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A new Pew Research Center survey finds younger adults more privacy-conscious, and older ones less aware of the control they have of their newsfeeds on Facebook.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, in power for more than 30 years, began to dismantle, restrict or outlaw freedom of expression on air, in print and online in what has been described as the death-knell for democracy in Cambodia.
While Prime Minister Hun Sen has held power in Cambodia, hundreds of opposition figures, journalists, trade union leaders and others have been killed in politically motivated attacks.
This story originally appeared in the Conversation. The man best known for founding the digital classified listing service Craigslist recently gave a New York City journalism school $20 million. His gift was big enough to prompt rebranding at what will now be called the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of …
Over the past 14 months, the Trump administration has reversed dozens of U.S. environmental policies, overturning at least 33 environmental rules. Another two dozen additional rollbacks are in progress, including the announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.
Executive Editor Charles Lewis debated Stanford Professor Bruce Cain on March 15 at the University of Missouri about whether there is too much transparency — or not enough — in the federal government.The event was digitally recorded and sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs. …
The number of people apprehended or denied entry into the U.S. at the Southern border was down 16 percent in January from 2017.
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s aides complained that Hughes, director of the Office of Open Government, was “cracking down” on agencies that defied transparency rules, according to emails provided to The Washington Post.