More than 120 journalists in Turkey are in jail. One of them is cartoonist Musa Kart. He is facing 29 years in prison. Activists launched a social media campaign to support him and all imprisoned journalists.
As support for extremist ideologies and populism becomes more visible worldwide, media and social networks face increasing criticism. But experts say this is just an easy excuse that covers up more complex social issues.
Citizen journalists have helped fill the media gap in Syria, after the regime clamped down on professional reporters. But how credible are these self-proclaimed journalists?
A tragedy is slowly unfolding in Turkey. Since the failed coup attempt, more than 120 journalists have been arrested. "It's time we speak out for them," say the journalists from Al Jazeera, who were imprisoned in Egypt.
Journalists are under increasing pressure in democratic countries like the US and Poland, partly because of narrowing public discourse. The media itself bears some responsibility for this development, says Ines Pohl.
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