Investigations make Guardian a global brand

If there is one newspaper has successfully managed the transition to a global digital publication, it's the Guardian. The 193-year-old British outlet grew from a small weekly publication based in Manchester to...

France’s horror

At 11:58 a.m. on Jan. 7, the Twitter account of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo published a cartoon depicting Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State in the Levant, wishing people...

No longer trending, Nigerian girls still missing

#BringBackOurGirls shows the limits of social media In the history of social media, there are few campaigns that have attracted as much attention as the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. The effort to aid 270...

New technologies aid in Ebola fight

Short on doctors, tech aids Liberia in outbreak. There is little doubt Liberia lacked the medical staff to confront the Ebola outbreak. With only 200 doctors in a country of 4 million, there is only one...

Informant tells of recruitment to radical group

'When people said to me, “You are a traitor to Islam because you stop Muslims,” I say to people that Islam does not support terrorism and the Prophet, peace be upon him, is not a terrorist.' Mubin Shaikh...

Ethiopian editor convicted of ‘incitement’

A former editor of an Ethiopian newspaper faces up to 10 years behind bars after a federal court in the East African nation found him guilty of inciting the public against the government. Temesgen Desalegn,...

Retweeting the Islamic State

Social media helps the Islamic State push its own message, and find recruits. You are a jihadist fighter wandering around the desert with your sniper rifle as convoys of trucks explode around you. You pull...