Intimidation tactic: Police photograph faces, press passes of journalists covering protests

Law enforcement officers have photographed the faces or IDs of nearly three dozen journalists in Oregon and Minnesota in recent months, according to new data published by the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker. The Tracker categorizes this practice in its “chilling” category, and notes that “law enforcement agencies in both cities did not disclose why they documented […]

YouTube cancels Myanmar military-run channels

YouTube has decided to cancel five Myanmar military-run channels on its platform for a violation of its community guidelines and terms of service. The decision came following Facebook’s earlier announcement that it suspended all Myanmar military-linked pages from its site and from Instagram. The move comes after an over-month-long string of deadly protests have been […]