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

Al Jazeera, 16 Oct 2021
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?

Contributors:
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

On our radar:
Singaporean authorities have passed a new "foreign inference" law that has put journalists there on alert. Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Nic Muirhead about the law and its worrying implications.

Just a game?: The US military-gaming complex
War is not a game. But it is for the video games industry and it is proving to be a useful ally for the United States military.

Contributors:
Nick Robinson - Associate Professor of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds
Matthew Gault - Reporter, VICE
Rami Ismail - Video game developer

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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