The expanding right to be forgotten

Picture the most humiliating experience of your life. Now imagine that this awful moment was captured on video by someone else and posted online where anyone could access it just by Googling your name. This...

The vape debate goes global

Juul and other e-cigarette makers are facing new limits on the sale of their products in the U.S. But internationally, vaping companies are looking to grow. How governments regulate e-cigarettes varies...

Journalists seeking asylum face U.S. detention

Among those affected by the Trump administration's restrictions on immigration are foreign journalists who have had to flee their home countries because of their work. Like other migrants, these journalists...

Climate change threatens global food supply

The global food supply faces a new threat: climate change. Extreme weather like the massive floods that hit the Midwest during planting season and the severe drought in Somalia this year are becoming more...

Environmental journalists under threat

Covering the environment is a surprisingly dangerous beat for journalists around the world. Over the last decade, as many as 29 reporters have been killed for their work on environmental stories. On this...

Fighting news illiteracy

Everybody with a cell phone is a publisher these days. Maybe it's time we learn to be reporters. The downside of the internet is that it has given propagandists and peddlers of disinformation easy access to...

Local news in global decline – Part 2

Local and regional newspapers have dwindled all across the U.S. as print advertising revenues have shrunk. But the U.S. isn't alone - there is a local news crisis happening all around the world. In the...