Newspaper editor is paranoid Burmese junta’s latest media victim
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of a Burmese newspaper editor who was arrested after blacking out his Facebook profile photo in a discreet comment on a massacre of civilians.
Smear campaign targets three journalists in Burkina Faso and two French journalists
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the use of a bogus media network to wage a smear campaign against two French journalists who were recently expelled from Burkina Faso and three Burkinabé colleagues.
Plan to scrap Press Council would further erode media independence in Morocco
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Moroccan government’s approval of proposed legislation that would replace the National Press Council, a self-regulatory body that gave Morocco’s media a degree of independence. The authorities clearly want to t
Vietnamese blogger gets six years in prison for “anti-state propaganda”
An outspoken Vietnamese blogger was sentenced to six years in prison plus two years of probation on a charge of “anti-state propaganda” at the end of a Kafkaesque trial in Hanoi on 12 April.
Newsback adopts the Journalism Trust Initiative to help identify reliable news sources
Newsback, co-signatory with RSF of Pledge No. 22 of the European Union’s Enhanced Code of Practice on Disinformation, is the first online platform to adopt the JTI mechanism for identifying trustworthy news sources.