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Application Opens For The TEDGlobal 2017 Fellowship

Application Opens For The TEDGlobal 2017 Fellowship Updated

🕔12:43, 3.Nov 2016

TED, a non-profit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, invites applications from doers, makers, inventors, advocates, filmmakers and photographers, musicians and artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, NGO heads, and human rights activists for its TEDGlobal 2017 Fellowship. Offered twice a year, the TED

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MeCoDEM Holds Workshop on Social Media, Conflict, Democracy

MeCoDEM Holds Workshop on Social Media, Conflict, Democracy Updated

🕔15:57, 2.Nov 2016

The Media, Conflict and Democratisation project (MeCoDEM) will on November 18, 2016 hold a workshop in Brussels, Belgium entitled, “Social Media, Conflict and Democracy: Utopian Visions, Dystopian Futures and Pragmatic Policies”. The workshop will take place in the morning at

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Deadline Approaches For Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

Deadline Approaches For Smithsonian.com Photo Contest Updated

🕔15:52, 2.Nov 2016

The Smithsonian.com’s 14th Annual Photo Contest which began on  March 22, 2016 will be concluded on  November 30, 2016, at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST). There are six original categories; to be eligible for any category, a photograph must have been

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Reuters Offers Editorial Training Programme For Journalists

Reuters Offers Editorial Training Programme For Journalists

🕔14:49, 2.Nov 2016

Reuters, the independent international news agency, is inviting applications from early-career journalists ready to take their career to the next level, competitive pay, assignments in a Reuters Bureau, and an opportunity to develop in-depth journalism skills to its nine months

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TICTec 2017 Holds In Italy, Calls For Papers

TICTec 2017 Holds In Italy, Calls For Papers

🕔14:02, 2.Nov 2016

The annual research event of mySociety, titled  The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC), will hold for the third time  on April 25th and 2017 in Florence, Italy. TICTeC is the world’s only conference dedicated to exploring the impact that civic

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UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Seeks Nominations

UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Seeks Nominations Updated

🕔13:46, 2.Nov 2016

The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize has decided that candidates can represent all media, including  digital media from 2017, even as the Executive Board extended the prize for another six years at its 200th session. The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press

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Icon of Belarusian rock music, Lavon Volski, wins 2016 Freemuse Award

Icon of Belarusian rock music, Lavon Volski, wins 2016 Freemuse Award

🕔15:16, 3.Jun 2016

Lavon Volski was presented the 2016 Freemuse Award at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden on May 8, 2016. He was given the award in recognition of his contribution towards the push for freedom as a democratic Belarusian through his music. Ole

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Special Rapporteur Urges African Countries to Ensure Freedom of Expression and ATI

Special Rapporteur Urges African Countries to Ensure Freedom of Expression and ATI

🕔14:35, 3.Jun 2016

Advocate Pansy Tlakula, the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, has called on African countries to amend their constitutions and laws in order to bring them in line with regional and international standards on

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Research Findings on FOI Implementation Shows Dismal Preparation of Nigerian Institutions for FOI Implementation

Research Findings on FOI Implementation Shows Dismal Preparation of Nigerian Institutions for FOI Implementation

🕔00:33, 30.May 2016

The “Implementation Assessment Tool Findings from Select Agencies: NIGERIA” report, publicly presented in Abuja on April 15, 2016 at the Implementation Assessment Tool (IAT) Multi-Stakeholder Discussion of Findings and Priority Actions, showed the dismal preparation by Nigerian public institutions to

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DW Akademie Launches Digital Innovation Library

DW Akademie Launches Digital Innovation Library

🕔11:27, 6.May 2016

DW Akademie has launched the Digital Innovation Library for Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America Journalists as a platform for showcasing projects using digital technologies to advance freedom of expression and access to information. The organization described the Digital

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