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Building Local Networks: Lessons from a Syrian Information Centre

In his second article on the work of the Rojava Information Center, Matt Broomfield discusses tactics used to build local networks and thus assure objective reporting in times of war and peace.

Turning The Mirror on the Next Generation

Europe’s leading weekly, Der Spiegel strives to give readers a unique journalism experience, and it wants them to pay for it.

Criticize and Rule or How to Tame the Media in Georgia

April 2, 2020

By belittling the role of independent self-regulators and upbraiding the media critical of the government, Georgia’s media regulator hurts independent journalism.

Brazilian Culture: In the Survival Mode

March 26, 2020

With budget cuts of up to 70%, new rules on accessing public funds and institutions forced to follow a government-imposed, controversial agenda, cultural production in Brazil becomes an act of resistance.

Internet Shutdowns in India: Attacking People’s Minds

March 5, 2020

The recent waves of extensive internet shutdowns across India not only restrict social and economic rights, but also adversely affect people’s mental health.