Stories about Media from March, 2017
More often than not, information smugglers prioritize things like click rates over hard-hitting public interest journalism.
When posing solutions to fix fake news, we need to be careful not to build our own self-censorship machines.
Jaysh Al-Islam Is Leading Peace Talks in Geneva, While Clamping Down on Speech in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
The group controlling the region has shut down a magazine and five well-known civil society organisations, according to activists.
"By advising him to sue internet publications, they are really doing him a bad turn."
Philippines Offers Media Credentials to Bloggers — But Some Suspect State is Trying to Control Online Content
"when analyzed [in accordance with the guidelines]....it becomes clear that contrary views are unacceptable lest they be misinterpreted as provocative."
These threats have led to speculation that Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing camp is fragmented and that Chinese President Xi Jinping is prepared to eradicate a powerful sector within the Communist Party.
The government suspended guidelines that forbid civil servants from speaking to the press without permission from their superiors.