Radio Presenter Reportedly Dismissed Over Comments on Facebook

Radio Presenter Reportedly Dismissed Over Comments on Facebook Updated

🕔11:01, 22.Nov 2018

Mr. Umar Ridwan, a presenter with DITV-Alheri Radio in Kaduna, was dismissed from the station through a letter dated October 15, 2018 allegedly over comments he reportedly posted on Facebook. Umar is alleged to have made pro-Buhari comments on Facebook

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Newspaper Correspondents Brutalised

Newspaper Correspondents Brutalised Updated

🕔10:57, 22.Nov 2018

Rose Ejembi of the The Sun newspapers and John Charles of The Punch newspapers were assaulted at the Makurdi local government secretariat by some members of a bereaved family. They were at the Local Government secretariat for a follow up

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Columbia Journalism School Calls for Applications for Business Journalism Fellowships

Columbia Journalism School Calls for Applications for Business Journalism Fellowships Updated

🕔10:20, 22.Nov 2018

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is accepting applications for its Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism, which aims to enhance journalists’ understanding of business, economics and finance. The fellowship is open to full-time editorial employees of newspapers,

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ONA Calls for Entries for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Programme

ONA Calls for Entries for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Programme Updated

🕔10:14, 22.Nov 2018

The Online News Association (ONA) is now accepting application from women around the word to participate in its Women’s Leadership Accelerator programme. The programme is design to teach leadership skills and tools for navigating change. Participants will focus on a

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IFF Launches Community Development Fellowship, Calls for Participation

IFF Launches Community Development Fellowship, Calls for Participation Updated

🕔10:05, 22.Nov 2018

The Internet Freedom Festival (IFF), a Community Development Fellowship to inspire and empower the voices of Internet freedom throughout the world, has launched the IFF Community Development Fellows Programme and is calling for participation.  IFF believes that the Internet is

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ICFJ, Partners Seek Entries for Storytelling Award Updated

🕔09:43, 22.Nov 2018

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Elliott family and ONE are seeking entries for the 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. The contest is open to only English-speaking journalists working for print, broadcast

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DW Invites Applications for its International Journalism Traineeship

DW Invites Applications for its International Journalism Traineeship Updated

🕔09:19, 22.Nov 2018

Germany’s public international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle (DW), is accepting applications for its International traineeship from young people all over the world who are interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism programme with an international broadcaster. The 18-month training will provide applicants

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Open Government Partnership Calls for Research Proposal

Open Government Partnership Calls for Research Proposal Updated

🕔09:00, 22.Nov 2018

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has launched the Feminist Open Government Initiative and is inviting applications for research projects. The OGP call seeks to fund research that fills evidence gaps around effective and ambitious gender-focused action plan commitments, how women

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CIMA releases Report on the Implications of ‘Free Internet’ for Media Pluralism Updated

🕔08:47, 22.Nov 2018

The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), has issued a new report titled: “Free Internet” and the Costs to Media Pluralism: The Hazards of Zero-Rating the News”. Written by Daniel O’Maley and Amba

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Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners Canvass for Artificial Intelligence Systems that Respect Human Rights

Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners Canvass for Artificial Intelligence Systems that Respect Human Rights Updated

🕔08:46, 22.Nov 2018

Participants at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners have advocated the creation, development and use of artificial intelligence systems that fully respect human rights, particularly the rights to the protection of personal data and to privacy,

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