The Listening Post

Sino-Indian clash: Disputed border, divided media

Chinese and Indian media take opposite approaches to reporting the deadly clash between troops along the border.

Witness

War, Lies and Hashtags: Pakistan's Twitter Battles

Pakistan's most notorious digital commander leads his cyber-army to the front line of a propaganda war.

Press Freedom

Afghan media reject new rules they say could hurt press freedom

Proposed amendment to law would require journalists to reveal sources to government bodies including security agencies.

Afghan media reject new rules they say could hurt press freedom

The Listening Post

Belarusian bloggers: Breaking the media mould

Amid government censorship, some bloggers are doing the job of journalists and reporting on COVID-19 in Belarus.

The Stream

Maria Ressa case: The end of democracy in the Philippines?

The conviction of Rappler editor highlights the pressure on media from President Rodrigo Duterte's government.

Maria Ressa case: The end of democracy in the Philippines?

The Listening Post

COVID-19 in Russia: Fake News and Forced Confessions

Selective application of 'fake news' law in Russia leaves journalists and others vulnerable. Plus, bloggers in Belarus.

United States

Trump-backed US government media chief under fire for dismissals

Michael Pack removed heads of Radio Free Europe and Middle East Broadcasting Networks, and prompted resignations at VOA.

Trump-backed US government media chief under fire for dismissals

AJ Impact

Saudi state behind beoutQ piracy TV operation: WTO ruling

Saudi Arabia breached international law by actively supporting beoutQ pirate TV operation, landmark WTO verdict says.

Saudi state behind beoutQ piracy TV operation: WTO ruling

Saudi Arabia

WTO verdict summary on Saudi piracy operation beoutQ

WTO rules Saudi government actively promoted and supported the beoutQ pirate operation since its beginning.

WTO verdict summary on Saudi piracy operation beoutQ

AJ IMPACT

No sharing: Facebook rejects Australia demand on ad revenues

Facebook tells Australian regulator advertising revenues connected with news content are too insignificant to share.

No sharing: Facebook rejects Australia demand on ad revenues

Press Freedom

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

Ressa, who runs Rappler, sentenced to at least six months in jail for 'cyber libel', will appeal controversial ruling.

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

Press Freedom

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

Rappler CEO has been targeted by Duterte's administration for the news website's coverage of the deadly 'war on drugs'.

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

The Listening Post

Felicien Kabuga: The man behind Rwanda's hate media

Kabuga co-founded and funded Rwanda's infamous radio station RTLM, which played a key role in the country's genocide.

Argentina

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

Many journalists were on a list to be probed in relation to the G20 and World Trade Organization summits, AFP reports.

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

Opinion

Should images of coronavirus victims be sanitised?

Is publishing more graphic images of the dead in the interests of the general public?

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara