GEN Stands with Maria Ressa - Condemns the arrest of Rappler CEO
Rappler CEO, and The Global Editors Network (GEN) board member, Maria Ressa, was today arrested at the Rappler headquarters in the Philippines. The arrest is in connection to a story published by Rappler in May 2012, four months before the law that Maria Ressa and Rappler researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr allegedly violated was enacted, according to an article by Rappler.Read More
Post Kashoggi Affair: What future for Arab journalists?
Following the disparition, then the revelation of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian embassy in Istanbul in early October, many are concerned about Arab journalists and their safety. Journalists’ safety is not to be taken lightly, and plenty of Arab media professionals have left their countries, many of whom reside in Turkey.Read more
Why WhatsApp and Facebook are shaping the political future of Brazil
Pedro Doria, the former executive editor of O Globo, explains how WhatsApp and Facebook have been affecting the country’s political environment and influencing the results of the upcoming election.Read more