The Listening Post

Radio La Colifata: Argentina's 'loony radio'

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

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

Inside Story

What's the latest in the probe into the murder of Khashoggi?

Jamal Khashoggi’s murder made world headlines for weeks, but almost three months on, we are still waiting for answers.

Opinion

Mahmoud Hussein's case was the canary in the coal mine

Since 2016, the use of 'fake news' accusations to persecute journalists has risen exponentially.

Justin Shilad

by Justin Shilad

Justin Shilad

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.

The Listening Post

Noam Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent revisited

A Listening Post special marking 30 years since the publication of Manufacturing Consent and its relevance today.

South Sudan

Being a journalist in South Sudan

Practitioners recount experiences covering political, corruption and human rights stories in world's youngest country.

Being a journalist in South Sudan

War Hotels

Holiday Inn Sarajevo: In the Eye of the Siege

How international journalists found themselves in the centre of a bloody conflict they were determined to cover.

Myanmar

In Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar, free press hopes wither

A year since the arrest of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, media battle official distrust, repressive laws.

In Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar, free press hopes wither

Myanmar

In jail, Wa Lone pens children's book on exposing truth

Jay Jay the Journalist was written in prison by Wa Lone, one of two Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar a year ago.

From Myanmar jail, Wa Lone pens children's book on exposing truth

War Hotels

How Beirut's Commodore Hotel became a safe haven for world media

Street fighting, sieges and kidnappings were all part of Lebanon's 15-year civil war, witnessed by the iconic hotel.

Middle East

Parents of Austin Tice still fighting to bring their son home

Six years ago, American journalist went missing in Syria, but his parents hope US can secure his return.

Parents of Austin Tice still fighting to bring their son home

Australia

Australian female journalist barred for 'showing skin'

ABC presenter's removal from parliament for revealing 'too much skin' sparks outrage, forces government apology.

Australia apologises for barring female journalist over attire

War Hotels

How the Holiday Inn became a symbol of the Lebanese Civil War

A symbol of jet set prewar Beirut, the empty, shell-scarred building still towers above glitzy downtown.

The Listening Post

Raed Fares and his push towards a revolutionary agenda in Syria

Some see the killing of Fares as symbolic, the loss of any remaining hope that the Arab Spring can live on in Syria.