City University Calls for Applications for McGraw Fellowship in Business Journalism

City University Calls for Applications for McGraw Fellowship in Business Journalism

🕔15:27, 5.Dec 2014

The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism is calling for applications for the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center Fellowship for Business Journalism. The aim of the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is to support in-depth, ambitious coverage

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Nigeria Now Eligible to Join Open Government Partnership

Nigeria Now Eligible to Join Open Government Partnership Updated

🕔14:31, 5.Dec 2014

Nigeria is now eligible to join the Open Government Partnership (OGP) under the recently released and updated eligibility criteria for 2014. According to the OGP Secretariat, following the release of the updated Eligibility Criteria for 2014, many countries have seen their

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UNESCO to Host 2014 International Conference of NGOs in Paris

UNESCO to Host 2014 International Conference of NGOs in Paris Updated

🕔14:22, 5.Dec 2014

The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will host the 2014 International Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from December 15 to 17, 2014 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. The theme for the conference is, “Re-enchanting the World with the

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UN Secretary-General Calls on Governments to Condemn Violence against Journalists

UN Secretary-General Calls on Governments to Condemn Violence against Journalists Updated

🕔09:18, 5.Nov 2014

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern about the upward trend in the number of journalists killed in recent years and called on States to systematically condemn all harassment, intimidation and violence against journalists and

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UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally

UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally Updated

🕔16:06, 31.Oct 2014

The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has released its biennial report on the Safety of Journalists and Danger of Impunity which analysed and condemned the 593 killings of journalists globally and in Nigeria between January 1, 2006

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Martin Ennals Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award

Martin Ennals Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award Updated

🕔16:00, 31.Oct 2014

The Martin Ennals Foundation is calling for nominations of an individual or organisation for the award of its 2015 Human Rights Defenders Award in recognition of their commitment and ongoing efforts in the defense and promotion of human rights. The

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WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence

WAN-IFRA Honours Associations for Youth Engagement Excellence Updated

🕔15:59, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has honored 12 newspaper and news publishing associations as “Centers of Youth Engagement Excellence”. This was in appreciation of the associations’ long-term commitment of engaging young people with news and also

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WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

WAN-IFRA Calls for Global Effort for Journalist Safety

🕔15:58, 31.Oct 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has called for concerted global effort to end impunity for the killers of journalists and provide greater protections for media working in conflict areas. This was issued in a resolution on

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EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their Organisations must Drive the Future of Journalism

EFJ Study Says ‘Journalists’ and their Organisations must Drive the Future of Journalism Updated

🕔15:57, 31.Oct 2014

The European Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on October 7, 2014 released a study which highlighted the notion that ‘Journalists’ and their organisations must be the driving force for the future of journalism.’ The study on ‘Confronting Austerity: Financial and Employment

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Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship

Edetaen Ojo Nominated for Conferment with IIM Fellowship Updated

🕔15:55, 31.Oct 2014

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has been nominated  for conferment of the Fellowship of the Institute of Information  Management (FIIM) for his “exemplary performance over the years in the society and Industry”. This was

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