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Twitter’s Tweet Deletion Policy: Double Standards?

How do Twitter and other social networks regulate content on their websites? In this article, Majd Yousef describes how not all "banned" content is created equal.

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Glenn Greenwald explores how journalism can stop authoritarianism in Bolsonaro's Brazil

How can journalism stem the tide of rising authoritarianism? In his latest book, Glenn Greenwald tackles the thorny subject, drawing on his experiences investigating corruption in the Bolsonaro government in Brazil.

A picture of the author, Daniel Avelar, wearing a black and white checkered scarf.
Daniel Avelar Published on: 5 Apr, 2021
Indian farmers launch activist media outlets as narrative wars continue

In the midst of the narrative wars between Indian farmers and the Indian government, farmers have created media outlets and centers to combat what they see as unfavorable media coverage.

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Baba Tamim Published on: 31 Mar, 2021
Beyond objectivity: The rise of reformist news

The core mission of the news industry is telling viewers the day's events. But another core mission of journalism is to make the world a better place, which means going beyond the facts to change what’s wrong and defend what’s right. Those two missions are in conflict today.

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Mark Lee Hunter Published on: 23 Mar, 2021
Risking their lives on the frontlines, journalists in Brazil’s favelas struggle for recognition

By all measures, journalists from Rio’s favelas are among the bravest war reporters in the world, facing a constant threat of violence from all directions. Still, favela journalists continue human rights violations and serve their community.

A picture of the author, Daniel Avelar, wearing a black and white checkered scarf.
Daniel Avelar Published on: 11 Mar, 2021
Female journalists struggle for representation in the Arab Gulf

The “glass ceiling” that prevents women journalists from progressing in the Gulf is not due to a lack of competence, but rather a product social norms that encourage the press to favour men over women when filling posts.

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Saadia Mufarreh Published on: 8 Mar, 2021
Fake news in the era of migration and the theory of ‘moral panic’

How are certain media outlets weaponizing fake news against refugees to cause a "moral panic?" How can media practitioners fight against this phenomenon?

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Maha Omar Published on: 2 Mar, 2021

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Beyond objectivity: The rise of reformist news

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Twitter’s Tweet Deletion Policy: Double Standards?

How do Twitter and other social networks regulate content on their websites? In this article, Majd Yousef describes how not all "banned" content is created equal.

A picture of the author, Majd Yousef.
Majd Yousef Published on: 8 Apr, 2021
Indian farmers launch activist media outlets as narrative wars continue

In the midst of the narrative wars between Indian farmers and the Indian government, farmers have created media outlets and centers to combat what they see as unfavorable media coverage.

A picture of the author, Baba Tamim.
Baba Tamim Published on: 31 Mar, 2021
Risking their lives on the frontlines, journalists in Brazil’s favelas struggle for recognition

By all measures, journalists from Rio’s favelas are among the bravest war reporters in the world, facing a constant threat of violence from all directions. Still, favela journalists continue human rights violations and serve their community.

A picture of the author, Daniel Avelar, wearing a black and white checkered scarf.
Daniel Avelar Published on: 11 Mar, 2021
Fake news in the era of migration and the theory of ‘moral panic’

How are certain media outlets weaponizing fake news against refugees to cause a "moral panic?" How can media practitioners fight against this phenomenon?

A picture of the author, Maha Omar
Maha Omar Published on: 2 Mar, 2021
Post-Arab Spring media: Politicized, for better or worse?

How Arab media changed in the aftermath of the Arab Spring? Is its ongoing politicization for the better – or the worse?

A picture of the author, Moad Badry.
Moad Badry Published on: 28 Feb, 2021
What is the CNN Effect and why is it relevant today?

To what level is the news media independent, and to what degree can it influence policymakers?

A picture of the author, Kaouthar Benabid.
Kaouthar Benabid Published on: 22 Feb, 2021