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Google Wins Right to be Forgotten Case Against France Updated

🕔08:28, 14.Oct 2019

On September 24, 2019, the world’s foremost Internet search engine, Google, won its ‘right to be forgotten’ case against France at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which ruled that Google does not have to apply the European Union law

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MRA Hails European Court of Justice Landmark “Right to be Forgotten” Judgment Updated

🕔08:25, 14.Oct 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has commended the landmark judgment of the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), which on September 24, 2019 resolved the dispute over Google’s responsibility to remove information from the Internet,

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Editor Threatened for Reporting Journalist’s Ordeal

Editor Threatened for Reporting Journalist’s Ordeal Updated

🕔18:46, 13.Oct 2019

For reporting the assault, arrest and detention of Ms Mary Ekere, Premium Times newspaper Regional Editor for the South-south, Cletus Ukpong has reported being threatened by Cristo Ekpoh, a confidant of Mr. Udom Emmanuel, the Akwa Ibom State Governor. He

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Armed Police, Army Personnel Lay Siege at Sahara Reporters, CDHR Offices

Armed Police, Army Personnel Lay Siege at Sahara Reporters, CDHR Offices Updated

🕔18:44, 13.Oct 2019

On September 18, 2019, a combined team of armed policemen and soldiers laid siege at  the Isaac John Street, Ikeja  Lagos offices of the online news platform, Sahara Reporters, denying people access to the building and preventing those inside from

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Female Journalist Assaulted, Arrested, Detained for Taking Pictures

Female Journalist Assaulted, Arrested, Detained for Taking Pictures Updated

🕔18:41, 13.Oct 2019

On September 16, 2019  Ms Mary Ekere, a reporter with The Post Newspaper, a local tabloid in  Akwa Ibom State, was assaulted, arrested and detained by officials of the State Environmental and Waste Management Agency for taking pictures of the

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WSCIJ Invites Entries for the Wole Soyinka Investigative Reporting Award Updated

🕔18:25, 13.Oct 2019

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is inviting Nigerian journalists or team of journalists, who are either on full-time or part-time employment, to submit entries for the 14th edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting. The

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GIJN Launches New Guide to Citizen Investigations

GIJN Launches New Guide to Citizen Investigations Updated

🕔18:20, 13.Oct 2019

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) has launched a new guide to help non-journalists such as ordinary citizens, members of non-governmental organizations, and non-journalism professionals interested in using investigative techniques to uncover wrongdoing and expose the invisible. Titled Citizens Investigation

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CIPESA Launches Report on State of Internet Freedom in Africa Updated

🕔18:08, 13.Oct 2019

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has launched its 2019 report on the state of Internet freedom in Africa which tracks 20 Years of Internet controls in the continent, focusing on what has shaped

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Detained Publisher Brought to Court in Handcuffs, Denied Bail

Detained Publisher Brought to Court in Handcuffs, Denied Bail Updated

🕔18:07, 13.Oct 2019

In an apparent move by the Cross River State government to humiliate him, Mr. Agba Jalingo, publisher of Cross River Watch, who had been arrested and detained since August 22, 2019 was on October 4, 2019 brought to court in

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Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists Class 2020-21 Open for International Applicants

Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists Class 2020-21 Open for International Applicants Updated

🕔18:05, 13.Oct 2019

Applications for the class of 2020-21 Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists at the University of Michigan are now open to international applicants. Applicants applying are advised to review the information for international applicants on available online at http://wallacehouse.umich.edu/knight-wallace/how-to-apply/international-applicants/ and if they still have

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