Posts Tagged ‘media’

In Ghana, censorship or necessary caution?

Posted on: July 4th, 2013 by iainmarlow |

In Ghana, one of Africa’s most stable democracies, the Supreme Court has jailed an outspoken journalist for criticizing a court case that will decide the fate of the country’s 2012 election. Is it censorship or necessary caution?

Can foreign reporting be crowdfunded?

Posted on: February 24th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Canadian freelance journalist Naheed Mustafa is trying to crowdsource funding for an expensive reporting trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan. What does her campaign say about the broader journalism industry and foreign reporting in an age of shrinking newsroom budgets?