press-freedom

Nepal's home minister vs the media

A publisher’s arrest sparks concern that Nepal’s politicians are using revenge tactics to silence the press

Shristi Karki

Climate, Democracy and Media

Freedom of expression and democracy are the most important adaptations to the climate crisis.

Himal Media Mela 2024 registration

Namaste, journalists, climate experts and friends of the planet! The third edition of the Himal Media Mela is going to be held...

Balancing free expression with fake news on social media

UNESCO official outlines conclusions of a report on governance of digital platforms

Monopoly on information

More than ever before, the medium is the message

Nepal should be open for South Asia

On World Press Freedom Day, Himal Media Mela examines state of the media in Nepal and the region

Internet in everything

The past two years have accelerated the trends already buffeting the media industry pre-Covid: migration of readers and advertisers from legacy to...

Don't act on the Act

Nepal’s governments have been biologically incapable of going to the root of any issue to find solutions. Instead, they introduce knee-jerk rules and...

Sahina Shrestha

“I may not be alive by the time I am evacuated”

Steven Butler describes it as “mass panic.” As the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan, CPJ’s Asia program coordinator has been fielding “hundreds...

COVID-19 shrinks civic space

Civil society around the world faces serious restrictions on its freedom to express and engage in activism to defend human rights following...