With the arrest of Japanese photographer Michiko Kiseki Hong Kong’s media repression has been expanded to foreign journalists.
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After the murder of their colleague Martinez Zogo, a government critic, Cameroonian journalists have said they won’t be intimidated…
Newly-launched AI-powered chatbot ChatGPT is changing the internet landscape. It presents several opportunities, including in education.
The sheer perseverance and linguistic ingenuity of activists and dissidents are impressive, but the Chinese state’s state of online freedom is less so.
Launched just weeks ago, ChatGPT already poses a threat to how we draft everyday communications like emails, college essays, etc.
Live video of lawmakers chatting on the House floor is interesting to some, but the real work of legislating largely happens elsewhere.
Alavi was reporting on victims of most recent protests… The countrywide protests erupted in autumn after Jina dead in police custody.
Twitter says it was relaxing its ban on political and issue-based advertising, a reversal of the company’s approach to paid political speech.
2022 witnessed an increase in violence against journalists, especially in Russia, with many losing their lives for doing their job.
The number of journalists jailed around the world set yet another record this year, with 363 imprisoned as of December 1, 2022.