Disputing the law of the sea

We’re all familiar with border disputes on land … but what about those on the water? Maritime disputes in the Arctic and in the South China Sea are increasing, as countries vie for valuable natural...
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A roundtable with Pakistani journalists

This week, we're looking at journalism in Pakistan. The country remains a treacherous place for journalists to do their jobs. In the past three weeks, two different explosive devices have been found at the...

What’s next in Crimea?

This week, we take another look at the escalating conflict in Crimea, and what it means for the rest of Eastern Europe. If you're unfamiliar, in late 2013, pro-European protestors in Ukraine began...

Conflict in the Central African Republic

The Central African Republic may not be a country on everyone's radar, but for the past two and a half years, it has been the scene of a bloody conflict that's left thousands dead and tens of thousands more...

The state of free press in Myanmar

This week on Global Journalist, we take a look at Myanmar. Since transitioning to a democratic government three years ago, the country formerly known as Burma has been working to improve conditions for...

Aung San Suu Kyi addresses press freedom

Author's note: A team from Global Journalist is currently attending and covering the East-West Center's Media Conference in Yangon, Myanmar. The team's report was edited by the East-West Center, and we have...

After Egyptian coup, space for journalists tightens

Egypt's prosecution of four Al Jazeera journalists has spotlighted the country's worsening press climate since the military overthrew former president Mohammed Morsi in July. As tension builds ahead of...