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Maintaining Media Standards Amidst Change

July 15th, 2015 | by EJC

In Indonesia, the media is controlled only by a few people, and the involvement of media owners in political parties undercuts the credibility of journalists. Leading up to the 2014 general elections, the Aliansi Jurnalis Independen expressed its concerns


Q&A: BBC’s Becky Palmstrom On Role Of Media In Disasters

June 30th, 2015 | by EJC

In response to humanitarian crises around the world the BBC offers what have come to be called Lifeline programmes. Kaz Janowski talks to Becky Palmstrom, a BBC producer who has been involved in making these kinds of programmes in Burma


Think Again: Somaliland And The Trouble With A Free Press

May 6th, 2015 | by EJC

The self-declared Republic of Somaliland, otherwise a veritable beacon of democracy and good governance in the Horn of Africa, is often criticised for its attitude to the media. Illegal arrests and detentions of journalists and editors are common; but maybe things aren’t as bad as they seem


Featured Tool: Dataminr

June 10th, 2014 | by EJC

In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. This article examines Dataminr


The Human Side Of Aid: A Story of Syrian Refugee

March 24th, 2014 | by EJC

We need to hear the voices from the ground in order to get a big picture. Boštjan Videmšek, an award-winning journalist and a foreign correspondent of biggest Slovenian daily DELO tells a story of a Syrian refugee who fled the ransacked city of Homs, Syria.


Radio Gafsa: A New Program For A Changing Society

February 10th, 2014 | by EJC

At the Tunisian state broadcaster, Radio Tunisienne, a fundamental transformation has been underway since the revolution that deposed former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in early 2011, Anne Bennet explains how the Swiss NGO Fondation Hirondelle has helped along this process


First Grenada, Now Jamaica, And Next…?

January 13th, 2014 | by EJC

IPI and its regional partner, the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), are currently leading a campaign to abolish defamation as a criminal offence in the Caribbean. Scott Griffen recounts progress and the road ahead



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