The arrest of two of Bangladesh's foremost human rights activists has brought to light the country's severe crackdown on journalists and NGOs.
The numbers have stories to tell about South Africa's crime rates, for those who are prepared to extract meaning from statistics, says Franz Krüger.
The fact that some people unquestioningly assume that journalism can be bent to the whims of media owners is worrying.
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The South African media landscape, or any media landscape for that matter, is not a stagnant and stable one
Over the past few months, the role of the political journalist has joined those of the cartoonist as being one of the most scrutinised.
As the fallout regarding misinformation about vaccines and antiretrovirals shows, words can kill.
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A proposed law threatens journalists who work outside the mainstream of print and TV, writes Vinayak Bhardwaj and Stefaans Brummer.
Outside South Africa, investigative reporters are excelling at probing social issues. Gill Moodie reports.
The ramifications of algorithms turning data into words rings warning bells for the news industry, writes Emily Bell.
Newcomers and smaller publications have surpassed big-name media organisations this year as winners of the coveted Pulitzer Prize.
One of the best things about the film Tintin is the return of the intrepid reporter.
Zimbabwe authorities arrested a journalist on Wednesday for a story alleging police recruited war veterans to take over senior posts, media reported.
For over 55 years the World Press Photo contest has encouraged the highest standards in photojournalism. The M&G looks at some of the winners.