Stories about Media & Journalism from December, 2022
France's institutional fear of multilingualism: An interview with language activist Michel Feltin-Palas
France has always been a multilingual country, but central state institutions are reluctant to embrace this historical and cultural heritage, explains French journalist and language diversity activist Michel Feltin-Palas.
Pegasus and Predator spyware can allegedly extract all communications records from mobile devices. A European Parliament report and journalist investigations suspect wide illegal use in and outside of the European Union.
The stories the Global Voices Caribbean team covered this year saw a stronger leaning towards pressing concerns like the environment and crime.
With 2022 nearly over, situations in countries like Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka were extremely difficult. So, what did this year hold in store for South Asia? Read on.
There is an urgent need to regulate the global trade in surveillance technology with the inclusion of human rights safeguards.
A Russian documentary covering the 1921–1923 famine in the Volga region is banned by the Russian government for unclear reasons, but made available online on YouTube.
The reactions and subtle usage of language and labelling by and of different actors in the Indian ecosystem symbolise the undercurrents in Indian society.
Award-winning political cartoonist and activist Kianoush Ramazani offers his thoughts on the Iranian people's resilience during the current demonstrations and the place of political cartoons among other forms of expression.
No good news for media freedom in Kyrgyzstan as government arrests journalists, activists, and bloggers
In the meantime, the government continues its practice of freezing media outlets’ bank accounts and blocking websites, publicly harassing journalists and social media activists.
With Twitter's downfall, there is an absence of safe and ethical social platforms, which has created a vacuum and an opportunity for emerging platforms such as the open-source Mastodon.
A brief analysis shows that media in the Global North covers much more corruption and human rights issues in Qatar compared to South American media
Read excerpts from our Twitter space on Sri Lanka's notable Aragalaya movement. Find the full audio here.
Russian media leverages Latin America's will to move out of the shadow of the U.S. to position its anti-Western narratives.
Indonesia's recent penal code revisions threaten journalists, free speech, bodily autonomy and more — severely undermining democracy in the region.
"The name 'Colmena', for me, represents a commitment to diversity."
Three women journalists staged a sit-in to remind the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate of its role in relation to political discourse and freedom of expression under President Abdel Fattah
Researchers share some of the strongest narratives that have circulated in Pakistan this year
The Australian PM has finally talked about Julian Assange ... and while distancing himself from Assange’s well-motivated actions, has said he has raised it with representatives of the US administration.
I had a vested interest in the outcome of COP27 which [...] was touted to be one of “implementation.” But was this achieved? Where do we go from here?
Focusing on a "stammering" Lionel Messi returns Americans to the colonial status of children.
Over the coming year, organisers plan to reflect on the anti-corruption strides the UN Convention has helped facilitate, and examine which gaps still remain in this seemingly ongoing battle.