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

Amira Hass: Why Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent is still relevant

The Israeli journalist covering Gaza and West Bank shares her thoughts on Noam Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent.

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Julian Assange: Have the media found him guilty?

How a clerical error appears to justify Assange's concerns about having to face justice, American-style.

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Russia's big patriotic screen: Making films for the motherland

Russia's cinematic efforts to produce patriotic films and documentaries.

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Saudi Arabia post-Khashoggi: Business as usual?

After Khashoggi's killing, Saudi Arabia tightens grip on media and public discourse. Plus, South Korea's 'Defector TV'.

China

China steps up online crackdown, seeks detailed user data

Internet watchdog wants data as part of an effort to curb dissent and stop people using online space to organise.

China steps up online crackdown, seeks detailed user data

Al Jazeera World

Abraham Serfaty: Morocco's Mandela

Moroccan dissident Abraham Serfaty was jailed, tortured and exiled for his radical views over decades.

The Listening Post

Exporting Hungary's media model

How Viktor Orban's allies are promoting the prime minister's pan-European agenda through media investments.

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The new Mahathir and Malaysia's media revamp

Once branded as 'enemy of the press', what does Mahathir Mohamad's return to power mean for Malaysia's journalists?

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Under-reported: The treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xi's China

What are the challenges facing journalists covering the alleged mass incarceration of Xinjiang's Uighur Muslims?

Under-reported: The treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xi's China

The Listening Post

The story of China's Southern Media Group

How the Chinese state's grip of the media has tightened, with dramatic repercussions for investigative journalism.

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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.

Censorship

Google staff condemn plan for censored Chinese search engine

China restricts internet users by blocking websites, censoring words and clamping down on free speech.

Google staff condemn plan for censored Chinese search engine

Reporter's Notebook

Threats, tax bills and Gucci shopping bags

Is corruption among Cambodia's ruling party elite reaching all the way to Australia?

The Listening Post

Censored, harassed and arrested: DR Congo's politicised media

With funding tied to political interests, journalists in the DRC are restricted in the stories they can and cannot tell.