The Listening Post

Rewriting Yugoslav history: Serbian war criminals-turned authors

Historical revisionism in former Yugoslavia and how inmates have gone from convicted war criminals to published authors.

The Listening Post

Trump's tweets: Should the media call the US president 'racist'?

Coverage of the White House is caught up over the word 'racist' and whether it should be used to describe Trump.

The Listening Post

Trump's tweets: The racism is the point

Why US media finally use the word 'racist' to describe Trump. Plus, war criminals turned best-selling authors in Serbia.

Press Freedom

Pakistan's journalists vow to fight against increasing censorship

Three private news channels have been ordered off the air and 21 others have received notices of closure from the government.

Europe

Three charged for murder of Malta journalist

Three men to face trial for their alleged involvement in the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Malta: Three charged for murder of investigative journalist

Europe

The battle to stay alive as a female journalist

Nobel laureates and prominent campaigners call for action 10 years after Chechen reporter Natalia Estemirova was killed.

The battle to stay alive as a female journalist

The Listening Post

Boycott, resist, push back: Shifting Israel narratives in the US

We travel across the US to see how the discourse on Israel is evolving among politicians, journalists and activists.

United Kingdom

UK media's portrayal of Muslims 'misleading and negative': study

A first of its kind study finds the British media contributing to Islamophobia by giving a negative coverage on Muslims.

UK media's portrayal of Muslims 'misleading and negative': study

Opinion

The problem is not 'negative' Western media coverage of Africa

Rather, it is the lack of in-depth and nuanced reporting on the continent and beyond.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

The Listening Post

Istanbul: A Turkish haven for Arab journalists

In Turkey, Arab reporters in exile have managed to carve out a space for adversarial journalism aimed at the Arab world.

The Listening Post

Turkey: No country for bold journalists?

We speak to three Turkish journalists living in exile. Plus, a voice in Ankara's defence.

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Media haven or hell? The paradox of journalism in Turkey

A look at two groups of exiled journalists: those on the run from Turkey, and others who have found a sanctuary there.

The Listening Post

Boris Johnson: Playing the clown for the media circus?

What is the role of UK media in Boris Johnson's bid to become the next PM? Plus, nostalgia in Iranian diaspora media.

Australia

Australian media giants demand legal protection for journalists

A rare show of unity by Australia's usually tribal media shows concern about a lack of legal safeguards for journalists.

Australian media giants demand legal protection for journalists

Ukraine

Ukraine's journalists demand action after reporter killed

The death of Vadym Komarov, a 58-year-old who focused on corruption, comes against backdrop of rising attacks on media.

Ukraine's journalists demand action after reporter killed