press freedom

A balancing act

On the Adani Group's acquisition of stakes in NDTV and media ownership in India.

| Aug 31, 2022

What makes a journalist?

In Sri Lanka, there are many factors shaping mainstream media coverage of citizen-led protests.

| May 13, 2022

Afghan journalists under attack, surveillance after Pegasus, Olympics 2020, and more.

Southasiasphere episode 10: Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Aug 13, 2021

Myanmar’s menacing frontier

The dangers of reporting on Myanmar’s border-security forces and their business interests.

| Jul 28, 2020

How free is the media in Southasia?

Governments are finding new ways to silence the press thanks to COVID-19.

| May 05, 2020

The PEMRA penumbra

Pakistan’s state-run media regulator tries to shut down TV-news anchors.

| Nov 01, 2019

Journalists On Trial

A SAMDEN-Himal initiative to track legal attacks on journalists and media groups in Southasia.

Under pressure

How was the year 2018 for journalists – and journalism – in Southasia?

| Dec 24, 2018

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Integral yet dispensable

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