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Norway’s new strategy to promote freedom of expression

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Welcome to the launch of Norway’s new international strategy to promote freedom of expression 

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PRESS FREEDOM?

“What is press freedom? A study on journalism students’ perception of press freedom” has been published in Journalism Education, Vol. 10, issue no.1.   

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WPFD 2021 online protest: Defend press freedom and freedom of expression

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Online protest action to call to defend the press freedom and free Frencie Mae Cumpio. Sreenshot: Sanafe Marcelo

On May 3, the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) in partnership with the Journalism & Media International Center (JMIC) of Oslo Metropolitan University, and in collaboration with UNESCO Jakarta held an online protest action on May 3, World Press Freedom Day (WPFD).  

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UGANDA GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO PROMOTE PRESS FREEDOM

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The Minister of ICT Ms. Judith Nabakooba (Photo: Jill Ainebyoona)

Uganda’s Minister of Information, Communication Technology (ICT) Ms. Judith Nabakooba has pledged government’s commitment to promote media freedom in Uganda.

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UNESCO prize to Maria Ressa

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The Philippine journalist Maria Ressa receives this year Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom prize from UNESCO.

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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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A right to know. How can we ensure reliable information in times of crisis?

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The coronavirus pandemic has shown how crucial access to reliable information is both for each person’s rights and for the level of trust in our societies. 

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Peace journalism, 2nd session

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Kai Eide in a lively exchange with peace journalism participants.
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How to survive economically: Should we forget the fear of corona?

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Pathshala students and tutors

More than 40 students and photojournalists logged into zoom to meet JMIC safety trainer Abeer Saady Thursday last week. 

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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.