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20.06.2017

A snapshot from the Internet Forum 2017

Intense discussions on fundamental questions regarding power structures and Internet...


12.06.2017

Ethiopia: Third Internet shutdown follows imprisonment of two human rights activists

ARTICLE 19 condemns the ongoing internet shutdown in Ethiopia that has paralyzed access...


26.06.2017

Latest Report by UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Freedom of Expression is a Landmark Document

“The digital access industry is in the business of digital expression (…). Since...


20.06.2017

Arrests, attacks & censorship: Free expression violations in West Africa triple in first quarter of 2017

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 9 June 2017.


The importance of an empowered African tech media

On 30-31 August 2015, ICANN participated in the 19th edition of the Highway Africa conference (www.highwayafrica.com), where the theme was “Journalism and the city.” Organized in partnership with the Department of Communications of South Africa, development agencies and media associations, the conference was located within the marvelous campus of the Rhodes University School of Journalism.

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Disruptive Technologies: Key Tools for Journalists in the Newsroom Today

In the last decade there has been a significant boom in disruptive technologies and the media industry has been most hit by the disruption economy. The rise of the web, mobile devices and social media has changed the way audiences consume and interact with news and in turn the way news and stories are told. As the world and technology evolves so must the tools journalists use to tell stories.
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