January 27, 2022

For startups in the Global South, is success simply surviving?

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By Catalina Albeanu From Reuters Community Economic survival is the main challenge for many media startups, followed by the political context in which they operate and physical safety risks, found the report “Fighting for Survival: Media Startups in the Global South” by Anya Schiffrin of Columbia University SIPA, published in January 2019. Many startups are dependant […]

Egypt bans dozens of independent news websites

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By Mariella Moon From engadget Journalists believe it’s to silence the administration’s critics. Egypt didn’t retire its ban hammer the moment it blocked 21 independent news websites back in May. According to Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, an Egyptian government watchdog, the country’s government has blocked access to a total of 62 websites […]