Democracy at Risk
The publisher of the New York Times has warned Donald J. Trump in a White House meeting that the president's escalating attacks on the news media are "inflammatory" and "dangerous."
Former President Jimmy Carter says the U.S. has abandoned "our position as a government to be the champion of human rights."
Polish President Andrzej Duda presented plans for a non-binding vote on a new constitution that can take place on November 10-11.
The WhatsApp messaging service began a week-long publicity campaign in Pakistan offering tips to spot fake news ahead of a general election.
The Egyptian parliament approved in a final reading a bill that would allow authorities to monitor social media users with the aim of combatting "fake news."
Media watchdog Reporters without Borders expressed alarm on Wednesday about India, with seven journalists killed in the past 18 months.
The EU on Monday launched legal action against Poland over its controversial Supreme Court reforms.
Russia's state media regulator Roskomnadzor on Friday accused television channel France 24 of violating Russian media laws, after Paris issued a warning to the French arm of Moscow's…
Five people were killed on Thursday in a shooting at the building that houses the Capital Gazette, a daily newspaper published in Annapolis, Maryland.
Ukrainian authorities have come under fire for the faked death of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who was announced shot dead in a contract-style killing, only to reappear at a news…
The Newseum, a Washington museum dedicated to the understanding of the importance of a free press, held a ceremony to commemorate journalists killed last year on the job.
The countries that have re-emerged from Yugoslavia are struggling to liberate themselves from repressive practices of the past. As time goes on, press freedom is only on the decline.
Journalist Roman Sushchenko, who worked for Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform for more than a decade, was detained in Moscow in 2016. He has been sentenced to 12 years for espionage.
Reporters gasped and applauded as journalist Arkady Babchenko appeared alive and well at a press conference in Kiev, less than 24 hours after authorities said he had died from three…
A US federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the US constitution by blocking Twitter users who disagree with him.
Venezuela was facing the threat of fresh international sanctions and intensified domestic unrest Monday following President Nicolas Maduro's re-election in a vote rejected by the opposition…
As the memory of the Holocaust fades away in Europe, anti-Semitism has seen a significant rise across Europe in recent years. Attacks on synagogues or other types of manifestations of…
Almost 1,600 Russians, including at least two children and 703 Muscovites, were arrested during opposition rallies that took place all over the country.