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1 March 2017

Stories from 1 March 2017

Fighting For, Not Fighting Against: Media Coverage and the Dakota Access Pipeline

NewsFrames

News coverage of Standing Rock may reflect the state of national inexperience with discussions about Native American sovereignty.

‘Daughters of the Forest’ Documents How Education Empowers Young Women in Rural Paraguay

"...if you give young women a chance by giving them an education, they can become valuable," says director Samantha Grant about her film "Daughters of the Forest".

Tunisian Government Pledges to Loosen Restriction on Civil Servants Speaking to Media

Advox

The government suspended guidelines that forbid civil servants from speaking to the press without permission from their superiors.

‘Speed Thrills but Kills,’ ‘Safety on Road Is Safe Tea at Home’ and Other Bhutanese Road Signs

"I Loved Driving on the Hills coz of these boards. I would prefer this, rather than the Advertising Boards along the roads."

Malaysian Court Convicts Activist for Screening Human Rights Documentary

"Screening, sharing, watching and making films is not a crime."

Russian Ex-Mayor Campaigns to Create ‘Putin–Superhero’ Art Show

RuNet Echo

An ex-mayor ousted by one of Vladimir Putin’s close allies is now looking to crowdfund the creation of a museum called “Putin-Superhero.”

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