Stories about Media & Journalism from September, 2015
Iranian Newsha Tavakolian Wins Prestigious Prince Claus Award for Her ‘Bold’ Photography
She dedicated her award to "all colleagues who risk their lives telling stories of others that no one listens too.''
You’re in the Army Now: How Drafted Ukrainian Journalists Cover the War in Their Online Diaries
Ukrainian journalists drafted for military service in eastern Ukraine have turned their social media accounts into personal military diaries, documenting their training, their combat, and their daily life.
Integrity Crisis Brews as Nigeria's President Buhari Disowns Election Promises
"Buhari now says that campaign commitments made by his party were not made by him... For a President elected on a platform of integrity, this is duplicitous. It is unacceptable."
Can Iranian TV Seduce Viewers in the Land of Telenovelas?
In an age when television offers intense melodramas produced domestically and abroad, can Iranian soap operas—packed with family values and little makeup—win a foreign audience?
Ecuadorian Journalist Fired Over His Outspoken Tweets
The newspaper officially says his dismissal was the result of his ignoring “cordial requests” made several months earlier to “comply with the best practices in social networks guidelines.”
Donald Trump's Spat with News Anchor Jorge Ramos Highlights His Xenophobic Message
"It's a grave error not to take Trump seriously. His ideas are very dangerous. Many millions of Americans think the way he does, and this is what is very dangerous".
Global Voices Radio Is Now Streaming Around the Clock
Global Voices Radio welcomes two new podcast partners, as we move to a 24-hour-a-day broadcast schedule.
Meet the ‘Loa’ Podcast Network: What Vietnam's Mainstream Media Has Been Missing
"Loa seeks to explore the ideas and stories that shape Vietnam today. We amplify the voices you often don't hear and broadcast the perspectives you haven’t heard."