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Photo journalism Students

Warming up in Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway

This year’s participants, teachers, mentors and alumni students gathered for an introduction day online, January 17.

Photojournalism students from Bangladesh, Nepal and Norway attended a digital “Sunday Session” this week to mark the start of this years’ collaborative Storytelling program between the three countries.

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Gender

GENDER AND JOURNALISM EDUCATION

In Depok, Indonesia: Participants from more than ten countries gathered to discuss gender and journalism. (Photo: Oona Solberg)
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Photo journalism

DOCUMENTING NEPAL’S PANDEMIC RESPONSE

15 Nepalese visual storytellers have been documenting how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected life in their country in “NEPAL 2020 The Year in Pictures – works by 15 photo.circle grantees”.  

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Journalist security

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY HOLDS A FOUR DAY SAFETY AND SECURITY TRAINING

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Some of the participants at the university after the safety training (Photo: Ephraim Bukenya) 

The Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University in Uganda, in cooperation with Journalism & Media International Center organized a four day webinar on safety and security of journalists from 7 – 10 December.

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Journalist security

Palestine webinar: Safety of journalists during COVID-19 pandemic

(PHOTO:) Abeer Saady teaching

More than 20 students and journalists participated in the webinar on the safety of journalists during the COVID-19 pandemic, organised by JMIC at OsloMet University and Department of Communication and Digital Media (DCDM) at An-Najah National University in Palestine on Tuesday 8th December 2020. 

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Journalist security Ukategorisert

Urgent Media Notice from IAWRT

Malalai Maiwand

The International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) strongly condemns the brutal shooting of IAWRT member Malalai Maiwand and her driver in Afghanistan.

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Photo journalism Ukategorisert

NEW GRANT FOR 2021

 photojournalistic student cooperation in Nepal in March
From the last photojournalistic student cooperation in Nepal in March 

Section for Human Rights, Democracy and Gender Equality in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given JMIC (Journalism & Media International Center) a new grant of NOK 5 million to continue the work to strengthen institutions for freedom of expression and democracy in countries in the south.  

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Photo journalism Press freedom

2020 International Press Freedom Award to JMIC partner

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Shahidul Alam

Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam receives the annual award of Committee to Protect Journalists 19 November. 

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Journalist security

Protecting Truth Tellers: Safety and Ethics of Journalists in the Pandemic

(Left to Right) Lynda Garcia-Catindig, IAWRT Philippines President, Jola Diones-Mamangun, IAWRT Treasurer, Abeer Saady, IAWRT Vice President. Violet Gonda, IAWRT President, Margarita Valle, IAWRT Philippines Vice President, Oona Solberg, Journalism and Media International Center, Gie Herrera, Radio Journalist, Sonia Capio, IAWRT member and Sanafe Marcelo, IAWRT Admin and Finance staff.

Journalist safety expert Abeer Saady stressed the importance of ensuring both physical and psychological health of media workers covering the pandemic in a webinar hosted by the Philippine chapter of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) 27 October. 

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Journalist security

IMPUNITY DAY

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2 November is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against journalists. Today starts the sixth conference about safety for journalists organized by the research group MEKK (Media, War andConflict) at OsloMet