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Opinion: Trust and the Media

A Different Way to Cover the Trump Presidency

Shift the spotlight from the Beltway pundits to where much of the rest of the country lives


“She set the standard and then raised it”

Exploring the power of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s investigative journalism and pointed commentary

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“There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate”

Maltese journalist Matthew Caruana Galizia on the assassination of his investigative journalist mother, threats to the free press, and a new investigative outlet in Malta


What Journalists Can Learn from “Black Panther” and “Get Out”

We need more stories that put the struggles of African-Americans into context and highlight their heroes

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“Journalistic Solidarity Can Move Mountains”

Investigative reporter Elena Milashina on the powerful display of journalism that countered extrajudicial killings in Russia, Putin’s inability to control the Internet, and where to draw the line in covering Chechnya  


“Unite and Resist Every and All Attempts to Silence Us”

Filipino journalists fight back against President Rodrigo Duterte’s attempts to shut down Rappler and other news outlets

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“Duterte has said that a free press is a privilege, not a right. That’s something very worrying. A free press is a right guaranteed by our own constitution.”

Filipino journalist John Nery on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s propagandistic use of social media and his attacks on Rappler and other news outlets

Opinion: Mexico Journal

The Risks to Mexican Journalists Start Before You Even Step Out of Your Car

In Mexico, a decision to take one road or another could become a matter life and death


The Science of Journalism

Like scientists, reporters make connections, synthesize facts, and provide original insight