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Deference over scrutiny? Media and Monarchy in the United Kingdom

How far have Britain's media and their coverage of the Monarchy facilitated the royal rebrand?

Deference over scrutiny? Media and Monarchy in the United Kingdom

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Myanmar: Journalists Paying the Price for Reporting Genocide

The sentencing of two Reuters reporters in Myanmar. Plus, the British media and their monarchy.

Media

Al Jazeera condemns sentencing of Reuters reporters in Myanmar

Al Jazeera Media Network calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe oo.

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Donald Trump and the National Enquirer investigation

How worried is Trump about what kind of stories the Enquirer has under lock and key?

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Radio Dabanga: Is Darfur losing its media lifeline?

The Amsterdam-based station sheds light on a region that the Sudanese government prefers to keep in the dark.

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Catch & Kill: Could Trump's media allies hasten his downfall?

The National Enquirer was once Trump's most strident cheerleader, but now it's his latest headache. Plus, Radio Dabanga.

Nigeria

Despite threats, Nigerian radio station battles Boko Haram on air

The armed group promised to attack Dandal Kura, but presenters continue to inform listeners on how to counter fighters.

Despite threats, Nigerian radio station battles Boko Haram on air

Cinema

Crazy Rich Asians: Watershed moment for representation?

The film 'Crazy Rich Asians' is the first major Hollywood production with an all-Asian cast in 25 years.

Crazy Rich Asians: Watershed moment for representation?

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Google's China push outweighs censorship concerns

The tech giant's re-entry into China signals a major policy U-turn involving the world's largest market.

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Censored and Surveilled: The Digital Occupation of Palestinians

Squeezed between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, is social media a safe space for Palestinians?

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Bowing to Beijing? Google's Project Dragonfly

Google's planned Chinese search app comes under fire. Plus, censorship in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

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Are Bangladesh's media freedoms being eroded?

By crushing dissent, the Bangladeshi government controls the narrative.

Middle East

Egypt's Sisi signs law blocking 'threatening' websites

Law imposes hefty fines, up to five years in prison for those who administer websites deemed to harm national interests.

Egypt's Sisi signs new law tightening government control online

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The New Journalism: Remembering its pioneer, the late Tom Wolfe

Producer Marcela Pizarro offers her take on the American writer's profound effect on a generation of writers.

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Speaking the unspeakable in Bangladesh

Protests in Dhaka are about more than road safety. Plus, how the late Tom Wolfe inspires journalists today.