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IRCE And FOJO Publish Online Report On Exiled Media

IRCE And FOJO Publish Online Report On Exiled Media

🕔07:35, 10.Jul 2013

Inter-Media Research and Consulting Europe (IRCE) and FOJO Media Institute (FOJO) have published online, an in-depth report on the challenges and training needs of exiled media practitioners. The purpose of the report is to assess the status and professional, ethical

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IREX Releases Africa’s MSI 2013 Index

🕔07:28, 10.Jul 2013

The International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)  on June 27, 2013 released its latest Africa Media Sustainability Index (MSI). IREX found out that traditional media still remains the preferred source of news. By “sustainability” IREX refers to the ability of

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WIPO Adopts Treaty for Visually Impaired, Disabled Persons

🕔07:28, 10.Jul 2013

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on June 27, 2013 adopted a landmark new treaty that boosts access to books for the benefit of hundreds of millions of people who are blind, visually impaired and print-disabled. The treaty, approved after

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IFEX, HRNJ-Uganda Protest Police Attacks, Call End to Impunity

🕔07:12, 10.Jul 2013

The International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) and of its members, the Human Rights Network for Journalists, Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda), have protested against violations of freedom of expression and assembly in Uganda. In a letter dated June 6, 2013 to President

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Human Rights Court Orders Intelligence Agency to Release Information

🕔07:09, 10.Jul 2013

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the Intelligence Agency of the Republic of Serbia to release information to the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) on the number of persons, who were subjected to electronic surveillance in

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Journalist Wins Young Environmental Media Award, Tours US

🕔06:59, 10.Jul 2013

A Nigerian radio journalist, Ms Ugochi Anyaka, has been awarded the second Young Environmental Journalist Award by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – for her report Saving the Trees for Paper Briquettes on her radio show ‘Green Angle’. The piece,

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G8 Declares Transparency a Vital Driver for Promoting Good Governance

🕔06:58, 10.Jul 2013

Members of the G8 at their 39th summit held in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland on June 17 and 18, 2013 declared that fair taxes, increased transparency and open trade are vital drivers for promoting good governance. The summit with the

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Telkom – Highway Africa New Media Awards 2013 Calls for Nominations

🕔06:54, 10.Jul 2013

The 17th Annual Highway Africa conference is calling for nominations for the Telkom – Highway Africa New Media Awards. The award scheduled to hold during the Highway Africa Conference from September 1-2, 2013 at Rhodes University, South Africa is set

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World Experts to Raise Awareness on Role of ICT in Social Transformations

🕔06:51, 10.Jul 2013

World leading experts in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) will hold a meeting in Riga, Latvia, on October 16 and 17, 2013 to raise awareness about the role of technology in social transformations.  The meeting with the theme ”The Global

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Council on Freedom of Information Honours Open Government Champions

🕔06:48, 10.Jul 2013

The Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information (CCFOI) on June 19, 2013 honoured three advocates of open government and three investigative journalists at its annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut. The Champion of Open Government Award was presented to two former

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