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Opinion

What Journalists Can — and Can’t — Do about Media Distrust

Acknowledging the limits of journalists’ ability to affect media trust levels can prevent a repeat of the mistakes made covering Trump

Politics

What One Milwaukee Journalist Learned from 18 Months Exploring Democracy

Instead of being objective and neutral, be truthful, fair-minded, transparent, and human

International Journalism

How Journalists Beyond the U.S. Fight Back Against Government Intimidation

A look at four countries — Belarus, Jordan, Thailand, and Nicaragua — where the mantle of “fake news” is used to intimidate and threaten, and how journalists are responding

International Journalism

Amidst Political Turmoil in Belarus, a Revival of Trust in Independent Journalism

After a contested election, President Aleksandr Lukashenko cracked down on dissent; professional and citizen journalists responded with innovative coverage

Opinion

In Zimbabwe, “Freedom of Expression and of the Media Remain Mirages”

As journalist Hopewell Chin’ono is granted bail after being arrested for the second time in five months, his lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa blasts the “open and undisguised corruption at levels we have never seen before”

Politics

For Political Reporters, The Post-Trump Era Poses Practical—and Existential—Questions

“It’s hard to believe that it’s going to quickly go back to the way it was before”