· February, 2017

Stories about Media from February, 2017

21 February 2017

Free Expression is Under Fire as Venezuela Takes CNN Spanish Off Air

CNN broadcasts will now be freely available on YouTube. But how much impact will this have in the country with one of the slowest Internet connections in the region?

10 February 2017

Is Tunisia Rolling Back Freedom of Information?

In 2016, Tunisia introduced a law on access to information, but its implementation by the government remains limited.

Thai Media Groups Say Proposed Law Could Bring Total Government Control of the Press

"Government presence on a press panel and licensing of journalists are never part of a free press."

6 February 2017

As Burundi's Political Crisis Simmers, Critics Are Silenced

Many reporters and activists have fled the country, and some are even missing.