Rory Peck Accepting Entries for Freelance Photojournalists Awards Updated

🕔23:03, 22.May 2019

The Rory Peck Awards is now accepting entries for its 2019 annual awards, a programme designed to  celebrate the work of freelance cameramen and women in news and current affairs around the world. The award that was established in 1995

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Israel to Host Third Freedom of the Press Conference

Israel to Host Third Freedom of the Press Conference Updated

🕔22:49, 22.May 2019

The Jerusalem Press Club in collaboration with the Union of Journalists in Israel and the School of Communications at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya will host the third Freedom of the Press Conference with the theme “Journalism under Siege” in

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International Conference on History of Transparency in Politics and Society Holds in Germany

International Conference on History of Transparency in Politics and Society Holds in Germany Updated

🕔22:44, 22.May 2019

The Franco-German research group, HISTRANS,  will host the International Conference on History of Transparency in Politics and Society in Germany on June 18 and 19,  2019, to provide a forum for historical research dealing with the concept of transparency in politics

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AccessNow Hosts RightsCon 2019 in Tunis

AccessNow Hosts RightsCon 2019 in Tunis Updated

🕔22:23, 22.May 2019

AccessNow, a non-governmental organization that defends the digital rights of users at risk around the world, will host the eighth Annual Summit on Human Rights in the Digital Age (RightsCon) in Tunis, the Tunisian capital, from June 11 to 14,

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Open Technology Fund Accepting Entries for Digital Integrity Fellowship Programmes

Open Technology Fund Accepting Entries for Digital Integrity Fellowship Programmes Updated

🕔22:11, 22.May 2019

The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is now accepting entries for its Digital Integrity Fellowship Programme (DIFP) from Individuals of all ages from around the world who demonstrate skill and ability to perform the relevant digital security tasks and show  desire

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Toronto to Host Citizen Lab Summer Institute Workshop on Monitoring Internet Openness and Rights

Toronto to Host Citizen Lab Summer Institute Workshop on Monitoring Internet Openness and Rights Updated

🕔22:02, 22.May 2019

This year’s Citizen Lab Summer Institute (CLSI) workshop will take place at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada, from July 31 to August 2, and will bring together researchers and practitioners from the academia, civil society, and the private

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UK Foreign Secretary Creates 60 New Scholarships for African Journalists

UK Foreign Secretary Creates 60 New Scholarships for African Journalists Updated

🕔12:55, 22.May 2019

United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has disclosed that 60 exceptional African journalists will receive new scholarships over the next five years to gain experience in the newsrooms of Britain’s leading media organisations, saying that r, applicants from 10 African

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AFEX Condemns Attacks on Journalists, Calls on African Governments to Uphold Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔12:24, 22.May 2019

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of expression and media development organisations in Africa, has condemned impunity for crimes against journalists and called on African governments to commit to upholding the right to freedom

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Journalists Barred from Covering Elected Governors’ Induction  Updated

🕔12:20, 22.May 2019

On April 30, 2019, reporters from various media outlets assigned to cover the induction for newly-elected and returning governors were barred from entering the venue of the event, the Banquet Hall of the State House Conference Centre in Abuja. The

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Afrobarometer Survey Shows Media Freedom in Decline to Minority View 

Afrobarometer Survey Shows Media Freedom in Decline to Minority View  Updated

🕔12:05, 22.May 2019

The sixth Afrobarometer Pan-Africa Profiles series based on recent public-opinion surveys in 34 African countries, shows that support for media freedom has dropped to below half of the adult population in the countries surveyed. The survey finding shows that media-freedom

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