Stories about Media & Journalism from April, 2019
Human Rights Watch says Tanzania has witnessed "a marked decline in respect for free expression, association and assembly" under the current government.
CEO of carpooling service disinvited from interview on Russian state media after producer found out she was a woman
Russia still has a long way to go in terms of gender equality.
A podcast that examines identity and value systems is attracting young people in Kazakhstan.
Russians have been glued to their screens as they watched a rare show: unpredictable elections where an incumbent can hold debates with an outsider, lose the vote, and concede peacefully.
A Global Voices story helps translation competition winners express their passion for the Czech language
An international competition of translation into Czech using a GV story presents awards to global winners.
Mundane health advice such as doing exercise and eating vegetables becomes "Russian advice" in magazines such as Russian Doctor, Russian Herbalist, Russian Encyclopedia of Health.
Russian state media scolds independent outlets for ‘neutral’ word choice in counter-terror operation reports
RT’s Russian-language website attacked other media outlets for using the word “killed” instead of “liquidated” or “neutralized.”
Activists, who have recently been released from prison, only enjoy freedom from 6am to 6pm.
Many people saw the bus accident, the result of a fight onboard, as an allegory of China's political turn in recent years.
Media were quick to suggest that a bogus yoga ban story could be the first victim of the Russia's 'fake news' law.
Nagy has endured criticism of her intellect and even sexual harassment, with one pro-government media outlet calling her a "whore".
The movement triggered a backlash for independent journalists and people who wanted to document the protests and ensuing crackdown.
"Luis Carlos represents certain characteristics and qualities: strength, resilience in the face of obstacles, solidarity and commitment to human rights and a rather brilliant and idiosyncratic sense of humour."
"The law is frequently used by the powerful to silence dissent, and with more than 100 cases filed, its chilling effect on free expression is widespread."
While the internet can provide a platform for marginalized voices, it can also facilitate their victimization.
French- and English-language media sources take different approaches to reporting on the Algerian political crisis.
The fiercely contested political campaigns embrace slogans, counter-slogans and a lot of drama as the world's largest democracy goes into election from the 11th April to 19th May 2019.