Tag archive for ‘Media Ethics’
Minusinsk police_Russia_May 2017
By nsnbc On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Russian journalist Dmitry Popkov killed in Minusinsk

nsnbc : Russian journalist and anti-corruption activist Dmitry Popkov, was killed in Minusinsk. Popkov, who was the founder and editor-in-chief of the local newspaper Ton-M, was well-known for his work against corruption. Dmitry More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Pakistani media and social media activists targeted for criticizing military’s involvement in terrorism

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Pakistani authorities intensified their crackdown against media and social media activists accused of criticizing or ridiculing the military in online postings. This includes criticism More...

Javier Valdez_Culican_Mexico_May 2017
By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Award-winning crime reporter Javier Valdez killed in Mexico

nsnbc : The award-winning reporter Javier Valdez who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was killed Monday when unidentified attackers opened fire on his car in the city of Culiacan where More...

State of emergency in Turkey - historians arrested for criticizing Atatürk - Turkey's new normal.
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Historian who “insulted Atatürk” arrested in Istanbul

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Süleyman Yeşilyurt, one of the two historians form who arrest warrants were issued for “insulting Atatürk” during a TV-show was arrested in Istanbul on May 12. A chief More...

Blasphemous Historians and Atatürk_Turkey_may 2017
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Academic freedom Turkish style: Prosecutor issued arrest warrants for historians who criticized Atatürk

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A chief public prosecutor in Istanbul, on May 11, issued arrest warrants for two historians for insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The “incident” sparked a hysteric debate and More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Russian Internet Watchdog Roskomnadzor bullies newspaper for allegedly “justifying terrorism”

nsnbc : Following the publication of an article about a former Russian soldier who joined jihadi groups in Syria, the Russian Internet watchdog Roskomnadzor bullied the liberal newspaper The New Times, effectively More...

On April 22 people demonstrated in Karachi to condemn the killing of Mashal Khan, accused of blasphemy and murdered on his campus by other students. Akhtar Soomro/Reuters (Der)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Crushing the intellect: Pakistan’s war on free speech

Altaf Khan (TC) : Could the brutal killing of a journalism student, Mashal Khan, change Pakistan’s harsh blasphemy laws? That’s what the BBC asked in a recent article about the brutal April 13 lynching and murder More...

Paris_France_Apr 2017_Karim Cheurfi
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Paris Shooting Linked to ISIS, or to PSY-SIS?

nsnbc : The 39-year-old French citizen Karim Cheurfi has been identified as the gunmen who injured two and killed one police officer in Paris three days ago. ISIS claims about an al-Belgiki could not be verified, More...

Falsely hung out to dry as "primary suspect" hounded by reporters. Photo courtesy Islam News.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Man falsely accused by media for St Petersburg bombing lost his job

nsnbc : On Monday several Russian media circulated a photo of Ilyas Nikitin, falsely hanging him out to dry as “the primary suspect” in the bombing in St Petersburg that killed 14 and injured scores More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Freedom of Speech, Bloggers and Independent Media under Threat in Russia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Statements via the Internet have landed scores of Russians behind bars. Bloggers with more than 5,000 daily visitors have to register as media and bloggers are subject to repression and More...