The Listening Post

An unlikely mix: Journalism and reality TV

We look at how journalism is getting the reality TV treatment across the globe.

Press Freedom

Journalist shot dead in Mexico on eve of World Press Freedom Day

Journalist who founded community radio station in an indigenous region of southern Mexico shot dead.

Journalist shot dead in Mexico on eve of World Press Freedom Day

Turkey

Top Turkey court rejects jailed journalist appeals

Court also rules in favour of three journalists, saying their rights were violated in crackdown after 2016 coup attempt.

Top Turkey court rejects jailed journalist appeals

Ethiopia

Journalists cautiously celebrate press freedom in Ethiopia

As journalists welcome efforts to support press freedom in Ethiopia, draft law against hate speech causes concerns.

Journalists cautiously celebrate press freedom in Ethiopia

Pakistan

Pakistan's Cyril Almeida named IPI's World Press Freedom Hero

Journalist Almeida has been at the centre of a marked increase in attacks on media freedom in the South Asian country.

Pakistan's Cyril Almeida named IPI's World Press Freedom Hero

UpFront

Shahidul Alam: Bangladesh is 'an autocracy by any means'

We speak with the Bangladeshi human rights activist about his arrest and why his government thinks he's a threat.

Shahidul Alam: Bangladesh is 'an autocracy by any means'

UpFront

Tackling climate change: Where do we begin?

We debate the obstacles and solutions to climate change and speak with Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam.

Tackling climate change: Where do we begin?

Inside Story

Why is press freedom deteriorating globally?

Journalists around the world are facing increasing hostility, new report by Reporters Without Borders shows.

Media

Pakistan extends bail for journalist accused of 'cyberterrorism'

Shahzeb Jillani is charged with 'cyberterrorism' for recent news coverage of enforced disappearances in the country.

Pakistan extends bail for journalist accused of 'cyberterrorism'

Myanmar

Jailed Reuters journalists win Pulitzer Prize

Myanmar reporters win journalism award for revealing massacre of Rohingya men by country's security forces.

Jailed Reuters journalists honoured with Pulitzer Prize

The Listening Post

Jailed for journalism: WikiLeaks editor Hrafnsson on Assange case

WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson discusses the timing of Julian Assange's arrest and what's at stake for the media.

United Kingdom

Julian Assange 'has been put on sacrificial altar'

UK man who was accused of high-profile US hacks and successfully fought extradition slams arrest of WikiLeaks founder.

Lauri Love: Julian Assange has been put on sacrificial altar

Europe

What the 'pursuit of Assange' means for press freedom

Journalists fear WikiLeaks founder's case could set precedent and harm media's ability to report government wrongdoing.

What the 'pursuit of Assange' means for press freedom

Middle East

Egypt's top court keeps Al Jazeera journalists on 'terror list'

Al Jazeera condemns decision by Egypt's highest court to designate three of its journalists as 'terrorists'.

Egypt's top court keeps Al Jazeera journalists on 'terror list'

Africa

Nigerian journalist 'arrested by armed men'

Unidentified men accost journalist Jones Abiri in Bayelsa state and force him into vehicle at gunpoint, say witnesses.

Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri 'arrested by armed men'