The Listening Post

Covering the Grenfell fire: UK media in the spotlight

Distrust in Britain's media grows following the blaze at Grenfell Tower. Plus, the persecution of Vietnam's bloggers.

Media

The Guardian: Attack on Al Jazeera must be resisted

UK newspaper says attack on Al Jazeera is part of 'assault on free speech to subvert the impact of media in Arab world'.

The Guardian: Attack on Al Jazeera must be resisted

Middle East

'Outrageous' demand to shut Al Jazeera widely condemned

Rights groups and journalists raise concerns over suppression of press freedom as Gulf states issue demands to Qatar.

Media

Al Jazeera: Call for closure siege against journalism

Doha-based media network says the demand by Saudi Arabia and allies aims 'to suppress people's right to information'.

Al Jazeera: Call for closure siege against journalism

US & Canada

Wall Street Journal reporter sacked over alleged arms-deal links

Newspaper's chief foreign affairs correspondent fired after report alleging involvement in business deals with key source.

United Kingdom

Finsbury Park: Media demonisation and Islamophobia

Local Muslims say attack is a consequence of long-held anti-Islamic sentiment, particularly among media outlets.

Finsbury Park: Media demonisation and Islamophobia

Media

Kurdish and French reporters killed in Mosul explosion

Landmine blast in war-torn Iraqi city kills Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Addad and French journalist Stephan Villeneuve.

Kurdish and French reporters killed in Mosul explosion

The Listening Post

India's NDTV raid a 'defining moment' for press freedom

What does the raid on the liberal NDTV channel mean for journalism and press freedom in India?

The Listening Post

Russia and Belarus: Behind the media battle

We examine the media component of the relations between Moscow and Minsk - Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko.

Media

TRT reporter says S Arabia briefly detained his team

Statement by Pakistani reporter says he was held with his cameraman while covering a visit by Turkey's foreign minister.

TRT reporter says S Arabia briefly detained his team

Media

Al Jazeera Arabic Twitter account restored

Doha-based network says brief suspension of official account appeared to be caused by an 'organised campaign'.

Al Jazeera Arabic Twitter account restored

The Listening Post

India's NDTV Raided: Politics, patriotism and the press

Testing times as police raid India's liberal NDTV station. Plus, the media wars between Russia and Belarus.

Middle East

Palestinian Authority blocks 11 news websites

The websites have been blocked in the Israeli-occupied West Bank following a directive by the PA public prosecutor.

Palestinian Authority blocks 11 news websites

Middle East

Egypt's crackdown on dissent 'likely to backfire'

Blocking of websites is part of a campaign to silence public dissent before presidential elections, analysts say.

Egypt: Crackdown continues amid controversial land deal

Middle East

Media blocks against Qatar violate free speech: HRW

The UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain have threatened criminal sanctions against those who express sympathy with Qatar.

Media blocks against Qatar violate free speech: HRW