Turkish political culture may have never seen a very clear, ethical or sophisticated atmosphere, yet it has never ceased to be entertaining. That is, if you do not suffer the consequences of all the political turmoil and scandals that govern the daily lives of even the most ordinary citizens. 805 more words
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Parliament Thursday passed a law creating a government-controlled body with power to punish journalists and media houses for their reporting.In a strange twist, the House also passed a law which establishes a self-regulatory mechanism for the media, but puts a government-controlled tribunal on top of it. 417 more words
By Florence Gichoya
ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa recently launched a report on cases of human rights violations against journalists and media outlets across East Africa since January 2013. 741 more words
Source: Radio New Zealand
Papua New Guinea’s media are reeling from a crackdown by the Government as observers say media freedom is “non-existent”.
Three senior journalists were recently demoted by the national broadcaster, and a media adviser of the Sustainable Development Programme was deported last week. 541 more words
By MARK PEARSON, Professor of Journalism and Social Media and member of the Centre for Law, Governance and Public Policy.
AN historic congress of Timor-Leste journalists held in Dili over the weekend (October 25-27) voted for their first code of ethics and a seven-member press council. 430 more words