The African Media Initiative (AMI) in partnership with Development Diaries Ltd/GTE will host the first Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA). According to the organisers, the awards is a premier continental initiative established to recognize and celebrate excellence, creativity and impact of social media.
The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) has launched a report titled “Measuring the Audience: Why It Matters to Independent Media and How It Can Contribute to Media Development “. The report which examines the issues associated with measuring audiences
The German “Forum Media and Development” (Forum Medien und Entwicklung, FOME) will hold a three-day symposium on “Audience Research in Media Development: Is it Fo(r)ME?” in Bonn, Germany from November 5 to 7, 2014. The meeting which will be held
The Conference of International Broadcasters’ Audience Research Services (CIBAR) holds its annual conference in Paris, France, from November 2 to 5, 2014. This will take place at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris and will be hosted by France Médias
A chief magistrate court in Abuja has dismissed the case against an African Independent Television (AIT) reporter, Mr. Amaechi Anakwe, on charges of character defamation brought by, controversial Police Commissioner, Joseph Mbu. Anakwe was arrested and detained for referring to
The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern about the upward trend in the number of journalists killed in recent years and called on States to systematically condemn all harassment, intimidation and violence against journalists and