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Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail journalists

1 month, 4 days ago
HANOI: Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said two jailed Reuters journalists can appeal their seven-year sentence, and that their jailing had nothing to do with freedom of expression. Asked how she felt about jailing…

Leading journalists join call for EU copyright reform

1 month, 20 days ago
Leading journalists from more than 20 countries joined a call Tuesday for European MPs to approve a controversial media reform aimed at forcing internet giants to pay for news content. European Parliament lawmakers return in September to…

New standards for journalists unveiled to fight fake news

6 months, 14 days ago
PARIS: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and leading broadcasters launched a drive against fake news Tuesday with a new set of trust and transparency standards for journalists. The Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI), which hopes to be able…

India to crack down on journalists publishing fake news

6 months, 14 days ago
NEW DELHI: India will deny government access to journalists who publish fake news, the information ministry has announced, a decision that critics promptly labeled an attack on the freedom of the press in the world’s largest democracy.…

Clooney to defend journalists held in Myanmar

6 months, 19 days ago
NEW YORK: British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, wife of Hollywood A-lister George, announced Thursday she will represent two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar in a case that has incensed global opinion. Myanmar…