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Courtney C. Radsch

Courtney C. Radsch

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Courtney C. Radsch, former advocacy director at the Committee to Protect Journalists, is the author of Cyberactivism and Citizen Journalism in Egypt: Digital Dissidence and Political Change.

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  1. Facebook Should Ban More World Leaders
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    Facebook Should Ban More World Leaders

    Jul 19, 2021 Courtney C. Radsch urges the social-media giant to deplatform all who misuse it to target their citizens.

  2. An Interview with Courtney C. Radsch
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    An Interview with Courtney C. Radsch

    Jun 30, 2020 Courtney C. Radsch addresses journalism’s racism problem, explains why criminalizing disinformation is not the answer to “fake news,” and touts one of the most important books she has read.

  3. America’s Cops Must Stop Attacking Journalists
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    America’s Cops Must Stop Attacking Journalists

    Jun 11, 2020 Courtney C. Radsch highlights a disturbing trend of targeted violence by police against journalists covering protests.

  4. When Fighting Fake News Aids Censorship
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    When Fighting Fake News Aids Censorship

    Mar 1, 2018 Courtney C. Radsch shows how official measures to contain the spread of misinformation are victimizing legitimate journalists.

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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu

    If you listen to tech industry leaders, business-sector forecasters, and much of the media, you may believe that recent advances in generative AI will soon bring extraordinary productivity benefits, revolutionizing life as we know it. Yet neither economic theory nor the data support such exuberant forecasts.

    finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.
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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.
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    The Fragile Fraternity of China and Russia

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Beijing – his first trip abroad since being inaugurated for a fifth term – was practically a mirror image of Mao Zedong’s visit to Moscow 75 years ago, when Stalin looked down on his guest. There is little reason to think that the bilateral relationship will prove more resilient this time.

    doubts that two countries with such diverging interests will be able to build a lasting partnership.
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    The Global Economy Is More Vulnerable Than It Seems

    Bertrand Badré & Yves Tiberghien identify five factors driving a potentially catastrophic trend toward fragmentation.
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    The Myth of Central-Bank Independence

    Robert Skidelsky thinks the time has come to transfer power from technocrats back to elected officials.
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    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.

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