UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally

UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally Updated

🕔16:06, 31.Oct 2014

The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has released its biennial report on the Safety of Journalists and Danger of Impunity which analysed and condemned the 593 killings of journalists globally and in Nigeria between January 1, 2006

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John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Calls for Applications

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Calls for Applications Updated

🕔16:06, 31.Oct 2014

The John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University in the United States is calling for applications from interested individuals who are passionate about finding ways to address challenges facing journalism and journalists. The Fellowship which commences in September 2015

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Index Seeks Nominations for Freedom of Expression 2015 Awards

Index Seeks Nominations for Freedom of Expression 2015 Awards

🕔16:04, 31.Oct 2014

Index on Censorship, an international organisation that promotes and defends the right to freedom of expression, is calling for nominations for the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. This Award recognises individuals and groups making the greatest impact

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MFWA Board Concerned about Slow Pace of Digital Migration

MFWA Board Concerned about Slow Pace of Digital Migration

🕔16:02, 31.Oct 2014

The Board of Directors of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has expressed concerns over the slow pace of digital migration among many of the countries in West Africa. The Board is worried about the potential massive implications for

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Manila to Host RightsCon in 2015

Manila to Host RightsCon in 2015 Updated

🕔16:02, 31.Oct 2014

Access, an international human rights organization , in partnership with EngageMedia will hold the fourth edition of RightsCon conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Manila, in Philippines in March, 2015. RightsCon Southeast Asia conference will bring together representatives of

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Martin Ennals Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award

Martin Ennals Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award Updated

🕔16:00, 31.Oct 2014

The Martin Ennals Foundation is calling for nominations of an individual or organisation for the award of its 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award in recognition of their commitment and ongoing efforts in the defense and promotion of human rights. The

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WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence

WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence Updated

🕔15:59, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has honored 12 newspaper and news publishing associations as “Centers of Youth Engagement Excellence”. This was in appreciation of the associations’ long-term commitment of engaging young people with news and also

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WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

🕔15:58, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has called for concerted global effort to end impunity for the killers of journalists and provide greater protections for media working in conflict areas. This was issued in a resolution on

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EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their Organisations must Drive the Future of Journalism

EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their Organisations must Drive the Future of Journalism Updated

🕔15:57, 31.Oct 2014

The European Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on October 7, 2014 released a study which highlighted the notion that ‘Journalists’ and their organisations must be the driving force for the future of journalism.’ The study on ‘Confronting Austerity: Financial and Employment

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Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship

Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship Updated

🕔15:55, 31.Oct 2014

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has been nominated  for conferment of the Fellowship of the Institute of Information  Management (FIIM) for his “exemplary performance over the years in the society and Industry”. This was

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