Russian lawmakers want to ban kids from social media, require ‘real name’ registration. From Global Voices.
Fake news reports about visa-free travel to the U.S. give false hope to Azerbaijanis.
Europe’s top human rights court tells parties in long-running battle for ownership of Georgian TV station to take a pause.
News agencies in Estonia and Latvia cease their cooperation with the Baltic branches of Russian government-controlled news agency.
The Kremlin denies ordering Russian TV to slash coverage of the U.S. leader.
More than half a year after the death of journalist Pavel Sheremet, his colleagues are frustrated about the apparent lack of progress in finding his killers. From Hromadske.
Moldova has been a regional leader in open government, but the media recently launched a campaign to highlight backtracking on commitments to greater transparency.
Tabloid tells abusers how to exploit Russia's decriminalization of domestic violence.
The anti-Belarus smear campaign in Russian media has gained momentum and even led to arrests at the end of last year.
The huge state-funded international broadcaster also loses access to Twitter-based data mining service.
-- Announcement: Debunking Disinformation: A Training Program for Czech Journalism Students - Become An Expert Fact Checker and Hoax Buster!
Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018
The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.
Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.