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Students

A Global Pandemic and a Global Podcast

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In the middle of the pandemic three students started working together with Dr. PhD Maria Konow Lund, Associate Professor at Department of Journalism and Media Studies at OsloMet, on a podcast that explores the risks within journalism. The global Covid-19 pandemic was the spark that set the wheels in motion

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Photo journalism Students

Exhibition + book launch!

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Teacher Ellen Lande Gossner giving a celebration speech to her students.

The International Storytelling Program with photojournalist students from Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway has come to an end with the opening of the exhibition and book launch at OsloMet campus, Friday June 4.

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Journalist security

40 attended safety webinar in Yemen

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Dr. Ali Al-Burihy, Professor of media and communication at Sana’a University  

Sana’a University in partnership with the Cultural Media Center (CMC) organized a special webinar for Yemeni journalists together with JMIC 27 May 2021.  

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Press freedom

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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HUMOUR IN ISLAM

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Iranian scholar Dr. Mahmud Farjami spoke about Humour in Islam on zoom at OsloMet 12 May 2021.  

At the seminar he presented his soon to be completed research article, Self-Mockeries of a Mullah. A look on the humorous autobiography of Aqa Najafi Quchani (1878-1943).  He has continued his long-standing research into Humour in Islam in addition to presentations at conferences and teaching.  

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Press freedom

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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Press freedom

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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Trauma management for journalists in Asia

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Participants from 12 Asian countries attended an online workshop on trauma management from Kuala Lumpur 19 – 21 April 2021.  

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Press freedom

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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Human rights

China Bangladesh Norway cooperation: Sinophobia or Germophobia?

Robert W. Vaagan and Oona Solberg attended a webinar on 15.April 2021 hosted by China – South Asia Center for Socio-Cultural Studies at North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.