· April, 2019

Stories about Media from April, 2019

Censored on WeChat: How a fatal bus accident in Chongqing symbolized China's ‘left turn’

Many people saw the bus accident, the result of a fight onboard, as an allegory of China's political turn in recent years.

Rumors of Russia's first ‘fake news’ case against a media outlet might just be fake news

Media were quick to suggest that a bogus yoga ban story could be the first victim of the Russia's 'fake news' law.

Morocco’s Hirak movement has gone quiet, but the crackdown on independent media continues

The movement triggered a backlash for independent journalists and people who wanted to document the protests and ensuing crackdown.

How pro-government media in Morocco use “fake news” to target and silence Rif activists

While the internet can provide a platform for marginalized voices, it can also facilitate their victimization.

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