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· November, 2016

Stories about Media & Journalism from November, 2016

8 November 2016

‘We Will Not Surrender': Opposition Voices Rally to Support Turkey's Besieged Media

Advox

Yet another independent media outlet in post-coup attempt Turkey is on the brink.

4 November 2016

Slovenians Are More Interested in Melania Trump's Local Lawyer Than Stories About Her Past

Melania Trump recently filed defamation lawsuits against several people, and her choice of local Slovenian lawyer has raised some eyebrows in liberal circles.

Demystifying Social Media Censorship — in Arabic, Spanish and English

Advox

Social media platforms have terms of use that restrict several types of content including nudity, hate speech, and violence. But these difficult-to-define rules are always subject to interpretation.

3 November 2016

In Oman, Independent Media Suspended Until Further Notice

Advox

Albalad is the second independent media to stop publishing of its own accord this year. Another newspaper, Alzamn, was suspended by the government last August.

A Japanese Idol Group’s Nazi-Like Costumes Highlight the ‘Fundamental Problem’ of Historical Ignorance

Keyakizaka46's Halloween costumes were regarded as "cute" at first. But some people noticed they looked like Nazi uniforms. Was the apology genuine—or enough?