, but little response from the government.
Legal scholars and social scientists are likely to pore over this significant judgment for its far-reaching impact on civil liberties and socio-economic issues.