Gender Journalist security

Safety training for women in Tunis

From 14 until 19 October Kristin Skare Orgeret was the chief trainer of a five days “Training of Trainers” course in “Safety and Gender Equality” for journalists in Tunis inTunisia.

Climate change

Climate Change Journalism in Bangladesh

Mofizur Rhaman, a member of the MediaClimate network, and co-editor of the anthology “Negotiating Journalism: Core Values and Cultural Diversitiet”, defended his doctoral thesis “Climate Change Journalism in Bangladesh: Professional Norms and Attention in Newspaper Coverage of Climate Change” at the University of Bergen 26.10, as a part of the cross-disciplinary Climate Crossroads project.
Congratulations to Dr. Mofizur Rhaman!

Communicator of the year

JMIC staff Bente Kalnes has been awarded as communicator of the year by the Association of Norwegian Media Researchers. 


Fojo calls for international center against hate and threats

Fojo Media Institute presents a unique report based on an extensive study, financed by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The study proposes an international center for prevention of hate and harassment.

Press freedom

How media dealt with Afghanistan’s recent parliamentary election

Director of Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan has sent this article based on his observations of the Afghan parliamentary elections, which took place 20 and 21 October.

How media dealt with Afghanistan’s recent parliamentary election (pdf)

Climate change

Climate Change in haiku

In partnership with Datamation Foundation, India, JMIC will host a workshop in New Delhi on how to develop fruitful manuals for journalism education regarding climate change. Participants from many countries will contribute, and the workshop will also focus on the recently released IPCC report on the 1,5 degree target for global warming.


Read the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) in haiku poem:


News and misinformation


JMIC board member Kristin Skare Orgeret held a presentation about ‘The Role of News in the Age of Misinformation’ for Civic School of Political Studies in Thessaloniki in Greece in the beginning of October.