Stories about Media from September, 2020
If approved, a new scheme limiting the definition of officially recognized media will deliver a serious blow to freelance journalists and student reporters.
"The alarming increase in such actions against journalists confirms that the government is bent on muzzling freedom of expression."
"The code is justified by a News Corp lie, that Google steals news content and makes billions of dollars from it."
While social media and WhatsApp have been extensively leveraged by demonstrators to organize, document, and sprawl the protest, Lebanese authorities have resorted to identifying and persecuting dissidents.
Assaulted female journalist insisted on reporting the incident to the police and tracking the attacker, as a way to stand up to a culture of impunity for violence against journalists.
Group effort, research, perseverance, and Global Voices' journalism played a key role
"The extradition to the US of a publisher and journalist, for engaging in journalistic activities while in Europe, would set a very dangerous precedent."