Al Jazeera Journalism Review
Journalists are bound to tell the truth, not give platforms to positions which are demonstrably wrong in a misguided attempt to be ‘impartial’.
Science journalism is not just about test tubes, it's about everything. And the past few years have shown that the world needs science journalists more than ever before.
The use of the term ‘economic migrants’ to describe desperate people trying to find a better life for themselves and their families conceals the reality of the brutality they face at Europe’s borders.
The US continues to shroud policies for the ‘War on Terror’ behind a veil of secrecy. This undermines democracy and a free press, and means no justice for one American journalist who claims he has been targeted for assassination on five separate occasions, nor for countless civilian casualties of US drone attacks.
While global media organisations continue to fly in their own correspondents, relying on local journalists only for translation and ‘fixing’, the world will never get to know the real stories happening in the Global South.
Punishing journalists who publish leaked information is an assault on democracy, but journalists still need to handle such information with care and integrity.
It took me years to see how my privilege would influence the outcome of interviews with minority Hindus in Pakistan. This ‘positionality’ is something journalists should pay closer heed to.
Western media is full of negative stereotypes about my birth country. My job as a diaspora journalist is to challenge those tired old tropes.
Zimbabwe’s Cybersecurity and Data Protection Bill aims to protect privacy and guard against child sexual abuse depicted online. But it could also seriously hamper a free press.
Propaganda and censorship are as old as war itself, but that has generally been a struggle to control the story rather than targeting
Years ago, the Moroccan thinker Hassan Aourid published his book titled "The Refracted Mirror of the West". Among its major topics was his seeking for media intervention to shape a new public opinion. The article brought a detailed explanation of compatibility of media visions between the West and the Arab regimes' orientations after September 11, 2001 events.