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WAN-IFRA Set to Establish ‘World Printers Forum’

WAN-IFRA Set to Establish ‘World Printers Forum’

🕔14:31, 14.Jul 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is set to launch a new initiative known as the “World Printers Forum”. The forum will be for the newspapers printing and production community including both experts from newspaper printing and

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United Nations CSTD Elects Omobola Johnson as Chairperson

United Nations CSTD Elects Omobola Johnson as Chairperson Updated

🕔14:29, 14.Jul 2014

Nigeria’s Communication Technology Minister, Dr Omobola Johnson, has been elected Chairperson of the United Nations’ Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) for one year. She was elected at the end of the 17th Session of the Commission which

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Canvasses Journalists’ Safety

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Canvasses Journalists’ Safety Updated

🕔14:28, 14.Jul 2014

The United Nations  High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navi Pillay, has stressed the need to ensure the safety of media workers as they play a vital role in democracy. Speaking at a panel discussion in Geneva, Switzerland last month,she

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African Press Organization Calls for Media Award Entries

African Press Organization Calls for Media Award Entries Updated

🕔14:26, 14.Jul 2014

The African Press Organization (APO),  has announced the opening of entries for its 2014 Media Award. The APO Media Award coming up in September 2014 is open to African journalists and bloggers, whether directly employed or freelancers, working in the continent

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Network of Translators Launched to Advocate for Press Freedom

Network of Translators Launched to Advocate for Press Freedom

🕔14:24, 14.Jul 2014

An advocacy network of linguists called “Translators for Journalists Network” was launched last month in Paris, France. The group of Linguists, who are all members of Kontax, forged the network following the gruesome murder of Naseeb Karnafah. Karnafah was a

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Washington D.C to Host World Newspaper Congress 2015

Washington D.C to Host World Newspaper Congress 2015 Updated

🕔14:22, 14.Jul 2014

The United States Capital, Washington DC, has been selected to host the 67th edition of the World Newspaper Congress and the 22nd World Editors Forum in June, 2015. The Congress and Editors Forum are organized by the World Association of

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Open Contracting Partnership Seeks New Executive Director

Open Contracting Partnership Seeks New Executive Director Updated

🕔07:10, 12.Jun 2014

The two-year old Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) is seeking an Executive Director with strong leadership, management and collaboration skills, to build on the OCP’s achievements and lead the Partnership in further developing and promoting its mission. The new Executive Director

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AfA Launches Comic Book: The Breadwinner

AfA Launches Comic Book: The Breadwinner Updated

🕔15:13, 10.Jun 2014

Alliances for Africa (AfA) has launched an original Comic book titled, The Breadwinner, as part of activities commemorating Africa Day 2014. It is published under its new “Grab the Chance Comic Series” and was launched on May 27, 2014 in

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National Broadcasting Commission Issues Additional Directives for Live Political Broadcasts

National Broadcasting Commission Issues Additional Directives for Live Political Broadcasts Updated

🕔15:07, 10.Jun 2014

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has rolled out new regulations for live political broadcasts in addition to the laid down regulations in the fifth edition of its Nigeria Broadcasting Code. In a letter to all Nigerian broadcasting stations dated May

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European Journalism Centre Launches International Summer School on Environmental Journalism

European Journalism Centre Launches International Summer School on Environmental Journalism Updated

🕔15:00, 10.Jun 2014

The European Journalism Centre has launched an International Summer School in Environmental Journalism and Communication (ISSEJC), which will take place from July 21 to 30, 2014. This is in collaboration with the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of Aristotle

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