London’s City, University Celebrates 40 years of Journalism

London’s City, University Celebrates 40 years of Journalism Updated

🕔10:42, 18.Jan 2017

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of its Journalism Department, City University in London will on February 9, 2017 host Journalism alumni, students, current and former staff to an evening event at the Drapers’ Hall in London, The United Kingdom. City University

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Sahara Reporters Publisher Arrested for Criminal Defamation and Charges

Sahara Reporters Publisher Arrested for Criminal Defamation and Charges Updated

🕔10:30, 18.Jan 2017

On January 11, 2017, Sowore Omoyele, the publisher of Sahara Reporters, a citizen journalism blog, was arrested in Lagos following a petition written by a journalist, Lekan Fatodu, alleging that Sowore published a story indicting him of money laundering. Confirming

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Journalists Barred from Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial

Journalists Barred from Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Updated

🕔08:56, 18.Jan 2017

Journalists who gathered at the Federal High Court in Abuja to cover the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the pro-separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) were on January 10, 2017 barred from covering the day’s proceedings by Justice

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Report Identifies Facebook as One of 10 Advertising Trends Threatening Independent Journalism

Report Identifies Facebook as One of 10 Advertising Trends Threatening Independent Journalism Updated

🕔08:48, 18.Jan 2017

The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) has in its latest report, “Media Feast, News Famine: Ten Global Advertising Trends That Threaten Independent Journalism,” identified Facebook as one of 10 factors threatening independent journalism. The report which looks at the

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Dutch NGO Organises ‘No News is Bad News’ Workshop in Abuja

Dutch NGO Organises ‘No News is Bad News’ Workshop in Abuja Updated

🕔08:42, 18.Jan 2017

Free Press Unlimited, a Dutch media development organization, is set to hold a ‘No News is Bad News’ (NNBN) workshop from February 5 to 8, 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria. The three-day baseline workshop is designed to create discourse and dialogue

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CHRI Launches Hall of Shame Platform to Defend ATI Users

CHRI Launches Hall of Shame Platform to Defend ATI Users Updated

🕔08:24, 18.Jan 2017

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has launched a web platform for mapping attacks on Access to Information (ATI) users in India called the “Hall of Shame”. The launch was to commemorate the occasion of International Human Rights Day (on

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Internet Society Proffers Measures to Mitigate Rising Incidents of Data Breaches Online

Internet Society Proffers Measures to Mitigate Rising Incidents of Data Breaches Online Updated

🕔08:10, 18.Jan 2017

The Internet society has proffered solutions to mitigate incidents of large scale data breaches on the Internet in its recently released Global Internet Report 2016. The Society recommends, among others, that users should be put at the centre of solutions

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Nigerian CSO Advisory Committee Commends Progress of Initiatives Against Corruption in 2016

Nigerian CSO Advisory Committee Commends Progress of Initiatives Against Corruption in 2016 Updated

🕔07:59, 18.Jan 2017

The Civil Society (CSO) Advisory Committee for the European Union (EU) funded Project, “Support to Anti-Corruption in Nigeria” has commended the various Anti-Corruption efforts undertaken over the last one year, observing that significant progress was made while successes were recorded

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IFLA Calls on Governments to Ensure Free and Equal Access to Public Legal Information

IFLA Calls on Governments to Ensure Free and Equal Access to Public Legal Information Updated

🕔13:05, 17.Jan 2017

The International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) has called on governments to ensure that there is free and equal access to public legal information. Specifically, the body called on governments to design and implement effective preservation strategies and

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Judiciary Key to Protecting Freedom of Expression Online, Says UNESCO Panel   

Judiciary Key to Protecting Freedom of Expression Online, Says UNESCO Panel   Updated

🕔11:27, 17.Jan 2017

UNESCO plans to empower judges in Africa to make informed rulings related to Internet issues, consistent with freedom of expression, by creating a new version of the massive open online course (MOOC) for the Africa region, according to Mr. Guilherme

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