“Fake News” a Growing New Threat to Press Freedom

by Thalif Deen When a Malaysian politician of a bygone era was asked about the “leading newspapers” in his country, he shot back: “We don’t have any leading newspapers in our country because all our newspapers are misleading.” But that… Continue Reading  

Saudis Exert Pressure to Escape UN Backlist

by Thalif Deen Saudi Arabia, which is leading a military coalition accused of indiscriminate bombings in war-ravaged Yemen, has escaped a UN “list of shame” for its dubious role as a serial violator of children’s rights in its ongoing military… Continue Reading