The disappeared of Mexico’s drug war

On a quiet Sunday morning in May, in upscale nightclub district in Mexico City, 12 people were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after party at a...

Mexico’s drug war, out of control?

A few days after his election in December 2006, Mexican President Felipe Calderón started the deployment of armed and police troops to curtail the...

A perilous journey of kidnapping

As the United States considers military action in Syria, the country remains the most lethal place in the world for journalists. The Committee to...

Syria: no country for reporters

The conflict in Syria has been going on for more than two years now. What first started as a peaceful protest against the regime of the President...

Media revolution in Mali

Malian private news outlets initiated a media blackout after a journalist was detained by state-security forces for publishing an open letter from a...

Tajik government claims compliance

The Tajik government is claiming compliance with the country’s defamation laws as the basis for blocking several news and social media websites...

A question of faith

Recent international stories have reignited the discussion about how journalists can better report on global religions. When he graduated in 1986...

High-tech and highly controlled

For Iranians, alternative media is a part of daily life, but the government has taken steps to censor the growing medium. Iran’s population does...

In Iran, appearance says a lot

It’s easy to disregard Iranians as a fashion-conscious or a style-oriented people. But chic and trendy have transformed the traditional...