Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of press’

 
 

Avond van de Persvrijheid

Op 3 mei organiseren Press Now, Free Voice en RNTC de Avond van de Persvrijheid. Die dag is de Internationale Dag van de Persvrijheid. Wij willen u daar van harte voor uitnodigen. Het is een laagdrempelige ontmoetingsplek. Beginnende media professionals kunnen kennis maken met ervaren journalisten
De Persvrijheidslezing heeft dit jaar als thema ‘Openheid versus [...]

Author: Arif Kornweitz
Posted on: February 17, 2011

Internews

Internews is an international media development organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard.

Author: Atika Aafar
Posted on: November 10, 2010

Press Now

Press Now is a Dutch non-governmental organization (NGO) that was founded in 1993 by journalists, politicians and other involved individuals, who were concerned about the war in Yugoslavia. The organization supports  media freedom in various countries in the world. It is based in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
Press Now in recent years have been very active in Eastern [...]

Burma VJ

Author: Ivana Ivakic
Posted on: October 31, 2010

International Federation of Journalists

The International Federation of Journalists is the world’s largest organisation of journalists. The IFJ promotes international action to defend press freedom and social justice through strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists. The IFJ does not subscribe to any given political viewpoint, but promotes human rights, democracy and pluralism. The IFJ is opposed to [...]

Author: Ivana Ivakic
Posted on: October 31, 2010

World Press Freedom Committee

The World Press Freedom is an organization fighting against press restriction. It has provided leadership for more than 30 years in the fight against licensing of journalists, mandatory codes of conduct, mandatory tasks for journalists and other news controls.

Author: Ivana Ivakic
Posted on: October 31, 2010

Mano, W. (2005). Press freedom, professionalism and proprietorship: Behind the Zimbabwean media divide. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture November 2005, 56-70.

Mano, W. (2005). Press freedom, professionalism and proprietorship: Behind the Zimbabwean media divide. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture November 2005, 56-70.
This paper shows that the freedom of the press is undermined by the proprietors of private and public media. The article shows that journalists are willing to adapt to the wishes of their superiors. [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

The media and politics in Zimbabwe: Turning left while indicating right’.

Mano, W. (2008). The media and politics in Zimbabwe: Turning left while indicating right’, The International Journal of Press/Politics,13, 507-514.
This article gives insight in the way the ruling government uses public service media. The policies regarding media have been very strict and the national newsspace is now more narrow than ever. This research also looks [...]

The role of the media in Zimbabwe.

Chavunduku, M.G. (2003). The role of the media in Zimbabwe. The right to tell: The role of mass media in economic development. Washington, (pp. 281-290).
This chapter discuusses the essential role that independent media fulfil towards social development and economic growth in Zimbabwe. There is a historical section that discripes the role of the media after [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

Popular Reactions to State Repression: Operation Murambatsvina in Zimbabwe

Bratton, M. & Masunungure, E. (2007). Popular Reactions to State Repression: Operation Murambatsvina in Zimbabwe. African Affairs 106(422), 21-45.
This article includes a survey on some political changes in 2005 that narrow the freedom of press in urban areas. It shows that the repression the state uses doesn’t work effectively on all counts and there are [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010