Kim Barker's book about her time in Afghanistan didn't exactly fly off the shelves. Sure, it sold a respectable 11,000 copies, but it was no best seller. But a new movie based on the book looks like it will be a hit.
Print may be doomed, but Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” about The Boston Globe’s investigation into the Catholic church’s sex-abuse cover-up, makes the case for journalism.
The global media company Al Jazeera, based in Qatar, is closing down the US cable news channel that it launched with great fanfare in 2013. Despite investing billions of dollars in the channel, the numbers didn't add up.
A BBC team that traveled to Qatar at the government's invitation quickly found out how limited their welcome was: After attempting to visit workers and document their living conditions, the crew was thrown in jail. One of the journalist thinks a wider crackdown is yet to come.
Climate change may be the most vital story in the world — and arguably the hardest of our time to convey, says newspaper editor Alan Rusbridger. That's why he's using his final months at The Guardian to turn the paper into a force for climate coverage — and activism.
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