The liberals embrace anti-Trump Trumpism

Liberals are increasingly adopting Trumpist rhetoric and strategies in their reaction to Donald Trump.

by Jeff Sparrow

US & Canada

America was a 'stan' long before Trump

Paul Krugman et al conveniently forget that corruption, cronyism and contempt for the rule of law long predated Trump.

by Andrew Mitrovica

The Listening Post

How the race for ratings affected the election coverage

A look at the race for ratings and the US media's role in the elections and the rise of Donald Trump.

Inside Story

Should the internet and social media be policed?

Video of mentally disabled teenager being abused live on Facebook causes uproar.


2016 and the truth behind fake news

Fuel for financial and political gain, fake news is used for a lot more than the fun of Macedonian teenagers.

by Belen Fernandez

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends detention of Al Jazeera journalist

Al Jazeera denies the allegations against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his immediate release.


BBC stirs controversy with 'real ISIS housewives' skit

Sketch portraying British female members of the group in Syria criticised as tasteless by some but welcomed by others.


#AJStream in 2016

What is next for some of the biggest social movements of the past year?


The media we need in 2017

Post-truth is a symptom not the disease, while we need a media that challenges rather than normalises the far-right.

by Rachel Shabi


Nearly 100 journalists killed worldwide in 2016: IFJ

Iraq and Afghanistan deadliest countries for journalists in 2016, IFJ says, as it deplores impunity for killings.


Al Jazeera's top stories of 2016

Find out which were our most read stories from this year and which stories our editors liked the most.

Arts & Culture

Actress Debbie Reynolds dies, day after her daughter

Hollywood star passes away a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.


Anger as Facebook safety feature raises false alarm

Thai users alerted to Bangkok "explosion" that caused no damage or injuries as social media giant triggers safety check.

Arts & Culture

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, Fisher died days after suffering cardiac arrest.


Egypt ratifies new law regulating media outlets

Creation of council with authority to strip broadcasting rights comes amid rising concerns over press freedom.