Posts Tagged: press freedom
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The Trump administration once celebrated WikiLeaks. Now it wants to prosecute Julian Assange simply for publishing things it doesn't like. That's a threat to all journalists.
Mexico is the third deadliest place in the world to do journalism — and the U.S. is making things worse.
The president didn’t just want the FBI to stop investigating his friend Mike Flynn. He wanted it to arrest journalists.
If Trump cracks down on journalists, there might be less uproar than you'd think.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
The Ethiopian government is cracking down on journalists and NGOs. Where's the outrage from the international community?
For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences.
Diamond-rich Botswana avoided the dreaded resource curse and established a prosperous, stable democracy. But political turmoil has begun to roil the traditionally placid society.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.