GIJN’s Top Reads for 2020

At the end of the year, GIJN compiles a list of its most viewed stories and resources. Here’s the listing for 2020’s top performing stories, including stories on the good and bad of South African journalism, how the global pandemic is affecting Africa’s print newspapers, the year’s top investigative podcasts from around the world, and more.

HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM GIJN!

It’s been a tough year. We’ve lost colleagues and loved ones, cancelled plans, and postponed projects. But from the bottom of our hearts, we want you to know: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Our team is here to help, and to connect you with thousands of committed journalists worldwide who are fighting the good fight — exposing the corrupt and holding power accountable. Wishing you a great holiday and a joyous new year,

Your Friends at GIJN

P.S. That image above is from the great Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar.

One Magazine’s Fight for the Indian Mind

Secularism in the world’s largest democracy is threatened by a Hindu-nationalist movement that takes pages from the playbooks of authoritarian leaders around the world. In this longread, journalist Maddy Crowell shares the first-hand story of one New Delhi-based magazine that is trying to protect democracy in India when other news outlets fail to hold power to account.