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11.10.2017

Gambia: Civil Society Organizations Present Statement to Information Minister

As the 28th of September marks the International Right to Know Day, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations presented a statement on the Commemoration of International Right to Know Day to the Minister of Information,...[more]

Category: Media Matters

04.10.2017

Ombudsman demands access to info law

GOVERNMENT'S refusal to publicly release the land resettlment list was criticised by Ombudsman John Walters on Thursday at the official commemoration of International Day for Universal Access to Information in Windhoek.[more]

Category: Media Matters

19.09.2017

Celebrating Universal Access to Information Day

This year SAHA is participating in two big events hosted on 28 September, Universal Access to Information Day.[more]

Category: Media Matters

19.09.2017

CPJ to release report on Cameroon's press freedom crackdown

New York, September 15, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent," on September 20. [more]

Category: Media Matters

23.08.2017

How Kenya became the latest victim of 'fake news'

Disinformation and "fake news" were employed to influence young Kenyans' vote during the elections.[more]

Category: Media Matters

16.08.2017

Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having its own set of unique challenges and advantages. [more]

Category: Media Matters

16.08.2017

Media Development in the Digital Age: Five Ways to Engage in Internet Governance

Introduction As early as 1978, Nicholas Negroponte the technologist and founder of MIT’s Media Lab, predicted a future where computing, printing, and broadcasting would converge.1 In the 1990s, as micro-processing power...[more]

Category: Media Matters

26.07.2017

Who owns the Media in Ghana ?

A lack of transparency and limited access to ownership information prevail in the media industry in Ghana. Conflicts of interest between media owners and politicians, and a weak regulatory system further pose a threat to freedom...[more]

Category: Media Matters

26.07.2017

New report examines the links between the right to information and fighting poverty

ARTICLE 19 and the Campaign for Freedom of Information have today launched a new report “Open Development: Access to Information and the Sustainable Development Goals”, which examines the links between the right to information...[more]

Category: Media Matters

19.07.2017

Senegal's new press code: One step forward, two steps back

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 12 July 2017.[more]

Category: Media Matters

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Monday, 06. November 2017
14:36 - World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development
Across the world, journalism is under fire. While more individuals have access to content than ever before, the combiantion of political polarization and technological change have ...