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Russia Restricts Independent Media

By Candice Norwood The Washington Post reported Oct. 17, that Russian President Vladimir Putin, passed a law that will prevent foreigners from owning more than 20 percent of Russian media assets. Russian lawmakers say this decision is a response to what … Continue reading

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A New Way to Get Palestinian News

by Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath ”They think we are terrorists,” Palestinians would say when I asked what they thought the outside world thought of them.  And when I asked why, they would say, “That’s what the media calls us.” After living in … Continue reading

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Web Publishing: The New York Times Goes Chinese

by Gabby LaVerghetta The New York Times launched a Chinese-language website this week. The site will feature roughly 30 new articles per day, most of which will be translated from English. The rest of the content will be produced in … Continue reading

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James Cameron Falls for an International Joke & Proves the Internet is One Big Game of Telephone

by Echo Xie When film director James Cameron was on The Colbert Report last month talking about his so-called “new” film, he told a story, with all seriousness (despite the venue), that Chinese authorities decided to cut out the nude … Continue reading

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Mexico: The Dangerous Climate for Free Speech

by Allison Dickinson Special to Sutradhar’s Market “Journalism in Mexico can be a violent business,” Lucy Conger wrote.  Unfortunately this statement from 1997 has become an understatement in present-day Mexico. The situation for journalists in Mexico has gotten progressively worse, … Continue reading

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