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Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar 'state secrets' case
Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar 'state secrets' case
Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for...
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique is set to introduce prohibitively expensive fees for foreign journalists, in an apparent attempt to discourage reporting from the...
The World Cup of press freedom
The World Cup of press freedom
President Vladimir Putin worked hard to bring the 2018 Fifa World Cup to Russia, but now that the spectacle is underway, his influence has...
Nepal newspaper due in court for case slammed as press freedom attack
Nepal newspaper due in court for case slammed as press freedom attack
Nepal's largest newspaper is due in court Friday summoned by the country's chief justice for articles critical of him, in a case widely condemned...
Red flags of authoritarian creep
Red flags of authoritarian creep
I got a call from a journalist who works for Al Jazeera. He wanted to get my opinion on perceptions that media freedom had been encroached upon...
Editorial: Good press, here's a bone
Editorial: Good press, here's a bone
The media quarantine at the ANC policy conference was highly successful in achieving its apparent aims.
Project M: Leaked emails reveal Gupta plans to buy the M&G
Project M: Leaked emails reveal Gupta plans to buy the M&G
In January 2016 Nazeem Howa, then still CEO of the Gupta family’s corporate...
#SABC8 journalists won't back down despite threats, bullets and intimidation
#SABC8 journalists won't back down despite threats, bullets and intimidation
Despite intimidation and death threats, the SABC 8 on Sunday reiterated their determination to go ahead with a Constitutional Court case probing...
Media suppressed on the continent
Media suppressed on the continent
MEDIAThe media commemorates Black Wednesday this month. It’s 39 years since the apartheid government summarily shut down two newspapers and...
Turkish journalists and judges are in Erdogan’s cross-hairs, says journalist
Turkish journalists and judges are in Erdogan’s cross-hairs, says journalist
Turkish journalist Abdullah Bozkurt left his homeland after the increased crackdown on the free media following the coup attempt of July this year,...
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
Amid the return of conflict in South Sudan, media veteran and former BBC correspondent Alfred Taban was arrested on July 16 by National Security...
Gupta-owned ANN7 fires five more journalists
Gupta-owned ANN7 fires five more journalists
Gupta-owned television news station ANN7 fired five more journalists on Tuesday.

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