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Report finds at Least 250 Journalists Jailed Annually for 4th Consecutive Year

Report finds at Least 250 Journalists Jailed Annually for 4th Consecutive Year Updated

🕔15:36, 16.Dec 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, the number of journalists imprisoned globally for their reporting reached at least 250 annually with 98 per cent of them being local journalists, according to a report by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists

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New York to Host IPI 2020 World Congress

New York to Host IPI 2020 World Congress Updated

🕔08:18, 16.Dec 2019

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, will hold its 2020 World Congress in New York City in the United States. The IPI World Congress will be co-hosted by

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NBC Announces Plans to Issue 200 Broadcast Licences Updated

🕔08:11, 16.Dec 2019

The Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, has announced plans by the Commission to issue 200 new broadcast licences saying it was already processing 200 applications for licences to enable the establishment of another set

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Policemen Bar Radio Reporter from Covering Court Proceedings

Policemen Bar Radio Reporter from Covering Court Proceedings Updated

🕔07:54, 16.Dec 2019

On December 5, 2019, men of the Nigeria Police ordered Mr Aliyu Muhammad, a reporter with an Iranian radio station, to leave the Kaduna High Court premises, venue of the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria

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Coalition Condemns Sowore’s Re-Arrest,  Assault on Judiciary by DSS

Coalition Condemns Sowore’s Re-Arrest, Assault on Judiciary by DSS Updated

🕔07:50, 16.Dec 2019

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has condemned the violent re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare in the court premises describing it as “a gross desecration of the sanctity of the Judiciary and the judicial process as

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Call for Sessions Proposals and Pre-registration for World Press Freedom Day Conference 2020 Updated

🕔07:47, 16.Dec 2019

The United Nations Educational, Scientific,  and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are inviting stakeholders from across the world who are active in the fields of journalism, media development and freedom of expression, including freedom of artistic

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Reuters Institute Accepting Entries for Journalism Fellowships Updated

🕔07:47, 16.Dec 2019

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is seeking applications from journalists from around the world for its Journalist Fellowship programme, which will begin in October 2020 or January 2021 and last three or six months. The Institute offers

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World Press Photo Invites Entries for Digital Storytelling Contest

World Press Photo Invites Entries for Digital Storytelling Contest Updated

🕔06:27, 15.Dec 2019

The World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest is now accepting entries that include professional photography in combination with, but not limited to, audio and visual elements like video, animation, graphics, illustrations, sound or text from professional visual journalists around the

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 Entries Open for 2020 Hillman Prizes 

 Entries Open for 2020 Hillman Prizes  Updated

🕔06:22, 15.Dec 2019

Journalists from across the globe are invited to apply for the Hillman Prizes, which seek to honor investigative journalism and commentary that serves the common good. This year, there are six categories which include book; print or online newspaper story

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Entries Open for Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard  

Entries Open for Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard   Updated

🕔06:07, 15.Dec 2019

Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government is accepting applications for the Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States from journalists with at least five years of experience who are interested in sharing, expanding and researching public

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