Newspaper sales are down in most countries, but in Myanmar there are new choices now that private dailies are allowed alongside state publications. But journalists say proposed media laws fall short of full freedom.
Following the publication of a story about the new owner of the Phnom Penh Post, the editor-in-chief has been fired and four staffers have resigned. The move has sparked fresh concerns over media freedom in the country.
After his paper reported on alleged prostitution in the holy city of Mashhad, a media boss has been jailed. Masshad is a bastion of arch-conservative support in Iran.
The state of media freedom in Africa is a mixed bag of improvement in some countries and an escalation of violations in others. We take a look at some of the worst places on the continent to be a journalist.
Cameroon has ordered the suspension of radio and TV broadcasts of political debates ahead of elections on March 25. Private media are ignoring the ban saying it's an attack on press freedom.
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