Journalism

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February 08, 2017

Stars of the-latest.com are shining brightly

This website is proud it has been a springboard to success for many budding journalists.They range from an Indian student who gave us graphic eyewitness accounts of a terrorist attack in Mumbai to a...

Pioneering Black American reporter’s notebook challenged media racism

C Gerald Fraser, who has died aged 90, was a rare breed – you could call him a citizen journalist inside the mainstream press. Openly admired by publisher Arthur Ochs "Punch" Sulzberger Senior, Fraser reported for the leading New York Times ...

Top MP tells of personal experience of BBC 'racism'

Outspoken British shadow minister Clive Lewis has blasted BBC bosses for their failure to combat barriers in the organisation that have prevented Black people like himself getting promotion. The newly-elected MP for Norwich South, who was the&nbs ...

TL 'leads the way on news ignored by big media'

The-Latest.com is rapidly emerging as an innovative, important citizen journalism website.Not content with carrying regular scoops and original features on national and international issues – often ignored by the mainstream media – it recently ...

Citizen journalism: stymied by big media buy-outs

Pioneering citizen journalism websites, including OhmyNews, the Huffington Post and NowPublic, have either folded or been taken over by big media. Deborah Hobson takes a look what has happened to the news by the people for the people dream.More than a de ...

Countries identified as eight biggest 'enemies of the internet'

International watchdog group Reporters Without Borders has released its annual report on which countries restrict access to the internet through censorship and surveillance.America and the UK achieved the dubious honour of being branded “E ...

Conference held to defend journalists in Europe

Journalists and media organisations in Europe are facing many threats. The impact of right-wing and left-wing populist movements, international terrorism and anti-terrorism laws, economic pressure and organised crime has led to massive self-censorship, a ...

Study exposes dominance of privileged elite in British media

A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission also found that 54 percent of the nation's "top 100 media professionals" attended private schools (as opposed to 7 percent of the population as a whole). This top-100 list comp ...