journalism

 
Media freedom too easily taken for granted
Media freedom too easily taken for granted
The understanding of media freedom and freedom of expression that some South African political party officials and civil servants promulgate ought...
Cyberattacks on female journalists threaten everyone
Cyberattacks on female journalists threaten everyone
The Economic Freedom Fighters’ vicious social media attacks on journalist Karima Brown are not only painful for her, they are an attack on the...
Rights violated ahead of poll in Mozambique
Rights violated ahead of poll in Mozambique
Mozambicans will go to the polls in October to elect their next leaders. Provincial governors will be elected rather than being appointed by the...
How foreign aid fuels African media’s payola problem
How foreign aid fuels African media’s payola problem
In many African countries, a dirty secret of journalism is that reporters earn most of their income from payments by their sources. And the...
Fake news: Censorship’s no solution
Fake news: Censorship’s no solution
Today, debates about public issues play out on social media, people receive their news via digital platforms and politicians pitch their policies...
Japan stops journalist going to Yemen
Japan stops journalist going to Yemen
The Japanese government has ordered a veteran freelance journalist to surrender his passport to prevent him from going on a reporting trip to...
US free news sites BuzzFeed, HuffPost feel the layoff pinch
US free news sites BuzzFeed, HuffPost feel the layoff pinch
America's free online news heavyweights, BuzzFeed and HuffPost, this week were rocked by a new wave of layoffs, a sign of an advertising-dependent...
Unembargoed: December 20 to January 3
Unembargoed: December 20 to January 3
In the face of overwhelming scientific evidence, a few obdurate nations have delayed the critical response.
Journalists become increasing 'targets' for killings — watchdog
Journalists become increasing 'targets' for killings — watchdog
Journalists faced growing dangers of being targeted for killing for their work in 2018 even as the risks from war and conflict declined, media...
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
The former Mail & Guardian editor, Angela Quintal, and Muthoki Mumo, formerly of Kenya’s Daily Nation, were detained overnight...
Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters file appeal
Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters file appeal
Lawyers for two Myanmar Reuters journalists filed an appeal on Monday against their seven-year jail sentence linked to their reporting on the...
Go inside a day in our newsroom: The realities of donor-funded journalism
Go inside a day in our newsroom: The realities of donor-funded journalism
It’s Monday morning and most reporters across the country are gearing up for daily or weekly diary meeting where they will discuss the day’s...

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