As we commemorate the 45th anniversary of Black Wednesday, the threats to media freedom, independence and diversity today are different from 1977, but they are real
In the recently disputed 2022 Kenyan general election profiling, brown envelope journalism and violence towards reporters were some of the main concerns as Kenyan journalists covered the election season.
The family of slain photojournalist Anton Hammerlfamily seeks justice with for his 2011 murder in Libya while covering the Libyan Civil War. To date, Hammerl’s body has not been found.
On one hand, digital technologies have empowered new narratives and yet on the other, they have journalism under siege as surveillance and online harassment batters press freedom.