Inside the Dangerous Life of a Female 'Fixer' in Iraq

"My mom, when she’s asking me when will I get married... I tell her, ‘Find me someone as strong as me and I will marry them, I promise.’”


The Death Of Local News Is Making Us Dumber And More Divided

There’s a steep price to pay for mindless media consolidation and the elimination of quality, local reporting, according to a new study.


I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bathroom While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers

"Everything felt better and easier on heroin. I felt OK with myself, OK with other people, and OK with life."


2018 Was the Worst Year on Record for Violence against Journalists

“The hatred of journalists that is voiced, and sometimes very openly proclaimed, by unscrupulous politicians, religious leaders and businessmen has tragic consequences."


This Is a Dark Day for Press Freedom

Our editorial response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling.


Stop Telling Black Writers to Stop Writing About Race

A recent series of comments forced me to confront the issues of writing like everyone else as an other.


Men Are Dominating the Media's Narrative Around #MeToo

The Women's Media Center found that during a 15-month period, 53 percent of sexual assault story bylines came from men.


Working as a Sex Journalist Taught Me When to Say No

Writer and broadcaster Alix Fox thought that she had to be down for whatever to be good at her job—until she learned how to make her sexual boundaries clear.


The Secrets You Learn Working at Celebrity Gossip Magazines

Some of which were gleaned from the various dates I had to go on with washed-up Z-listers.


Mexico Is The Deadliest Country For Journalists, But That’s Not Stopping These Students

Whether by drug cartels or corrupt politicians, journalists in Mexico are regularly threatened or killed for doing their job. Five students tell us why they’ve still chosen to study journalism and why they won’t stop fighting for freedom of the press.


Instagram's Boundary-Pushing Documentary Photographers

We found six shooters who are making groundbreaking work in the genre.


Police Pay Up, Apologise to Journalist Nicky Hager for Raiding his Home

The investigative journalist says it sends a "vital message" about source protection