Burma Backtracks on Press Freedoms
Freedom of the press is Burma’s canary in the coal mine: Its deterioration may be a sign that the country is backsliding into the oppressive habits of the former military dictatorship.
Resisting Beijing—For God or Country?
China’s Muslim ethnic minority has long bristled at government repression, but unrest and violence are now on the rise as the distinct forces of Islamist ideology and nationalism grow in tandem.
War Reporting in the New Media Landscape
War reporting has always been difficult and dangerous work. But as freelancers have replaced staff writers at cash-strapped news organizations, it’s time to think about how to provide them with a level of support and training necessary to maintain the quality of journalism we rely on as a society.