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Trial opens for Philippine journalist critical of Duterte
Trial opens for Philippine journalist critical of Duterte
High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa's libel trial opened on Tuesday in a case that she and press freedom advocates see as government...
South Sudan's independent media under pressure
South Sudan's independent media under pressure
Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their...
Widespread concern after Australian police media raids
Widespread concern after Australian police media raids
High-profile raids against two separate media outlets by Australian police have been widely condemned by news organisations and rights groups,...
SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings
SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings
South Africa has dropped to number 31 out of 180 countries surveyed in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders...
Journalist killed in Ghana, home to Africa’s freest press
Journalist killed in Ghana, home to Africa’s freest press
Despite Ghana’s position as the country with the most press freedom in Africa, 2019’s first recorded death of a journalist happened in Accra...
Media watchdog condemns 'yellow vest' attacks on journalists
Media watchdog condemns 'yellow vest' attacks on journalists
Reporters Without Borders on Sunday called on those who speak for France's "yellow vest" protesters to condemn numerous attacks and threats against...
Nigerian journalists released
Nigerian journalists released
Uthman Abubakar, the regional editor of Nigeria’s Daily Trust newspaper, was released from custody on Tuesday after he was detained by...
Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia
Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia
Netflix confirmed Tuesday that it removed an episode of a satirical comedy show that criticises Saudi Arabia, after officials in the kingdom...
Germany arrests suspect over killing of Bulgarian journalist
Germany arrests suspect over killing of Bulgarian journalist
German police have arrested a man suspected of the rape and murder of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova, Bulgarian officials said...
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered
A broadcast journalist who had been investigating alleged corruption involving European Union funds has been found raped and murdered, but it is...
The online battle for the truth
The online battle for the truth
False information is saturating political debate worldwide and undermining an already weak level of trust in the media and institutions, spreading...
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...

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