PEN World Voices Festival Holds, Seeks Internships in International Literature Updated

🕔10:05, 15.Jan 2019

The PEN World Voices Festival will, from May 6 to 12, 2019, mark its 15th anniversary, a powerful testament to the continued relevance of its mission to celebrate the best of world literature and combat cultural isolationism. The Festival holds

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Journalists Shot during Lagos Political Rally

Journalists Shot during Lagos Political Rally Updated

🕔10:01, 15.Jan 2019

Three journalists were shot early in January and sustained injuries while covering the All Progressives Congress (APC) rally organised for the Lagos State governorship candidate of the party, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Skypower field in Ikeja, Lagos. Among the

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Investigation Reveals Apps Transmit Data to Facebook on Android

Investigation Reveals Apps Transmit Data to Facebook on Android Updated

🕔09:50, 15.Jan 2019

Privacy International investigation has revealed a proliferation of data tracking, brokerage and exchange between many tech companies, both as their primary business as well as value added services which are transmitted to Facebook. The investigation revealed that Facebook routinely tracks

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African NGOs Condemn Use of Restrictive Laws by African States to Limit the Work of Journalists 

African NGOs Condemn Use of Restrictive Laws by African States to Limit the Work of Journalists  Updated

🕔11:01, 14.Jan 2019

African non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have condemned the continued use of laws such as cybercrime legislation and those that restrict freedom of expression and access to information, by member States of the African Union (AU) to restrict the work of journalists

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UNESCO Launches MOOC for Judiciary in Africa on Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔10:44, 14.Jan 2019

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in French, entitled “Standards Internationaux et Africains sur la Liberte d’Expression” (International and African Standards on Freedom of Expression) aimed at actors within

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One World Media Hosts Competition Updated

🕔12:06, 12.Jan 2019

The One World Media Awards honour underreported stories on social, political or cultural life in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East and former Soviet republics. The awards recognise the best media coverage of the developing world, reflecting

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European Court says ‘Right to be Forgotten’ by Google Should Apply Only in EU

European Court says ‘Right to be Forgotten’ by Google Should Apply Only in EU Updated

🕔11:59, 12.Jan 2019

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) sitting in Kirchberg, Luxembourg, has said in its preliminary opinion that the decision in the Google’s “right to be forgotten” case should apply only in Europe and  should not be enforceable globally According to

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Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute Accepting Applications for Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute Accepting Applications for Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award Updated

🕔11:46, 12.Jan 2019

The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University (NYU) in the United States is now accepting applications for the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award which will take place in the Spring of 2019. The Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award

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2019 Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum Holds in Lagos Updated

🕔11:38, 12.Jan 2019

The seventh edition of the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF) formerly known as Internet Freedom Forum (IFF) will hold from April 23 to 25, 2019 in Lagos Nigeria. The forum which is organised by Paradigm Initiative has gained a reputation

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SPJ Accepting Entries for Sigma Delta Chi Awards

SPJ Accepting Entries for Sigma Delta Chi Awards Updated

🕔11:27, 12.Jan 2019

The Society for Professional Journalist (SPJ) is currently accepting entries for the Sigma Delta Chi Awards for Excellence in Professional Journalism which seeks to recognize the best in professional journalism in categories covering print, radio, television, newsletters, art/graphics, online and

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