Monthly Archives: September 2019

UNESCO Invites Tenders for Global Study on Effective Measures to Tackle Online Harassment of Women Journalists

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is inviting qualified research institutions and individual consultants to submit tenders for a global study on good practices to tackle the issue of online harassment of women journalists. The study, which will cover all regions of the world, will have a …

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Findings Support Idea that Diagonal Accountability Enhances Human Development

Research findings have supported the idea scholars and policymakers across the world have long believed that diagonal accountability enhances human development. This is the finding published in “Diagonal Accountability and Development Outcomes,” a report produced by Valeriya Mechkova, Michael Bernhard, Anna Lührmann as part of a V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy …

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Thomson Reuters Foundation to Hold Workshop on Reporting Human Trafficking, Modern Day Slavery

The Thomson Reuters Foundation is organizing a workshop on reporting Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery in Lagos, Nigeria, for journalists from the West African region to gain practical skills and knowledge to  work on their story ideas. Participants will also be provided with guidance from experienced Thomson Reuters Foundation journalists …

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Registration Opens for 2019 FoME Symposium

Registration has opened online for the 2019 Forum Media and Development (FoME) Symposium organized by DW Akademie in conjunction with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.  The symposium is scheduled to hold on November 7 and 8, 2019 in Bonn, Germany, at Deutsche Welle’s headquarters. Titled “Rethinking media development – New actors, new technologies and …

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