One World Media Seeks Entries for Award to Honour Best Coverage of Developing World Updated

🕔14:02, 16.Jan 2019

One World Media is calling for entries for its “One World Media Awards” which recognize the best coverage of the developing world and highlight the unique role of journalists and filmmakers in bridging the divide between cultures worldwide.  Winners will

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MRA, IMS Named Among 15 Global Finalists for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

MRA, IMS Named Among 15 Global Finalists for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Updated

🕔13:08, 16.Jan 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has been named as one of the 15 “Global champions of free expression” shortlisted for the 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards for its work over the last two decades to improve the media freedom

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MRA, IMS Named Among 15 Global Finalists for 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

🕔14:00, 15.Jan 2019

Lagos, January 15, 2019:  Two Nigerian non-governmental organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Institute for Media and Society (IMS) were today named among 15 “Global champions of free expression” that have been shortlisted for the 2019 Index on Censorship

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Law and Ethics Conference Calls for Proposals for Presentations

Law and Ethics Conference Calls for Proposals for Presentations Updated

🕔13:17, 15.Jan 2019

The International Conference on Information Law and Ethics (ICILE) is calling for abstracts for papers and proposals for panel presentations on the prospects and challenges of social media ahead of its ninth Conference billed to hold in Rome, Italy, from

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MRA, Others Condemn Soldiers Raid on Newspaper Houses Updated

🕔13:10, 15.Jan 2019

Local and international groups, including Media Rights Agenda (MRA), the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), the International Press Centre (IPC), the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Reporters Without Frontiers (RSF) have condemned the raid, occupation and seal off

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‘2018 Reverses Downward Trend in Killings of Journalists with 94 Victims, Says IFJ Updated

🕔11:00, 15.Jan 2019

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has released a list of 94 journalists and media workers killed in work-related incidents in the year 2018 marking that from  its records, the figure represents a slight increase up from 82 killings recorded

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Canada Hosts 2019 Open Government Partnership Global Summit Updated

🕔10:43, 15.Jan 2019

The Government of Canada, in partnership with the Open Government Partnership (OGP), will host the 2019 OGP Global Summit in Ottawa, Canada, from May 29 to 31, 2019. The Summit will bring together the 79 member countries, the 20 local

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Police Charge Man with Assault and Breach of Peace for Filming Policemen

Police Charge Man with Assault and Breach of Peace for Filming Policemen Updated

🕔10:29, 15.Jan 2019

For filming policemen on duty, a 41 -year-old man, Annibong Annankwu was on December 20, 2018, arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos charged with two counts of assault and breach of peace. Police prosecutor, Kenrich Nomayo, alleged Annibong

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CPJ Report Says 2018 was Deadliest in the Last 3 Years for Journalists

CPJ Report Says 2018 was Deadliest in the Last 3 Years for Journalists Updated

🕔10:20, 15.Jan 2019

A report on journalists and media workers killed in 2018, released by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), says 2018 has been the deadliest year for journalists in the past three years with at least 53 journalists killed

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Kebbi Government Persecutes the Sun Correspondent over News

Kebbi Government Persecutes the Sun Correspondent over News Updated

🕔10:16, 15.Jan 2019

On December 10, 2018, Mr. Olarenwaju Lawal, the Kebbi State correspondent of The Sun newspaper was arrested, hurriedly arraigned in court, and charged with publishing false information, without a defence lawyer, he was remanded in prison custody, apparently on the

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