The rich and powerful are using ruinous lawsuits to target journalists and activists who hold them to account. Tina Burrett explores the threat.
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Photojournalist Julio Etchart reflects on the benefits of submitting work to a truly independent publisher.
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The UK regulator IMPRESS is calling for evidence on press standards relating to discrimination, harassment, online journalism and other issues.
Palestinian activist Iyad el-Baghdadi, a leading intellectual of the Arab Spring, talks fighting disinformation with Jan-Peter Westad.
Nanjala Nyabola grapples with the challenge of misinformation and disinformation.
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As we enter another week of remote working, our thoughts are with you – our readers and contributors.
How do we get news that is true – and in the public interest – to the places it does not reach, asks Vanessa Baird?
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Assange could face 175 years of jail time if successfully extradited to the US. Felicity Ruby and Naomi Colvin examine the implications for press rights and freedom of speech.
Working on a documentary about the Moken ‘Sea Gypsies’ prompted Julian Sayarer to examine the West’s obtuse gaze and representation of indigenous people.
Media independence in Pakistan is suffering, with the authorities using creative ways to silence journalists. Suddaf Chaudry explains.
Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.
Viktor Orbán, the country's autocratic hard man, is riding high, with the help of young propaganda-mongers. Lorraine Mallinder investigates a media takeover.
Laura Basu on how media ownership is getting more concentrated – and what to do about it.
Vanessa Baird writes on the strange mutations of ‘fake news’.
Article 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive, up for vote on 20 June, will impose mandatory upload filters on internet users. Jillian York explains why the risks are too high.
How editor Maria Ressa took on the president of the Philippines. Iris Gonzales tells the story.
Out of the current crisis, a more hopeful vision is emerging, argues Vanessa Baird.
11 strategies for a better media. Vanessa Baird writes.
As news media face a crisis of legitimacy, reader supported alternatives offer a way forward, Chris Spannos writes.
On World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International’s Stefan Simanowitz reports on why Turkish journalists need support.
This will give Putin another excuse for a media crackdown, argues Madeline Roache.
As the New Internationalist embarks on its great, democratic, community shares experiment, Vanessa Baird explores the contradictions of today’s media landscape.
We turn the focus inwards to mark our 500th edition.
A platform co-operative approach to information, rather than the models of Facebook and legacy media, provide reason for optimism, writes Dan Hind.
The website has a huge following in the US, but anti hate speech laws may hinder its German success, explains Gouri Sharma.
Virgil Hawkins decries the media’s ease of conscience when it comes to attracting readers.
People living with disability face fear, prejudice and awkwardness in their interactions with others, says Koren Helbig.
It’s like asking whether you should beat your wife weekly or daily,
complains Kate Smurthwaite.