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The proposal has stoked fears of censorship in Cambodia, where curbs to press freedom have increased in recent years. Many believe the new law could target those critical of the government. Ate Hoekstra reports.
At the request of the right-wing AfD, the German parliament discussed DW's future. There was praise from all other parliamentary groups, and the amendments proposed by the AfD were met with fierce opposition.
The Malaysian government has proposed a law that would impose jail terms of up to 10 years for creators and publishers of "fake news." Critics, however, accuse the government of ulterior motives.
John Steinbeck and John F. Kennedy; Watergate and the Panama Papers; Janet Cooke's fake news or Maureen Dowd's biting op-eds: Here's a look back at the rich history of the Pulitzer, the US' top awards for writing.
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