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Q&A with the CEO of Scrolla Africa on delivering news in English and isiZulu via a data-lite app due to high data rates, mobile-first journalism, and more
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The global number of journalists jailed reached a record of 293 in 2021 so far, up from 280 in 2020; at least 24 journalists were killed over their coverage
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OANN owner and founder Robert Herring contradicts his son, OANN President Charles Herring, saying the company does not support Joe Biden's FCC nominee Gigi Sohn
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