Second Edition of Data Journalism Unconference Holds in UK

Second Edition of Data Journalism Unconference Holds in UK Updated

🕔15:05, 9.May 2017

The Global Editors Network in partnership with BBC News will hold the second edition of Data Journalism Unconference, a free invitation only event, on May 23, 2017 at the BBC Old Broadcasting House in London, United Kingdom. The event will

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Freemuse Chief Calls for UNESCO Reforms, UN Plan for Safety of Artists

Freemuse Chief Calls for UNESCO Reforms, UN Plan for Safety of Artists Updated

🕔14:59, 9.May 2017

Ole Reitov, a co-founder of Freedom of Musical Expression (Freemuse) has called for UNESCO reforms and a UN plan for the safety of artists. In a keynote speech delivered on May 2, 2017 on the occasion of the commemoration of

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MRA Celebrates 2017 WPFD with Online Community in Nigeria

MRA Celebrates 2017 WPFD with Online Community in Nigeria Updated

🕔13:05, 9.May 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) celebrated the 2017 edition of the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) on May 3 by engaging with a predominatly Nigerian online community to discuss freedom of expression online. Using the Twitter platform and the unique hashtag

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Nigeria Takes 6 Steps Backward on Press Freedom – RSF 2017 Ranking

Nigeria Takes 6 Steps Backward on Press Freedom – RSF 2017 Ranking Updated

🕔10:33, 9.May 2017

Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans Frontières RSF), the Paris based international organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press, has ranked Nigeria 122 out of 180 countries in its 2017 World Press Freedom Index released

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MRA’s Executive Director Named  Member of Premium Times’ Oversight Board

MRA’s Executive Director Named Member of Premium Times’ Oversight Board Updated

🕔10:26, 9.May 2017

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, Media Rights Agenda’s (MRA) Executive Director has been named a member of Premium Times Oversight Board by the online newspaper management which described him as “a strong global voice on freedom of expression.” The Board will serve as

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Global Integrity, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Release  Integrity

Global Integrity, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Release Integrity Updated

🕔10:09, 9.May 2017

Global Integrity, in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released its 2017 Africa Integrity Indicators (AII) which assesses African countries based on access to information and 101 other indicators. In 2012, Global Integrity embarked on a five-year collaboration with

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NUPRI Calls for Chapter Proposals on Internet Governance in the Global South

NUPRI Calls for Chapter Proposals on Internet Governance in the Global South Updated

🕔10:05, 9.May 2017

The NUPRI Research Group at the University of São Paulo (USP) is now accepting chapter proposals for an upcoming publication on Internet Governance in the Global South. The main objectives of the publication are to critically discuss Internet Governance from

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Pan-African Conference Calls on African Governments to Adopt Measures to Protect Citizens’ Right to Information, Freedom of Expression

Pan-African Conference Calls on African Governments to Adopt Measures to Protect Citizens’ Right to Information, Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔09:57, 9.May 2017

A Pan-African Conference on freedom of expression and access to information has called on African governments to adopt policy and legal measures to guarantee, respect and protect citizens’ right to information and freedom of expression through access to affordable Internet

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IWMF Calls for Applications for Reporting Initiative Fellowship

IWMF Calls for Applications for Reporting Initiative Fellowship Updated

🕔09:48, 9.May 2017

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications from women journalists of all nationalities for its Reporting Fellowship which will take place in Zanzibar, Tanzania in August 2017 as part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. IWMF expects

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RSF Provides Individual Assistance to Journalists

RSF Provides Individual Assistance to Journalists Updated

🕔09:47, 9.May 2017

Reports Without Borders (Reporters sans Frontières, RSF) has announced its financial and administrative assistance to professional journalists and citizen-journalists who have been the victims of reprisals because of their reporting. The Assistance Desk of RSF, in cooperation with other NGOs,

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