The Listening Post

The media battle of Algiers

Following weeks of protests in Algeria, cracks in the official media narrative show. Plus, the world of advertising.

US & Canada

CPJ publishes book of last stories by murdered journalists

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi made international headlines, but the Committee to Protect Journalists says more than 1,300 journalists have been killed since 1992.

Social media

Would you be fooled with a deepfake?

Artificial intelligence is getting better at creating ultra realistic fake videos, increasing the risk of fake news spreading.

Would you be fooled with a deepfake?

The Listening Post

Could Netanyahu's indictment help his election campaign?

A look at Israel's elections and a corruption case that centres on PM Netanyahu's attempts to control the media.

The Listening Post

The colonial-era laws that still govern African journalism

Exploring how colonial-era and apartheid laws still determine what can and cannot be reported in sub-Saharan Africa.

Inside Story

Is enough being done to stop misinformation online?

Social media firms are under pressure to halt the spread of fake content on their platforms.

The Listening Post

Secret talks and backroom deals: Netanyahu's media manipulations

Benjamin Netanyahu's murky dealings with media outlets. Plus, colonial-era media laws in use across sub-Saharan Africa.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia suspends TV show that aired critical views

The evening talk show 'With Dawood' was cancelled by authorities for 'unknown reasons', according to state media.

Saudi Arabia suspends TV show that aired critical views


'My mission is to ensure nobody can say: I didn't know'

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, who worked at Reuters for over 30 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

Award-winning photographer Yannis Behrakis dies aged 58

The Listening Post

Tax avoidance, global inequality and the complicity of big media

How Dutch academic Rutger Bregman put tax reform back on the news agenda.

The Listening Post

Family ties: The story of the Chamorro dynasty

The tale of a family that lives and works at the intersection of journalism and politics in Nicaragua.

The Listening Post

Evasion: The politics of how the media report tax

A viral video brings taxes, inequality and media silence under the spotlight. Plus, the Chamorro family in Nicaragua.


Prosecutor in Australia threatens journalists over Pell gag order

State prosecutor has sent letters to more than 100 media organisations and journalists over suppression-order breach.

Prosecutor in Australia threatens journalists over Pell gag order

Special series

Battlefield Washington: Trump's Russia Connections

Examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election and possible collusion between Moscow and Trump campaign.


The 1st time Kim took on a foreign reporter's question

North Korean leader takes questions from foreign reporters during his summit with US President Donald Trump in Hanoi.

In a summit first, Kim responds to foreign journalists' questions