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06/04/2017
Africa, SUDAN
South Sudanese journalists presented a petition to President Kiir calling for the release of detained colleagues and reopening closed media houses
04/04/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
Over half of jobs at US newspapers have disappeared since 2001, with a large portion of the losses offset by employment gains at internet firms
04/04/2017
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Egg icon marking profiles of new Twitter users removed because of "trolls" hiding behind them to launch anonymous online attacks.
03/04/2017
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Online "death groups" on popular social media that egg on teenagers to kill themselves are causing panic in Russia after a string of teen suicides.
02/04/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
"Fake news" defined as "news articles that are intentionally and verifiably false, and could mislead readers." But in fact, people have been spreading "fake news" for centuries in an effort to discredit political opponents, boost flagging circulations and even propel countries into war.
02/04/2017
MENA, LIBYA
AFP's photographer in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, Abdullah Doma, was detained late Saturday for the second time in several days by security services there, his family said.
02/04/2017
Europe, BELARUS
Authorities raided offices of opposition Belsat TV, days after arresting more than 100 over protests against President Alexander Lukashenko.
30/03/2017
Europe, TURKEY
Lawyers for a German-Turkish journalist detained by Ankara on terrorism-related charges have lodged an appeal for his release with Turkey's highest court, his employer said Wednesday.

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