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Documenting the Troubles: Journalism and justice in N Ireland

While the conflict is formally over, unsolved killings left in its wake have kept the Troubles alive in the media.

Slovakia

As murdered Slovak remembered, journalists call for protection

One year on, questions persist over killing of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.

As murdered Slovak remembered, journalists call for protection

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Indian media and the Ambani brothers

A tale of two brothers and their power over Indian media.

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Sudan: A crumbling regime puts the squeeze on the media

Massive protests continue in Sudan despite government crackdown. Plus, India's media and the Ambani brothers.

Philippines

'Finally out': Journalist Maria Ressa freed on bail

Rappler editor and critic of Duterte's administration posts bail a day after widely condemned arrest on libel charges.

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa released on bail

Media

'Outrageous' arrest of Duterte critic sharply denounced

The case, under a controversial law penalising online libel, stems from a news story published before law was passed.

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BuzzFeed and the digital media bubble

Recent layoffs suggest that the click-based advertising revenue model doesn't add up to a profitable bottom line.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Chronicle of a journalism untold

While Nobel Prize laureate Garcia Marquez is mostly known for his literature, he always considered himself a journalist.

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The BuzzFeed bubble bursts: Mass layoffs across digital media

Digital news outlets suffer a round of mass layoffs. Plus, the journalistic life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

The BuzzFeed bubble bursts: Mass layoffs across digital media

Iran

Iran jailed hundreds of journalists after 1979 revolution: RSF

Files leaked to media watchdog show at least four journalists were allegedly killed by the government between 1979-2009.

Iran jailed hundreds of journalists after 1979 revolution: RSF

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'One in five million': Protesting Serbia's muzzled media

A look at the disconnect between what's happening on the streets in Belgrade and what's going out on the airwaves.

Europe

Romania becomes new front line in battle with 'fake news'

Even as Romania heads the presidency of Council of the European Union, observers in Europe worry about a crackdown on the nation's independent voices in the media and a rise in 'fake news'.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar using 'oppressive laws' against peaceful critics: HRW

Rights group says freedom of expression deteriorating since Aung San Suu Kyi's government took office in 2016.

Myanmar using 'oppressive laws' against peaceful critics: HRW

Iran

Press TV journalist back in Iran after US detention

Marzieh Hashemi arrives in Tehran, Iranian broadcaster Press TV says, after being held for 10 days in Washington, DC.

Marzieh Hashemi: Journalist returns to Iran after US detention

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Why being a journalist in Egypt gets more difficult by the day

Examining President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's government crackdown on the news media, eight years after the Arab Spring.