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A video of NPR Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn asking a question about a policy to expand the Beijing region got 5 million views on Weibo, China's answer to Twitter. CCTV hide caption

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Anas Modamani, a refugee from Syria who posed for a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2015, sued Facebook after his photo was shared in posts falsely accusing him of being a criminal and terrorist. This week, he lost his case in court. Some lawmakers argue that cases like this prove there's a need for new, tougher libel laws. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Crucial Election Year, Worries Grow In Germany About Fake News

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The podium where Donald Trump would take the Oath of Office is covered on Jan. 19. Trump promised to govern transparently, but open-government advocates are seeing troubling early signs. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Transparency Advocates Fear Trump Officials Will Block Flow of Information to Public

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Actress Mary Tyler Moore filming First You Cry in 1978 in New York City. Marty Lederhandler/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Remembering Mary Tyler Moore, Whose Sunny Smile Masked Steel

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Journalists work in the Trump campaign's designated media pen as they wait for the candidate to arrive at a town hall meeting on March 14 in Tampa, Fla. Foreign journalists covering the campaign say gaining official access to Trump events has been more challenging than to Hillary Clinton's. Brian Blanco/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeffrey Goldberg was named as The Atlantic's new top editor earlier this month. Lynn Goldsmith hide caption

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Atlantic Editor On Acrimony In U.S.: 'I Have To Imagine That It Actually Gets Worse'

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Russia and China were among the 10 countries voting against the press freedom group's application for U.N. credentials. But South Africa indicated on Friday that it would reverse its "no" vote. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Panel Blocks Accreditation Bid By Committee To Protect Journalists

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University of Missouri students circle tents on the Carnahan Quadrangle, locking arms to prevent media from entering the space following the resignation of President Timothy Wolfe on Monday. Robert Cohen/TNS/Landov hide caption

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