What this year’s Nobel Prize says about the global media climate | The Listening Post

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For the first time in 85 years, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to two journalists. What does this tell us about the state of global journalism?


Rana Ayyub – Journalist

Agnes Callamard – Secretary General, Amnesty International

Julie Posetti – Global director of research, International Center for Journalists

Ilya Yablokov – Lecturer in Journalism and Digital Media, Sheffield University

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00:00 Intro

02:17 Journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

11:34 Singapore’s new ‘foreign inference’ law

14:02 The US military-gaming complex

24:15 End Note

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