Nine months into the pandemic, Indonesia has seen serious threats to civil liberties, involving not only privacy but also freedom of expression and of the press in the digital realm.
For almost a century, American popular culture has perpetuated the idea that only journalists working in foreign countries could be in danger.
The rise of black comedy to explain Venezuela’s chaos recalls an old saying in the crisis-stricken South American country: ‘Laugh so you don’t cry.’
Trump may rhetorically attack the media, but the US still ranks 45th of 180 countries in terms of press freedom. North Korea ranks last. And Mexico is the world’s most dangerous place for reporters.
Saddled with a repressive government that cuts their wages in the name of austerity, Iraq’s Kurds are demanding something better.
A decade and a half after it was invaded in the name of spreading democracy, Iraq turns out to have been set up to fail.
The public must prepare to stand up for a free press, and against online censorship and surveillance.
The revelation that PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel financed the Hulk’s lawsuit against Gawker raises important questions in the battle between privacy and a free press.
The Moroccan state’s case against a leading academic could have far reaching ramifications for academic freedom and research at the country’s universities.
As is distant wars, journalists in France are now kept away from areas where security forces intervene against terrorists. Should this be welcomed?
Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker for $100 million in a case that not only could bankrupt the media empire known for its gossip but could erode the First Amendment as well.