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Media and transitional justice in Sri Lanka: what is the need of the hour?

Exciting times in Sri Lanka as the country stands at a political crossroads where media could play a major role in the …

Something we should never take for granted

Something we should never take for granted

Self-censorship, threats, attacks and smear campaigns make life tough for journalists in post-Soviet states where press freedom is under constant pressure. Their predicament underlines the acute importance of …

Burkinabe coup: journalist rights violations likely to continue

Burkinabe coup: journalist rights violations likely to continue

However the crisis in Burkina Faso is resolved, we can be almost sure that journalists and media workers will continue to be targeted, writes IMS’ Media Adviser, Michelle …

The weaponisation of information

The weaponisation of information

The modern-day information war tactics deployed by Russia do not seek to persuade people that the Kremlin’s view of events is correct. Instead the goal is to persuade people that there is no objective truth, that no media can be relied upon, …