Ten things to know about the EU elections

In late May, citizens of the European Union’s 28 nations will vote for a new EU parliament. At stake is the future of more than 500 million people who together form the world’s largest economy. Yet the...

Local media a casualty in CAR

Media outlets in the Central African Republic are caught between the conflicts between religious rebel forces in the Central African Republic. When the employees of a Christian radio station that was...

Local media disappear in Central African Republic

When the employees of a Christian radio station that was partnered with an American church entered their newsroom last April, there was nothing left. The station’s equipment was destroyed and stolen by...

Egyptian journalist dies during clashes in Cairo

A 22-year-old Egyptian journalist died of a gunshot wound in Cairo while covering clashes between supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi and security forces and residents, local news outlets...

Dodging bombs to document war crimes

Everything has to happen fast on this early morning. Anna Neistat and Ole Solvang run across fields under cover of dawn. Suddenly, a barbed wire fence appears. They jump over it before they climb into a...

Spanish journalist freed in Syria

Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas has been released by his kidnappers after nearly six months of captivity in Syria. The reporter for the Barcelona-based newspaper El Periódico covered the use of chemical...