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Freedom of information and its discontents

How will Sierra Leone’s soon-to-be passed Act make a difference to people’s lives?.…

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Ratings v quality – time for the media to do the right thing

With education losing out to sensationalism, the current balance is all wrong, says Iris Gonzales.…

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Nigeria: media repression as security forces clamp down on 'guerrilla news agencies'

Accused of ‘sponsoring a guerilla news agency’, Nigerian Blogger,Jonathan Elendu, has been arrested and illegally detained by theominously named Nigerian SSS.…

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Radio New Internationalist - Sultans of Spin

Public relations experts are manipulating information in favour of companies, governments and the rich at blinding speeds. Many communities are so resigned to this spin-doctoring that governments and officials who get caught-out lying still get elected. While conservative organizations are permitted to tear away at the truth, ordinary people are left on the sidelines wondering what to believe.…

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Social Media, Anti-Social Ends

'Perhaps social media doesn’t kill people, it’s governments that kill people, and Western tech firms just follow the law. But whatever else you use Facebook or Twitter for, don’t believe the hype – they’re not your friends.'.…

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Chile at a crossroads

The recent victory of President Piñera may mean the death of independent media.…

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Media moves

Argentina has passed a new broadcast media law to replace the one brought in during the dictatorship.…

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Much ado about a napkin

Friday night in Copenhagen was surreal - especially if you were reading the New York Times, writes Zoe Cormier.…

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Hounded out of a job

Drug traffickers threaten journalists in Guatemala.…

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Hack-istan

I was starving after work today, so I went straight to the Al-DeiraHotel for a sandwich and a cold glass of melon juice. The Al-Deira ison the seafront, next to the old Gaza harbour: it is an elegant oldhotel with swish rooms and a huge terrace overlooking the sea, and thelocal hang-out for delegates and journalists who come to Gaza. Now thatit’s midsummer, the Al-Deira is packed from dusk onwards, but thecustomers are mostly local.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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