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The Future of Media in Hong Kong: A Messy Landscape

A total of 53 opposition politicians and activists were arrested in Hong Kong in January 2021, on the basis that they were allegedly part of…

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Idiot of the Week: Merelize Van Der Merwe

A 32-year old farmer from South Africa, Merelize Van Der Merwe edged out some difficult competition to win the Idiot of the Week title. Although,…

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Alden To Boost Stake in Tribune Publishing

A large newspaper publisher is one step away from being created in the United States, following the acquisition of the Tribune Publishing by Alden Global…

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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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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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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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Posted in Smart Views

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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Funding Journalism in Ukraine: Ask the Oligarchs

Four large players dominate the media market in Ukraine, a country where television is the main source of news. Independent journalism is still alive and…

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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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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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