IDFA Announces Bertha Fund to Support Documentary Filmmakers in Developing Countries

IDFA Announces Bertha Fund to Support Documentary Filmmakers in Developing Countries Updated

🕔15:44, 11.Apr 2017

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) has announced the Bertha Fund to support documentary filmmakers in developing countries. Bertha Fund is designed to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and parts

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One-Day Workshop on FOI Toolset Holds in Prague

One-Day Workshop on FOI Toolset Holds in Prague Updated

🕔12:18, 11.Apr 2017

MySociety in collaboration with Czech partners Informace pro všechny (IPV) is hosting a one day workshop on April 26, 2017, in Prague, Czech Republic. MySociety’s workshop is part of Google Digital News-funded project to build a useful toolset for activists using

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Kurt Schork Memorial Fund Organises 2017 Annual International Journalism Awards

Kurt Schork Memorial Fund Organises 2017 Annual International Journalism Awards Updated

🕔13:58, 10.Apr 2017

The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is inviting applications for its 2017 annual international journalism awards. The award seeks to recognise, freelancers, local reporters whose works are often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all too often fraught with danger. The 16th

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PACAC Engages Investigative Journalists on Illicit Financial Flows

PACAC Engages Investigative Journalists on Illicit Financial Flows Updated

🕔13:15, 10.Apr 2017

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) held a strategic engagement session with investigative journalists for collaboration on Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) reporting. The meeting which was held on Thursday 06 April 2016 at Best Western Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, was

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Summit Participants Call for Stakeholder Engagement to Enhance Press Freedom in Nigeria

Summit Participants Call for Stakeholder Engagement to Enhance Press Freedom in Nigeria Updated

🕔13:10, 10.Apr 2017

Participants at a Summit in Lagos in March 2017 called on stakeholders to take steps to ensure true press freedom in Nigeria. They specifically urged stakeholders to fashion out acceptable regulatory frameworks for journalists in the country through consultation, engagement

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Bayelsa State NUJ Council Condemns Attack on Journalists

Bayelsa State NUJ Council Condemns Attack on Journalists Updated

🕔13:06, 10.Apr 2017

The Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) Bayelsa State Council on March 23, 2017, condemned alleged incessant attacks on journalists by the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Jonathan Obuebite. The condemnation was contained in the Communique issued at the end

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Blogger, Publisher Arrested, Detained and Docked over Alleged Defamation

Blogger, Publisher Arrested, Detained and Docked over Alleged Defamation Updated

🕔12:54, 10.Apr 2017

Ms Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo, a blogger and Mr Samuel Welson, a newspaper publisher, were arrested and detained at the Port Harcourt Prison in the Rivers State capital for allegedly publishing defamatory and malicious story against Pastor David Ibiyeomie, the General Overseer

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Musician Arrested, Detained and Docked for Releasing Track Without Authorisation

Musician Arrested, Detained and Docked for Releasing Track Without Authorisation Updated

🕔12:51, 10.Apr 2017

Sadiq Usman Saleh, alias Sadiq Zazzabi, was arrested, detained and docked for releasing a Hausa musical and video track titled “Maza bayan ka” (All Men Behind You) which the Kano State Censors Board alleged was unapproved and contained immorality. The

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ICFJ Launches Global Fact Checking Challenge

ICFJ Launches Global Fact Checking Challenge Updated

🕔12:39, 10.Apr 2017

The International Center for Journalists, with support from Craig Newmark Foundation, will launch Truthbuzz, a Viral Fact-Checking Contest, in April 2017. Truthbuzz is a global challenge to find new ways of debunking fake news and verifying facts reaching news consumers.

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GEN Summit 2017 Holds in Vienna

GEN Summit 2017 Holds in Vienna Updated

🕔12:39, 10.Apr 2017

The Global Editors Network (GEN) will bring together opinion leaders in the media industry to discuss the latest trends shaping newsrooms at a summit in Vienna, Austria, from June 21 to 23, 2017. The theme for this year’s Summit is

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