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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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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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

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Director of Afghanistan Photojournalists Association, Farzana Wahidy is an award-winning photojournalist, who was the first woman photographer to work for international news agencies.
Dr. Saumava Mitra has done a unique work of research on Afghan photojournalists.

In this week’s four day session on Peace Journalism with Afghan editors and journalists, the highlight was Thursday, when we had invited Dr. Saumava Mitra from Dublin University as well as  director of Afghanistan Photographers Association .

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Young climate journalism on the agenda

  To the right: Andreas Ytterstad, Head of the research group Media, Environment and Society – together with BBC journalists Josie Verghese and Nisha Kapur andAstrid Rommetveit from NRK.  

The conference ”Improving climate journalism, engaging the youth” was held online from OsloMet 8 – 9 October.  The research group Media, Environment and Society at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies hosted the two day international web based conference on how to engage young people by improving the practices of climate journalism. 

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