How 3 Women Broke Into the Uber-Macho World of War Reporting
“You Don’t Belong Here” tells the story of three trailblazers who cleared the way for generations of female journalists after them.
Why Facebook Is Right to Pull the Plug on Australia
This isn’t about regulating Big Tech. It’s about fleecing foreigners for news that Australians no longer want to pay for.
Ukraine’s President Finally Flexes His Muscles
Volodymyr Zelensky is taking on his country’s pro-Russian media machine. But can he emerge victorious?
Australia Is Ground Zero in the Global Battle Against Google
A proposed law would shake the global internet—and put the Biden team’s Silicon Valley friendships to the test.
Dead Men Don’t Testify
Even in death, billionaire Sheldon Adelson remains good for Israel's Netanyahu.
Why Rihanna and Greta Thunberg Are Taking on India’s Modi
Global celebrities are helping Indians to fight their government’s crackdown on dissent.
Rwanda’s Rendition of a Hollywood Hero Confirms the Country’s Descent Into Dictatorship
Paul Rusesabagina is the latest dissident to be caught in the Rwandan ruler’s authoritarian net. Western governments must stop portraying President Paul Kagame’s repressive regime as a development success story.
As Britain Gawps at U.S. Chaos, Violence Could Cross the Atlantic
The U.K. can’t afford complacency in a politically poisoned Anglosphere.
The Enduring Damage of This Insurrection to U.S. Diplomacy
Adversaries are already leveraging Wednesday’s indelible images of chaos for propaganda purposes.
How Press Freedom Came Under Attack in 2020
Citizens hungry for information turned to the media during the pandemic, but governments around the world used the crisis to restrict journalists.
Our Top Visual Stories of 2020
From Afghanistan to Mexico, and from Belarus to Cambodia, here’s the best photojournalism from a year that felt like a decade.
Biden Must Restore America’s Reputation as a Beacon of Press Freedom
After four years of hostility to journalists and a free press, the United States must repair the damage Trump has done at home and abroad.
Middle East Rivals Take Jabs at the State of U.S. Democracy
Regional media is covering the U.S. elections much like we covered theirs.
Don’t Call the Race Too Early
An early declaration of the election result from a partisan network—on the left or right—could trigger violence in the United States.
Trump Appointee Seeks to Turn U.S. Media Agency Into a Political Cheerleader
Michael Pack, the controversial head of U.S. government broadcasting, tries to blow up the firewalls that have protected Voice of America and other agencies from political interference.
Forget Counterterrorism, the United States Needs a Counter-Disinformation Strategy
If the U.S. government wants to win the information wars, Cold War-era tactics won’t cut it anymore.
The United States Needs a Red Team to Protect the Election
Adversaries are trying to undermine U.S. democracy. Hackers and regular citizens must identify weaknesses and make the system resilient in the face of cyberthreats.