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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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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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Jerome Riviere

All French people were supposed to hunker down in their homes last month as the country was under strict lockdown. Some of them though chose…

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When Reporting Facts Lands You in Trouble

A new UNESCO report describes the increasingly captured environment independent journalists work in. With a pandemic ravaging the planet and mad politicians at the helm…

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Idiot of the Week: Josh Hawley

The clinched-fist salute to the rioters supporting American President Donald Trump won Josh Hawley our Idiot of the Week title. Mr Hawley, a Republican Senator…

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Who Funds Journalism in Italy?

Advertising is the most important source of income in the Italian news media market, where television is still the most popular platform, dominated by two…

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Idiot of the Week: Douglas Ross

MP Douglas Ross beat off competition to win the Idiot of the Week title. Within hours only of becoming the Scottish Tory leader on August…

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Serbia Investigates Media Organizations, TikTok Videos Land Egyptian Women in Prison

While Covid-19 takes all the headlines, deals are made and laws are passed, with hardly anyone noticing. Many will change our lives for years or…

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Idiot of the Week: David Perdue

The Idiot of the Week award goes to US Senator David Perdue of Georgia, a Republican, for posting an image of his opponent, Democrat Jon…

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Staff at Hungarian News Portal Quit en Masse, Harsh Regulations of Social Media Planned in Turkey

While Covid-19 takes all the headlines, deals are made and laws are passed, with hardly anyone noticing. Many will change our lives for years or…

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