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Broadcaster Kidnapped in Calabar

Broadcaster Kidnapped in Calabar Updated

🕔10:52, 15.Feb 2019

On January 12, 2019, a prominent broadcaster with the state-owned Cross River Broadcasting Corporation (CRBC), Mr. Peter Etim, popularly known as Petex, was kidnapped in Calabar, the State capital, while leaving home to go to his office. The incident was

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Media Rights Agenda Urges Nigerians to Use Radio as a Tool for Building Peace Updated

🕔13:49, 14.Feb 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on Nigerians to use radio as a tool for building peace across political, economic, religious and ethnic divides particularly at this period when Nigeria is holding general elections to elect a new set of

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MRA Publishes Compilation of Rulings and Judgments in FOI Cases

MRA Publishes Compilation of Rulings and Judgments in FOI Cases Updated

🕔13:45, 14.Feb 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has launched a new publication, which is a compilation of decisions of various courts in Freedom of Information (FOI) cases in Nigeria over the last seven years, saying the resource was intended to enhance the effectiveness

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Wiki Photo Contest Opens, Accepting Entries

Wiki Photo Contest Opens, Accepting Entries Updated

🕔13:32, 14.Feb 2019

Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia, is now accepting photo entries from candidates in Africa for its photo contest, titled “Wiki Loves Africa 2019”. Wiki Loves Africa is an annual contest where anyone from across Africa can contribute media that relates to

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GEN Summit 2019 to Address the Voice, Visual Journalism and Verification Challenge Updated

🕔13:07, 14.Feb 2019

The Global Editors Network (GEN) will bring together opinion leaders in the media industry to discuss the ‘Voice, Visual Journalism and Verification’ challenge at its next summit, scheduled to take place in Athens, Greece, from June 13 to 15, 2019.

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Golden Apricot Calls for Submissions for International Film Festival

Golden Apricot Calls for Submissions for International Film Festival Updated

🕔13:06, 14.Feb 2019

Golden Apricot is now accepting applications for its 16th Yerevan International Film Festival scheduled to take place from July 7 to 14, 2019. The will welcomes films representing diverse ethnic groups, religions, and nations that depict the human experience, daily

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IPI Seeks Nominations for 2019 Hero Awards Updated

🕔12:55, 14.Feb 2019

The International Press Institute (IPI), in conjunction with International Media Support (IMS), is now accepting nominations for the 2019 IPI World Press Freedom Hero Award and the 2019 IPI-IMS Free Media Pioneer Award. The award that started in 2000 to

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Human Rights Online Receding as CSOs Consider it 3rd Priority Issue of Interest for IGF 2019 Updated

🕔12:44, 14.Feb 2019

Interest in  human rights on the Internet seems to be receding as civil society organizations which have hitherto considered it theirtop most priority issue no longer  see it as the important issue for them. In  responding to a call for

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IPI World Congress Holds in Geneva Updated

🕔10:16, 13.Feb 2019

Online registration is now open for the 2019 International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress, which will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, –on June 4 and 5, 2019. This year’s Congress which will hold under the theme “Building Alliances for Independent

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Varsity Seeks Collaborators on  Reporting Religions  Project

Varsity Seeks Collaborators on Reporting Religions Project Updated

🕔10:12, 13.Feb 2019

The University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC) is building a team of journalists to profile 100 “Spiritual Exemplars” around the world over the course of the next two and a half years. The profiles are

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