Browsing the "Media Freedom" Tag

The Philippines: Dead Air

February 15th, 2016 | by EJC

The Philippines is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist, especially if you’re in talk radio


Key Debates On ‘Soft Censorship’

December 16th, 2015 | by EJC

To explore key debates on soft censorship and how it impacts media freedom, CIMA and WAN-IFRA held an online debate on 9 December 2015. Valeria Sinden summarised the discussion


Critical Media Under Fire In Serbia

November 24th, 2015 | by EJC

Restrictions on media freedom are becoming more and more common in Serbia. Dragan Janjić interviewed Vukašin Obradović, president of the Association of Independent Journalists of Serbia, to find out more


Learning Lessons From Jordan’s Website Licensing Law

August 5th, 2015 | by EJC

Jordan requires news websites to register with the government and be headed by an editor who is a member of the journalists' syndicate. Depending on which side of this controversial measure you stand on, the provision of the Press and Publications law is either a bold move to improve professionalism in the burgeoning online media, or a not-so-subtle effort to strengthen political control over what is reported - and by whom


Syrian Journalists Say Islamic State Changed The Rules In Aleppo

March 4th, 2015 | by EJC

Syria is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, particularly under areas controlled by the Islamic State. Joanna Paraszczuk reveals the harsh conditions faced by local reporters forced to operate under the rule of the extremist Islamist group


Why Journalists Can Still Trust Tor

October 24th, 2013 | by EJC

Despite the Silk Road bust, the Freedom Hosting attack, and even the latest Snowden scoop, Tor is still one of the most reliable tools for anonymity online. Lauren Kirchner explains why


Featured Tool: Ushahidi

April 5th, 2013 | by EJC

In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of freely available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. We focus on 'Ushahidi' in this article



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