This is South Sudan’s most prominent newspaper, The Citizen. Nhial Bol has cast himself as a challenger, testing the promise of good governance and free press in the South. We have two main challenges to deal with in the media in The Citizen. Corruption and dictatorship. These are our targets.… Continue Reading In Southern Sudan, a Fledgeling Newspaper Faces a Challenge

[electronic music] Who do we need to get into the room to actually talk about, ‘How do we resist authoritarian control over the media?’ Who are the people who need to be having those conversations? We can come up with the solutions for how to make sure that we protect… Continue Reading Resisting Authoritarian Control Over Media: The Center for Media at Risk

This is an opportunity to renew friendships and to create new friendships. A free media is not an optional extra. It’s really a good time that everybody from different parts of the world get together. We share what works, what doesn’t work and how we can actually make things better.… Continue Reading World News Media Congress 2019 Wrap Up

There has never been – and even these people back here, these horrible, horrendous people – even these people back there said … Look at it, it looks like the Academy Awards or something in here, you ever see these people? Is this the Academy Awards you’re doing? Even these… Continue Reading ‘Fake, fake, disgusting news’: Trump launches new broadside against media

So, in our series called Manufacturing Consent we went through a load of ways in which politicians try to influence the way the media report things. But one thing we didn’t consider then were outright threats. This was Staten Island’s New York Republican Representative, Michael Grimm, being interview after Barack… Continue Reading Politician threatens to throw US news reporter off balcony – Truthloader