Can a divided Spain offer Europe a helping hand?

A deeply polarised Spain finally has a new government. Can Madrid punch above its weight and shore up a wobbly European Union?

Decoder: Rising sea levels risk redrawing world’s maps

Sea levels are rising quickly due to global warming. If the trend continues — or accelerates — entire coastlines will be threatened.

Decoder: Superbugs, the world’s little-known silent killer

It's called one of the gravest medical threats to humankind. Imagine if a common infection meant certain death. Superbugs are terrifying.

Listen: Free speech against media censorship

Censorship in China allows the government to control the media narratives. How can democracies protect free speech and sort fact from fiction online?

Insulin access a challenge for governments, diabetics

Nearly half of type 1 diabetics lack access to insulin, especially in developing countries. Non-profits are trying to help, but there are no easy solutions.

News-Decoder launches course on media literacy

The new e-Learning course tackles issues inherent to our digital age: How to be media literate and cope with a tsunami of information, much of it misleading.

Media literacy: The Iran nuclear story as a case study

Iran's nuclear programme has held much of the world in suspense for years. But what if the real story, largely overlooked by the media, is elsewhere?

Media literacy: Watch out. Shorthand labels can be a trap

Are the Houthis in Yemen "Iran-backed" or "Iran-aligned"? Are Hezbollah members "terrorists" or "liberators"? Labels can make a big difference.

Decoder: Rising sea levels risk redrawing world’s maps

Sea levels are rising quickly due to global warming. If the trend continues — or accelerates — entire coastlines will be threatened.

Decoder: Superbugs, the world’s little-known silent killer

It's called one of the gravest medical threats to humankind. Imagine if a common infection meant certain death. Superbugs are terrifying.

Our most popular stories in 2019? Read on.

We published more stories in 2019 and were read in nearly 200 countries and territories. Readers flocked to articles about Africa, written by students.

Leading U.S. EdTech firm partners with News-Decoder

U.S. EdTech leader Newsela engages with millions of students and works with top global media brands. It's News-Decoder's newest content partner.

News-Decoder featured in books on big issues for youth

In a vote of confidence for News-Decoder's mission, a UK firm is featuring 6 articles by our students and correspondents in books on big issues for youth.