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The Terrorist Assault on the Capitol

What happened is terrorism – the use of violence to achieve political ends. After Trump’s triumph in 2016, many of us speculated that violent mobs,…

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Internet Freedom in Europe: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Turkey

  An increasing number of governments are increasingly turning the screws on internet freedom. Funnily enough, they look at the EU for inspiration. When Judit…

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Journalism After Covid: What Will Be Left of It?

Since the start of the pandemic crisis, in the U.S., “at least 21 local newspapers have merged, at least 1,400 newsroom staffers have been permanently…

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Victoria Prentis

The Idiot of the Week honor is going to Victoria Prentis, a British Conservative politician who serves as the fisheries minister in the current UK…

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Impact of Covid on Journalism in the Global South

A recently published report, commissioned by Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) and authored by Damian Radcliffe, looks at the impact of COVID-19 crisis on journalism in…

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Russia Will Redouble Efforts To Strengthen Its Narratives

“The sentencing of Alexey Navalny to two years and eight months in a penal colony yesterday, as well as the ongoing repressions against his supporters,…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene won with brio the Idiot of the Week title after the media unearthed a slew of Facebook posts dating back…

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What’s the Big Story in Financial Transparency?

MediaPowerMonitor is regularly asking its community what keeps them awake at night. Financial transparency came first among the most important issues that readers flagged in…

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Marius Ostaficiuc

A Social Democratic Party (PSD) politician from the city of Iasi in eastern Romania, Marius Ostaficiuc took the biscuit when he lodged a complaint with…

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How Advertisers Put Democracy in Danger by Enabling Disinformation

Disinformation and calls to violence clearly helped fuel the recent assault on our nation’s capitol, and an ongoing flood of disinformation now continues to subvert the…

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