Entries Open for 2018 Reuters Journalism Internship

Entries Open for 2018 Reuters Journalism Internship Updated

🕔09:19, 13.Sep 2017

Applications are open for the 2018 Reuters Journalism Internship Program, which offers talented students and graduates with strong interest in journalism an opportunity to learn at the world’s largest independent, international, multimedia news agency, working alongside seasoned journalists and editors The

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Five Nigerian Public Institutions Added as Inductees into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔23:01, 12.Sep 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has added five federal public institutions to its growing list of Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame inductees. The Presidency, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the

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IFEX Executive Director, 2 Others Named EFF Pioneer Award Winners

IFEX Executive Director, 2 Others Named EFF Pioneer Award Winners Updated

🕔22:49, 12.Sep 2017

Ms Annie Game, Executive Director of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX); Chelsea Manning, network security expert, and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst; and Mike Masnick, Founder and Editor of the popular and respected Techdirt blog, have been named the joint

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Lagos to Host AFRINIC-27 Public Policy Meeting

Lagos to Host AFRINIC-27 Public Policy Meeting Updated

🕔15:49, 12.Sep 2017

Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria will host the 2017 edition of the African Network Information Center Policy meeting tagged AFRINIC-27 from November 27 to December 2, 2017. AFRINIC-27 is a follow-up meeting to the African Internet Summit (AIS) 2017

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UNESCO’s 2017 IDUAI Workshop to Explore How to Achieve the SDGs Updated

🕔15:32, 12.Sep 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will celebrate the 2017  International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) in Port Louis, Mauritius on September 28, 2017 focusing on the theme “Overcoming Divides and Achieving the SDGs”. The

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GAPMIL Receiving Nominations for its 2017 Global Media and International Literacy Awards

GAPMIL Receiving Nominations for its 2017 Global Media and International Literacy Awards Updated

🕔06:25, 12.Sep 2017

The Global Alliance for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 edition of its Global Media and International Literacy Awards. The awards will recognise information/library, media and technology specialists; educators, artists, activists, researchers,

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IFLA Call on Governments to Refrain from Internet Shutdowns

IFLA Call on Governments to Refrain from Internet Shutdowns Updated

🕔06:12, 12.Sep 2017

The Execute Committee of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) has called on governments to refrain from using Internet shutdowns as a means of achieving policy objectives saying access to the Internet enhances access to information for

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CSO Workshop Calls on Government to Comply with the FOI Act

CSO Workshop Calls on Government to Comply with the FOI Act Updated

🕔06:06, 12.Sep 2017

Representatives of civil society organisations have called on the Nigerian government and its agencies to  comply with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. This and other recommendations were made at a training workshop which took place in Abuja on August 24 and 25, 2017

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WPFD 2016 Event Spurs New Book Exploring Sweden’s 250-year FOI Law

WPFD 2016 Event Spurs New Book Exploring Sweden’s 250-year FOI Law Updated

🕔05:58, 12.Sep 2017

Based on a side event at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) 2016 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) celebration which held in Helsinki, Finland the Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research recently published a book

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Bournemouth University Calls for Entries for 2017 New Media Writing Prize

Bournemouth University Calls for Entries for 2017 New Media Writing Prize Updated

🕔05:54, 12.Sep 2017

The Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation in the United Kingdom, through its Faculty of Media and Communication, is calling for entries for the 2017 awards of the New Media Writing Prize. The Prize organised in partnership with if:book UK, unicorn,

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