Stories about Media & Journalism from November, 2020
The vintage playing cards feature what was arguably the most prominent figure of daily life in early post-war Japan: the American soldier.
"Islam has become an insecure identity that is always undermined by criticism from the Christian or godless, but always colonial, West."
New rules vesting the government with the power to regulate online content and ban entire platforms drew criticism from human rights groups and tech companies.
"Heinous violence such as war crime cannot be concealed forever, no matter how much efforts are made to do it, as the Australian case shows."
Are some citizens being targeted more than others when it comes to Trinidad & Tobago's COVID-19 legislation?
Many fear that inconsistencies regarding who is brought before the law for breach of COVID-19 protocols is adding to public confusion, which could result in further flouting of the legislation.
Somalia’s media workers say that the draconian new media law will repress journalists who are already struggling in a hostile media environment.
After World War II, Latin America had authoritarian, US-backed anti-communist governments. Facing repression at home, writers found refuge in communist Prague, in a story little-known in today's Czech Republic.
"Do not go into public life and make laws and decisions for your own good or for your own protection as is seen with the banning of Facebook."
In Japan, Trump is not always regarded with the dismissiveness or loathing that is so common in the United States or even in Canada.
Mobile phones are a reliable way for families to exchange information during disasters in the Philippines when power and communication services break down by strong winds and flooding.
The city's public broadcaster faces tremendous political pressure from all directions: censorship, internal investigations, warnings from regulators and, recently, a producer was arrested in connection with her reporting.
"What we are facing now is not just the survival of Apple Daily but the whole independent media sector."
In Colombia, a new generation of journalists are fighting self-censorship and investigating corruption.
With millions of tweets, Brazilians have a mixed impact on politics but show fervor for transparency, equality and anti-racism.
“Why is [Lagos State Governor] Sanwo-Olu denying? Immediately after [the Lekki shooting], Sanwo-Olu came, parked at the toll gate. He saw dead bodies on the ground. Why is he denying?”
Nicholas Okpe, an active #EndSARS protester, wore a patch on his right chest where a bullet pierced him. The bullet was still lodged in Okpe’s chest.
This article offers a snapshot of challenges to freedom of expression in Sri Lanka during the month of October, 2020.
Over the year since it was founded, the award-winning Holod Media has captivated Russian audiences with its longform stories on inequality and injustice in regions poorly covered by federal media.