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1 September 2015
The newspaper officially says his dismissal was the result of his ignoring “cordial requests” made several months earlier to “comply with the best practices in social networks guidelines.”
"It's a grave error not to take Trump seriously. His ideas are very dangerous. Many millions of Americans think the way he does, and this is what is very dangerous".
Global Voices Radio welcomes two new podcast partners, as we move to a 24-hour-a-day broadcast schedule.
"Loa seeks to explore the ideas and stories that shape Vietnam today. We amplify the voices you often don't hear and broadcast the perspectives you haven’t heard."
31 August 2015
29 August 2015
The government recently threatened to pull the licenses of three news channels over criticism of the execution of Yakub Menon, convicted of the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
26 August 2015
A dispute between a Mexican football coach and a sports reporter who criticized him has resulted in physical assault and sparked a debate about the freedom of speech.
24 August 2015
Vladimir Putin's spokesman is back in the news, after Internet users discovered this weekend that Yandex, the country’s most popular search engine, might be censoring itself to protect him.
22 August 2015
Outdated laws in Guyana make it possible for the police service to dismiss female officers who get pregnant while on probation. Could that change sometime soon?
21 August 2015
"It is highly unlikely that this move is intended to achieve anything other than the shutting down of criticism."
20 August 2015
“Hong Kong is one of the few places where information flows almost completely freely. If Paris has Agence France-Presse, New York has the Associated Press...why [shouldn’t] Hong Kong have FactWire?”
19 August 2015
How one small oppositionist news website has gobbled up almost half the Russian Attorney General's online censorship efforts.
Russian censors have blocked another YouTube video, although it did not violate any Russian laws. Instead, an offending user comment under the video caused Roscomnadzor to ban the page wholesale.
18 August 2015
"The common problem in many western media organisations is that they see Iran as black and white, and Iran is not like that. It’s a spectrum, it’s a rainbow.”
Netizens were shocked that local media aired Korean dramas and cartoons in the immediate wake of the disaster, then followed up with coverage dripping with praise for local authorities.
Were the president's claims about his government's investment in education true? False? Misleading? Ojo-Público had the answer in real-time.
17 August 2015
Ukrainian capital Kyiv has recently revamped its police force in an attempt to improve law enforcement's reputation, and the fresh new officers are taking social media by storm.