Stories about Media & Journalism from February, 2019
The current situation represents the biggest escalation of tensions between the two South Asian nuclear-armed rivals in over three decades.
Murata, born in 1974, has produced films since at least 1998 and has recently gained attention outside of Japan.
"It seems that every time #futfem takes a step forward, some men have to come out their caves and make a scene"."Iros a la cocina, iros a fregar, sois unas mierdas, sois...
Facebook, robot vacuum cleaner and pro-surveillance politician voted worst privacy intruders in Czech Republic
The Big Brother “anti-awards” ceremony is designed to shame those who violate people's rights to privacy and data protection.
"New legislation, based on old criminal libel laws from colonial times, forces Samoa leaders to look backwards, not forwards."
Kashmiri students face violence and discrimination after a terror attack that killed 46 soldiers.
"My conclusion: the government is very worried!"
Internet shutdowns continue apace in India, Venezuela's opposition websites are under pressure and Uganda's social media tax is driving down internet use.
This is the latest in a long line of Japanese ad campaigns that have sparked controversy online for alleged anti-women messaging.
"All lawsuits filed against journalists must be withdrawn. All journalists staying under detention including Reuters journalists must be released unconditionally. Defamation must be decriminalized in accordance with international standards."
Bulgaria's parliament and an educational institute named top privacy violators in ‘Big Brother Awards’
The Bulgarian edition of the Big Brother Awards is back as a means of shaming the worst violators of citizens’ privacy.
Japanese PM staff ‘restrict’ reporter from pressers for ‘spreading misinformation’ about environmental harm
Mochizuki apparently angered the Cabinet Office during a news conference on December 26, when she asked about the risks of environmental contamination at a controversial construction site in Okinawa.
Philippines DOJ takes another swing at Rappler news site, Facebook tackles disinformation in Indonesia and Russia moves to outlaw fake news.
Foreign Policy's Venezuela “Global Scorecard” map wrongly lumps Caribbean nations with Russia and China
This might be flattering geopolitically, but it doesn't reflect the reality.
"There have been several attempts at political interference on me and directly on journalists to try to influence editorial content."
The journalist was detained by Mozambican police while reporting a story in Cabo Delgado.
Both the "anti-fake news" bill and its twin initiative against offending the authorities use Germany and other Western countries' laws as inspiration.