The Listening Post

William Arkin and the US media's 'Trump circus'

Former NBC News reporter William Arkin blasts the US mainstream media for their anti-Trump and pro-war agenda.

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Conspiracy theories and the media

A look at the consequences that conspiracy theories have in the real world.

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Anti-Trump, pro-war: An insider's critique of the US media

An NBC News reporter's resignation letter excoriates US media coverage of the foreign policy. Plus, conspiracy theories.

Myanmar

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Ruling decried as 'another injustice' against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were investigating 2017 killings of Rohingya.

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Saudi Arabia

Saudi broadcaster to challenge Netflix with new service: FT

Financial Times report says Saudi-owned MBC Group will expand streaming services in move to counter regional rivals.

Saudi broadcaster to challenge Netflix with new service: FT

Opinion

Why is Netflix enabling the Saudi crackdown on press freedom?

Netflix's decision to take down an episode of Hasan Minhaj's Patriot Act show sets a bad precedent.

Courtney Radsch

by Courtney Radsch

Courtney Radsch

The Listening Post

Radio La Colifata: Argentina's 'loony radio'

Mental patients broadcast around the world from an Argentine mental asylum.

Saudi Arabia

Comedian Hasan Minhaj pokes fun at Saudi Netflix ban

US-based comic breaks silence after video streaming service blocked episode of his show Patriot Act for Saudi audiences.

Comedian Hasan Minhaj pokes fun at Saudi Netflix ban

Media

A look at the most memorable stories of 2018

Al Jazeera looks back and highlights some of the most memorable and news-making moments from around the world.

Media

The countries where most reporters were killed in 2018

IFJ says 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents this year.

Number of journalists killed on the job in 2018 rises

Human Rights

Tunisia: Police, protesters clash again after journalist's death

Fourteen people held as protests take place in six towns, including Kasserine where Abderrazak Zorgui self-immolated.

Tunisia: Police, protesters clash again after journalist's death

Pakistan

Pakistan's journalists complain of increasing censorship

Journalists say Pakistan military and intelligence agency pressure media outlets to quash critical coverage.

Pakistan's journalists complain of increasing censorship

Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Masked youth attack journalists before elections

The incident is the latest in a series of violent attacks that have marred campaigning for election on December 30.

Bangladesh: Masked youth attack journalists before elections

Germany

Spiegel to file criminal complaint against cheating reporter

Reporter Claas Relotius, who was fired, may have pocketed donations intended for Syrian children, Der Spiegel says.

Spiegel to file criminal complaint against cheating reporter

Asia Pacific

Myanmar Reuters reporters to appeal seven-year sentence

Reuters reporters were sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of breaking the country's Official Secrets Act.

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo to appeal seven-year sentence