YaLa Academy’s Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism 2018 Opens

YaLa Academy’s Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism 2018 Opens Updated

🕔12:01, 18.Jul 2018

YaLa Academy is accepting applications for its Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism, a free four-month programme that brings together leading journalism and new media experts to train Middle Eastern and African youth in basic journalism techniques, photo- and video-journalism

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MRA Calls on National Assembly to Ensure Effective Implementation of FOI Act as ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Clocks One Year

🕔11:58, 18.Jul 2018

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on July 3, 2018 called on the National Assembly to institute measures to enforce compliance with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act in its capacity as the ultimate oversight body in the implementation of the Law,

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Entries Open for CERN-UNESCO School on Digital Libraries 2018 Updated

🕔11:54, 18.Jul 2018

Applications are now open for the CERN-UNESCO School on Digital libraries 2018. Co-=organized by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the “UNESCO-CERN School on Digital Libraries 2018”  will be

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Civil Society Policy Forum to Hold in Indonesia

Civil Society Policy Forum to Hold in Indonesia Updated

🕔11:25, 18.Jul 2018

The annual Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF) of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take place this year from October 9 to 12, 2018 in Bali, Indonesia. The programme will include an orientation session on the Bank,  a roundtable discussion

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United Nations Correspondents Association Calls for Submission for its 23rd Annual Awards 

United Nations Correspondents Association Calls for Submission for its 23rd Annual Awards  Updated

🕔11:14, 18.Jul 2018

The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is inviting journalists and media practitioners from around the world to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (Television and Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the

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Contempt Of Court: Justice Okon Abang Orders the Arraignment of Three Journalists Updated

🕔10:28, 18.Jul 2018

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja on July 3, 2018 ordered the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to charge three anchors of the “Sunrise” programme on Channels Television, Chamberlain Usoh, Gimba Umar and

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UNESCO launches Global Survey on Status of the Artist Updated

🕔10:22, 18.Jul 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific Organization (UNESCO) is launching a global survey on policies and measures taken around the world to support the economic and social rights of artists. The UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report 2018 titled Re-shaping Cultural Policies saya

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International NGOs Say Ghana’s RTI Bill  Inadequate, Offer Recommendations for Review

International NGOs Say Ghana’s RTI Bill Inadequate, Offer Recommendations for Review Updated

🕔10:05, 18.Jul 2018

International Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working to promote and protect the  right to information have described  Ghana’s Right to Information Bill as inadequate and highlighted shortcomings such as an unclear scope and overbroad  regime of exceptions, among others.  They are proposing

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NUJ Condemns Attacks on Journalists Covering Elections in Ekiti

NUJ Condemns Attacks on Journalists Covering Elections in Ekiti Updated

🕔10:00, 18.Jul 2018

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned attacks on journalists covering elections in Ekiti State, saying it will no longer condone any act of impunity against journalists in the country. The Union called

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Survey Report shows Mexican Citizens Request More Information Relevant to Public Accountability

Survey Report shows Mexican Citizens Request More Information Relevant to Public Accountability Updated

🕔09:45, 18.Jul 2018

A new report titled “What information do citizens want? Evidence from one million information requests in Mexico” written by Daniel Berliner, Benjamin E. Bagozzi and Brian Palmer-Rubin shows that given functioning access-to-information institutions, citizens in a transitional democracy tend to

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