Who are the journalists who won the Nobel Peace Prize and what’s their message? Plus, the US military-gaming complex.
The Listening Post
A weekly programme that examines and dissects the world’s media, how they operate and the stories they cover. Watch The Listening Post every Saturday at 0830GMT
At Facebook, a whistleblower goes public amid a disastrous service outage. And in Egypt, online influencers under fire.
Why isn’t the CIA’s plan to kidnap Julian Assange making more headlines? And the nuances of translating literary works.
The investigations that proved a US military strike killed civilians in Afghanistan. Plus, Canada’s residential schools.
Are China’s new regulations designed to benefit society or the Communist Party? Plus, activists vs statues in Colombia.
What lessons has the media learned in 20 years of the ‘War on Terror’? Also, Afghan media under the Taliban.
A documentary edition of the show on 20 years of the ‘War on Terror’ and the role US media have played therein.
What role did Israel play in the spread of an insidious piece of malware? Plus, PR companies and controversial states.
The global epidemic of surveillance using malicious spyware. Plus, Bild’s battle for political influence in Germany.
Cuban government imposes internet blackouts and jams communications. Also, the rise of socially conscious sports stars.
We look at the erosion of free speech, the squeeze on civil liberties and new stringent laws in Hong Kong.
President-elect Ebrahim Raisi’s track record is largely off limits for discussion among Iranians.
Is the Nigerian government’s Twitter ban more about controlling dissent than about regulating the platform?
Blockade, bombardment and Israeli occupation have not stopped Palestinians from documenting and telling their stories.