2019 Elections: MRA Executive Director Urges the Media to Self-Regulate on Hate Speech Updated

🕔14:31, 15.Mar 2018

The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo, has called on the media community to put in place self-regulatory measures to tackle the issue of hate-speech ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general elections, cautioning that the result

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Media Expert Calls for ‘Urgent Introduction of Appropriate Legal Framework for Digital Broadcasting’ Updated

🕔14:24, 15.Mar 2018

The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr Edetaen Ojo has called for “an urgent introduction of an  appropriate legal framework for digital broadcasting” as the current legal regime for broadcasting will likely be rendered obsolete by 2019, the

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Spain, US, 16 Others on Watch List for Violating Freedom of Artistic Expression

Spain, US, 16 Others on Watch List for Violating Freedom of Artistic Expression Updated

🕔14:17, 15.Mar 2018

The Freemuse annual State of Artistic Freedom 2018 Report has indicted 18 countries, including Spain, the United States, China, Cuba, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Poland, and Turkey, for exhibiting alarming developments in how they treat artists and their freedom of artistic

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Lagos High Court Re-lists Application Struck out for ‘Want of  Diligent Prosecution’  in FOI Suit Updated

🕔14:05, 15.Mar 2018

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has further hearing in a suit filed by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) against the Lagos State Government and its Ministry of Health following the Ministry’s application to re-list its motion, which had earlier been

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Hansjoerg Wyss Foundation Scholarship Calls for Applications Updated

🕔13:38, 15.Mar 2018

The Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais (ECAV) invites applications for the Hansjoerg Wyss Foundation Scholarship for Visual Art Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies. The programme  is open to international artists hoping to complete a Bachelor in Fine Arts or a Master

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Federal Polytechnic Auchi Opens Community Radio Station

Federal Polytechnic Auchi Opens Community Radio Station Updated

🕔13:32, 15.Mar 2018

The Federal Polytechnic in Auchi, Edo State, has officially opened a community radio station to enhance the effective flow of information dissemination within and outside the campus. The station with the Frequency Modulation 94.1FM was inaugurated by the Rector of

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Application Open for 2018 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute

Application Open for 2018 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute Updated

🕔13:24, 15.Mar 2018

The 2018 edition of the Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute is scheduled to hold at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, from July 30 – August 10, 2018. and is now receiving applications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling

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Entries Open for Pineapple Street Media Fellowship  for Under-represented Voices

Entries Open for Pineapple Street Media Fellowship  for Under-represented Voices Updated

🕔12:45, 15.Mar 2018

The Pineapple Street Media Fellowship programme is now accepting applications for its fellowship for under-represented voices in podcasting. Pineapple Street Media is a podcast production company based in Brooklyn and their shows include: Missing Richard Simmons, Heaven’s Gate, Still Processing,

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Applications Being Accepted for Open Internet for Democracy Leaders Programme

Applications Being Accepted for Open Internet for Democracy Leaders Programme Updated

🕔11:49, 15.Mar 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the Open Internet for Democracy Leaders Programme to support open internet advocates organizing for change in their countries while connecting them with new allies around the world. The Open Internet for Democracy Leaders Programme

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Contributions Sought for Second African Human Rights Yearbook

Contributions Sought for Second African Human Rights Yearbook Updated

🕔11:36, 15.Mar 2018

Three human rights institutions, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, are inviting contributions for the second

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