Fall 2014

The Future of Foreign News

Cover for Fall 2014

The veteran correspondents from the so-called legacy media who once flooded the crisis zones have faded away. In their place has come an army of upstarts as well as freelancers, citizen journalists, and people working for NGOs. Meanwhile, the death toll in Syria of journalists continues to mount.

Above: A Pakistani Army soldier shields his face from an Army helicopter
On Cover: Girls attending school in Afghanistan in 2002 despite death threats from Taliban holdouts
Photos by Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

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The Future of Foreign News


Who Owns the News in Indonesia?

By Features December 11, 2014

A couple months before Indonesia’s presidential election last July, all the members of the VIVAnews editorial board received a strongly-worded e-mail. The sender was the popular news site’s boss, Anindra Ardiansyah Bakrie, known as “Ardie,” the son of Indonesian … Read more

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