Application Opens for John S. Knight Journalism fellowships at Stanford University

Application Opens for John S. Knight Journalism fellowships at Stanford University Updated

🕔11:21, 11.Oct 2017

From mid-September to December 2017 the John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships for at Stanford University will be receiving applications for the 2018-19 edition of the Fellowship Selected fellows will be expected to take initiative and seek out people who can

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Internet Freedom Conference 2017 to Addresses Role and Responsibilities of Internet Intermediaries

Internet Freedom Conference 2017 to Addresses Role and Responsibilities of Internet Intermediaries Updated

🕔11:06, 11.Oct 2017

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers will bring together key stakeholders in a conference to examine current questions concerning the regulation of Internet intermediaries as gatekeepers to the exercise

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Governor Bars Two Correspondents from reporting Government House Activities Updated

🕔10:50, 11.Oct 2017

On September 17, 2017, Imo State governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, prevented Amby Uneze and Chidi Nkwopara, Correspondents of ThisDay and Vanguard Newspapers respectively, from covering government house activities claiming that they do not like him. This action marked his execution of

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APAI Initiates Campaign for UN Endorsement of Right to Information Day

APAI Initiates Campaign for UN Endorsement of Right to Information Day Updated

🕔13:17, 10.Oct 2017

The African Platform on Access to Information has launched a campaign at the United Nations in New York to secure a General Assembly endorsement for the resolution by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaiming September 28

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Press Centre Launches Journalists’ Internet Rights Initiative on’Right to Info’ Day

Press Centre Launches Journalists’ Internet Rights Initiative on’Right to Info’ Day Updated

🕔11:47, 10.Oct 2017

In commemoration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) on September 28, 2017, the International Press Centre (IPC) announced the launch of “the Nigerian Journalists Internet Rights Initiative (NJIRI)”, a one- year campaign which aims to advance

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‘Kaduna State Holds the Key to the Success of the OGP at the State Level’, Says OGP Co-Chair, Edetaen Ojo Updated

🕔11:43, 10.Oct 2017

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, civil society Co-Chair of Open Government Partnership (OGP Nigeria) and Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has said that Kaduna State holds the key to the success of the OGP at the state level. His declaration was

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Stigler Center Launches Journalists in-Residence Programme

Stigler Center Launches Journalists in-Residence Programme Updated

🕔11:39, 10.Oct 2017

The Stigler Center for the study of the Economy and the State has launched its second year of the journalists in residence programme and will be hosted in Chicago Booth’s Hyde Park Campus in London. The 12-week programme will offer

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MRA Launches Dirty Dozen Documentary to Mark Right to Info Day 

MRA Launches Dirty Dozen Documentary to Mark Right to Info Day  Updated

🕔10:39, 10.Oct 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) commemorated the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) with various activities including a Freedom of Information (FOI) Week from September 25 to 28, 2017 during which it launched the Dirty Dozen Documentary. The purpose

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CESD to Launch Report of FOI Survey Findings in October

CESD to Launch Report of FOI Survey Findings in October Updated

🕔10:29, 10.Oct 2017

The Center for Ethics and Sustainable Development (CESD) will, on October 30, 2017, launch the report of its findings of a nation-wide survey on the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act that sought to gauge the average citizen’s awareness and understanding

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WSCIJ Receiving Entries for 2017 Awards

WSCIJ Receiving Entries for 2017 Awards Updated

🕔10:19, 10.Oct 2017

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is now accepting entries from Nigerian journalists for the 12th edition of the Wole Soyinka Awards for Investigative Reporting. This edition seeks to honour journalism works from the print, online, photo, editorial

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