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A murder in Veracruz: Slain journalist’s story a portrait of a violent, corrupt era in Mexico

A consortium of international journalists has come together to carry on Regina Martínez’s investigative work.
  • Dec 6, 2020

Moroccan journalist and government critic called in for questioning

Omar Radi is detained six hours on suspicion of links to foreign intelligence agencies
  • Jun 25, 2020

Spyware technology found on phone of Moroccan journalist, report says

Alleged use of the software comes three days after its maker, NSO, promised to prevent abuse of its technology.
  • Jun 21, 2020

Boom-and-bust federal funding after 9/11 undercut hospitals’ preparedness for pandemics

Federal spending to ready hospitals for health emergencies is a fraction of what has been spent on overall preparedness for bioterrorism, pandemics and other health hazards.
  • May 2, 2020

Maryland was never in play in 2016. The Russians targeted it anyway.

The Internet Research Agency, the Russian troll factory U.S. prosecutors blame for the massive disinformation campaign during the 2016 campaign, devoted enormous attention and preparation to its Maryland campaign, all in a likely effort, experts say, to widen racial divisions and demoralize African American voters.
  • Aug 28, 2019

‘Seeded in social media’: Jailed Philippine journalist says Facebook is partly responsible for her predicament

Maria Ressa exposed violence-inciting fake accounts on Facebook linked to President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, which the company delayed removing.
  • Feb 25, 2019

Russian disinformation on Facebook targeted Ukraine well before the 2016 U.S. election

Activists, officials and journalists from countries who reported abuses years earlier say Facebook took little or no action, according to an investigation for a new documentary.
  • Oct 28, 2018

‘Let the Americans help her now’: New documents released on attack that killed reporter in Syria

Sworn documents have been unsealed in the civil case against the Assad government in the death of Marie Colvin in 2012.
  • Apr 9, 2018

Case of suspected American ISIS fighter captured in Syria vexes U.S.

The suspect, now held in Iraq, has refused to talk and demanded a lawyer.
  • Oct 29, 2017

Europe has been working to expose Russian meddling for years

Official and unofficial groups use a variety of tactics to counter fake news promulgated by Moscow.
  • Jun 25, 2017