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Donald Trump Has Earned Nearly $2 Billion Worth Of Media Attention

The New York Times | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

Of all the ways Donald Trump has shocked the political system, one of the most significant is how he wins primary after primary with one of the smalle...

Free Media Initiative Brings Together Libyan Politicians and Citizens for Peaceful Dialogue

Conor McCormick-Cavanagh | Posted 08.12.2016 | World
Conor McCormick-Cavanagh

One woman from Benghazi, an eastern city in Libya, expressed her belief that "water and electricity are important, but we also need a constitution. We need to regain our political livelihood."

A Test for Cool (and Nice) Japan: Press Relations

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.04.2016 | World
Nancy Snow

To improve Japan's global reputation, the government of Japan must loosen its hold on the free press. Undue pressure on a press, whose duty is to report facts on the ground, creates more critics than defenders of Japan.

Gang Rape of Free Media in Our Western Democracies?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.28.2013 | Media
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Without our free media, all our other freedoms can be stolen from us under the darkness of fear. Our free press is under assault by the very institutions whose claim is that they are protecting us.

Media Is the Key for Egyptian Transition

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 12.23.2012 | World
Yavuz Baydar

Discussing the state of democratic transition in Egypt is equal to talking about the tough challenges its media faces. Without a free, independent media, hopes can easily turn into nightmares.

The Arab Spring Has Yet to Focus on Media Freedoms

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Did the independent media help produce the Arab Spring or did the revolutions succeed in liberating local media in the Arab world?

The Genesis of the Libyan Revolutionary Media

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

International journalists had yet to come, so the job of informing the world was dependent on finding a way to export this information as quickly and as regularly as possible.