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Poland, Belarus a study in contrasting media
By  • 16 February 2015
As Polish media moves from strength to strength, Belarus remains a 'terrifying' place for journalists. These are gloomy times in much of Europe. Across the continent governments are wrangling with stagnant economies, the threat of…
Investigations make Guardian a global brand
By , • 15 January 2015
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 a truly international…
New EU leader faces tests on Russia, Ukraine
By  • 29 December 2014
Former Polish leader known for tough stance on Russian threats A bit of a fresh air could be felt in Brussels one recent work day when the most important man in the European Union was…
Vietnam bloggers lose appeal
By  • 15 December 2014
An appeals court in Vietnam has upheld the jail sentences for three bloggers convicted of creating public disorder after they attempted to visit a former political prisoner. Bui Thi Minh Hang, Nguyen Van Minh and…
Vietnam jails two bloggers in crackdown
By , • 8 December 2014
Two Vietnamese bloggers have been jailed in recent days for publishing articles critical of the country's Communist government. Nguyen Quang Lap, a blogger who covered social and political issues and was critical of Vietnam's relations…
Thai blogger gets 4-year sentence for criticizing monarchy
By  • 1 December 2014
The editor of a Thai news blog has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for “defaming” the monarchy. On Nov. 24 a military court in Bangkok sentenced Nut Rungwong, editor of…
Thai reporter taken off air for junta criticism
By , • 24 November 2014
A broadcast reporter in Thailand has been forced off air for violating orders under martial law that prohibits critical reporting on the ruling junta, local news reports said. Nattaya Wawweerakup from Thai Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)…
Myanmar charges weekly with defamation
By , • 10 November 2014
Myanmar's government has charged a weekly newspaper with defamation over its publication of an interview with a leader of the opposition National League for Democracy. The Myanmar Herald published an interview in October with Myo…
Five sentenced in Myanmar for 'alarming public'
By  • 20 October 2014
Three journalists and two owners of a defunct Myanmarese weekly were sentenced to two years in prison for sedition Oct. 16 by a court in Yangon, local media reported. Reporter Kyaw Zaw Hein, editors Win Tin…
South Korea charges reporter over ferry report
By  • 13 October 2014
A Japanese journalist working in South Korea was indicted for criminal defamation after he wrote an article criticizing South Korean President, Park Geun-hye's, news outlets including the Japan Times reported. Tatsuya Kato, former Seoul bureau…
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