Opinion

Can Wikitribune combat fake news?

Wikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wales' new venture claims that it will 'fix the news', but it may also be in need of fixing.

Zahera Harb

by Zahera Harb

Zahera Harb

Opinion

How to solve impunity when journalists are targeted

Those beyond the reach of attacking governments or groups must stand up for persecuted journalists and exert pressure.

Vanessa Berhe

by Vanessa Berhe

Vanessa Berhe

Journalism Matters

Is the media being played?

Journalists should cut through the noise amplified on social media and invest their time in traditional truth-seeking.

Is the media being played?

Reporter's Notebook

'My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in Egypt'

Al Jazeera's Baher Mohamed reflects on his time in a brutal Egyptian prison and promises to keep campaigning for those still in jail.

Baher Mohamed: My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in prison

Reporter's Notebook

Investigative journalism vs clickbait: A losing battle?

Thoroughly researched reporting takes time, funding and risk, but often garners less online traffic than cute cat videos.

Can investigative journalism survive clickbait and other challenges?

France

Journalism in the era of clickbait

Upholding journalistic integrity is the only way to combat pay-per-click business model poisoning media, say experts.

Journalism in the era of clickbait

Opinion

The case for: Can journalists be activists?

Activist-journalists in Syria inform international media about the war, and sometimes it is hard to leave views aside.

Zouhir Al Shimale

by Zouhir Al Shimale

Zouhir Al Shimale

The Listening Post

Partisan media and fake newsonomics

How online outlets feed media consumers what they want to hear - whether it's real or fake news.

The Listening Post

Silencing journalists in Mexico

Intimidation, killings and censorship are just some of the tactics used to muzzle journalists in Mexico.

Journalism Matters

Where are journalists under attack?

From Africa and Asia to Latin America and Europe, reporters are being killed with impunity simply for doing their jobs.

Where are journalists under attack?

Journalism Matters

New network aims to support whistle-blowers in Africa

Whistle-blowers in Africa under threat have little legal protection, says lawyer representing Assange, Snowden and more.

William Bourdon: PLAAF aims to support whistle-blowers

The Gambia

The Gambia's journalists find new freedom of expression

The country's former president silenced its media, but with a new government journalists are returning to work.

The Gambia's journalists find new freedom of expression

Opinion

The media should resist far-right populist tendencies

To avoid normalising xenophobia journalists should critically analyse narratives, instead of simply reiterating them.

Maya Goodfellow

by Maya Goodfellow

Maya Goodfellow

Journalism Matters

What is UNESCO-Al Jazeera's Journalism Matters project?

Given the increased targeting of reporters and changing media landscape, it is time to discuss the state of journalism.

What is UNESCO-Al Jazeera's Journalism Matters project?

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends arrest of Al Jazeera reporter by 45 days

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for a fourth time.