Opinions & Editorials

Jermemy Hunt sits at his desk writing

Jeremy Hunt’s campaign to promote #MediaFreedom is just the start

April 10, 2019
By Daniel Bruce

The risk-bearing nature of journalists’ work continues to be laid bare for all to see. The world witnessed the brazen murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul last October, and still we decry the prolonged imprisonment of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanmar, writes Daniel Bruce, chief executive in Europe for Internews.

Satellites and radio tower

When the News is Bought: “Media Capture” on the Rise

October 27, 2017

A new book, In the Service of Power: Media Capture and the Threat to Democracy, edited by Anya Schiffrin, posits that media capture is now a primary strategic approach for autocrats and kleptocrats and threatens democracy in every corner of the world.