Category : South Africa

الصحفيون السود في ظل نظام الفصل العنصري

alt information"عندما أعود بذاكرتي إلى عام ١٩٨١، وهو العام الذي دخلت فيه ميدان الصحافة، فأنا أرى دائما أن قراري ذلك كان بمثابة "رغبة في الموت"، فما الذي جذبني إذن إلى هذا المجال الخطير؟"

Reel-time: Combatting fake news online

alt informationAs “fake news” dominates headlines, Index’s global team of experienced journalists offers tips on how to spot falsehoods before you click and share

Contents: The abuse of history

alt informationThe spring 2018 issue of Index on Censorship magazine takes a special look at how governments and other powers across the globe are manipulating history for their own ends

Contents: The big squeeze

alt informationSpring 2017 contributors include Richard Sambrook, Dominic Grieve, Roger Law, Karim Miské, Mark Frary and Canan Coşkun

Contents: The unnamed

alt informationFormer CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson writes on the damage done when her cover was blown, journalist John Lloyd looks at how terrorist attacks have affected surveillance needs worldwide, Bangladeshi blogger Ananya Azad explains why he was forced into exile after violent attacks on secular writers, philosopher Julian Baggini looks at the power of literary aliases through the ages, Edward Lucas shares The Economist's perspective on keeping its writers unnamed

Contents: Danger in truth, truth in danger

alt informationIndex on Censorship has dedicated its milestone 250th issue to exploring the increasing threats to reporters worldwide. Its special report, Truth in Danger, Danger in Truth: Journalists Under Fire

A global guide to using Shakespeare to battle power

alt informationHitler was a Shakespeare fan; Stalin feared Hamlet; Othello broke ground in apartheid-era South Africa; and Brazil's current political crisis can be reflected by Julius Caesar.

Raymond Joseph: South Africa’s Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill is deeply flawed

alt informationWith the new year comes a new battle in South Africa as critics hit back at the proposed “draconian” Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill they say doesn’t differentiate “between espionage and an act of journalism”.