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Semester starts – mostly online: The world is little on zoom

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Teacher of photojournalism Ellen Lande Gossner used recent examples from  international cooperation when she spoke about her experiences of teaching during the coronacrisis.  

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Journalist security

Corona safety for Arab journalists

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on screeen Hanene Zbiss 

ARTICLE 19 MENA (Middle East and North Africa) and Journalism & International Media Center (JMIC) organized the webinar “ COVID 19 and the challenges to journalism and ATI in the Maghreb region” 21 July.  

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Press freedom

CPJ announces 2020 International Press Freedom awardees

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Clockwise from top left: Svetlana Prokopyeva (Artiom Avanesov); Dapo Olorunyomi (Dapo Olorunyomi); Shahidul Alam (Shahidul Alam); Mohammad Mosaed (Farid Kamran Nia)

New York, July 13, 2020–The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor four courageous journalists from Bangladesh, Iran, Nigeria, and Russia with the 2020 International Press Freedom Awards. All four have been arrested or faced criminal prosecution in reprisal for their reporting. CPJ will also honor lawyer Amal Clooney with the Gwen Ifill Award. 

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Journalist security

Corona-webinar for Afghan journalists

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Abeer Saady, international safety trainer for JMIC 

Journalism & Media International Center (JMIC) conducted a webinar on Ethics and Safety when Covering the Corona Pandemic on zoom 17June, with experienced trainer Abeer Saady.

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Press freedom

Online workshop on press freedom at OsloMet

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Journalism students used digital tools to collaborate during the annual Rig on press freedom.

The Rig on press freedom is held at OsloMet every spring. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s project had to be arranged digitally, as the university was closed and the students were spread all over Norway.

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Photo journalism Students

Tipping Point 2020 Pop Up Exhibition

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picture from Tipping Point 2020


Photojournalism students from four countries launched their book and posters exhibition at OsloMet Sunday. 

The launch was streamed live to reach those who could not be in Oslo. The webpage went viral earlier in the week.

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Press freedom

PRESS FREEDOM CELEBRATED GLOBALLY

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3 May is the World Press Freedom Day. This year’s global theme, ‘Journalism without Fear or Favor’, provides an occasion to reflect on the importance of free and independent media, in particular in times of crisis, according to UNESCO. 

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Photo journalism Students

Photo lecture on how to cover corona

Fabio Bucciarelli on a zoom call
Fabio Bucciarelli sharing his experiences on covering the pandemic online

The Danish and Norwegian photojournalism departments and Canon invited students to the first photo lecture on Zoom with Fabio Bucciarelli last week. 

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Photo journalism Students

Editing in cyberspace during corona

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18 students of photojournalism from four countries in quarantine in Dhaka, Kathmandu and Oslo were part of a new type of editing workshop last week.

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Students win photo awards

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Hanna Kristin Hjardar photographed many lonely men in China 

Hanna Kristin Hjardar and Therese Jægtvik  received awards for their China stories in the 2019 Photo of the Year annual contest in Norway. The award ceremony this year was virtual, of course.