Press freedom

Investigated the conditions of press freedom in five Arabic countries

Most of the participants during the trip to Battir, a World Heritage Site. Photo: Private

In December JMIC arranged the Rig on Press Freedom in Nablus in Palestine in co-operation with An-Najah National University.

Gender Investigative journalism

Women winners of awards

Hind Mafadhel together with Hamida El Bour and Karim Belhadj Aissa and Paddy Clouther in ARTICLE 19 (to the left).

The journalists Hind Mafadhel and Sameh Gharsallah received the awards of the ‘Investigative Journalism and Access to Information (ATI) Regional Training’ project in North Africa last week. 

Journalist security

Doctor in safety


Marte Høiby Friday 13 December 2019

Marte Høiby defended her thesis  “JOURNALISM UNDER PRESSURE – A cross-national study of antipress violence and journalist safety” at OsloMet 13 December.

Gender Press freedom

UNESCO reports presented in Asia, Africa and the Arab region

The participants at a conference on teaching gender in journalism and media studies in Indonesia in October, where also UNESCO´s work on gender was presented. (Photo: Satri Nugroho, Universitas Indonesia)

Journalism & Media International Center (JMIC) at OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University in Norway has cooperated with UNESCO about the presentation of four reports in seven cities around the world this autumn.

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Launched in the Philippines

Violet Gonda, president of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) with the book in Manila.

International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) presented the bookTransnational Othering – Global Diversities, Media, Extremism and Free Expression  during the conference Women journalists fight back! in Manila in the Philippines 7 November.

Gender Students

Student of climate change

I am Syed Muhammad Saqib, a PhD scholar at the Institute of Communication Studies, University of the Punjab, Pakistan and Assistant Professor at Department of Mass Communications, Forman Christian College Lahore.

War and peace

Doctor on South Sudan

New Doctor: Charlotte Kawesa Ntulume from Uganda

Charlotte Kawesa Ntulume from Uganda received her Ph.d. at the University of Oslo (Department of Media and Communication) 1 November.

Investigative journalism

Access to information and investigative journalism in Pakistan

Hundreds of people came for the the opening of the seminar Strengthening investigative journalism in Pakistan at the University of the Punjab in Lahore 14 October.

Journalist security


Guy Berger at OsloMet last week

UNESCOs new report Intensified Attacks, New Defences Developments in the Fight to Protect Journalists and End Impunity was presented at Oslo last week under the headline  #KeepTruthAlive  

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The Third Launch!

PHOTO (From left:) Bora Ataman, Baris Coban, Abeer Saady, Elisabeth Eide, Kristin Skare Orgeret, Mubashar Hasan, Afshin Ismaeli and Atta Ansari

The anthology “Transnational Othering – Global Diversities” was launched for the third time at OsloMet, during the 5th journalist safety conference organized by the MEKK research group in co-operation with UNESCO, Free Expression Foundation, JMIC and the Digital media research group.

At the launch, several chapter contributors as well as two of the three editors participated, and made short presentations of their own work.