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Swazi govt maintains tight grip on national broadcasters

MISA-Swaziland | Media Alert
August 26 2014

Swaziland minister for information, communication and technology Dumisani Ndlangamandla said the national TV and radio stations are primarily there to serve the interests of the state, reported daily newspaper… 355 more words

Media Alert

"Khaiyum on economists not being analytical". Letter to Editor (Fiji Times, Fiji Sun), 26 Aug 2014

“Khaiyum on economists (and journalists) not being critical analysts”
Letter to the Editor (Fiji Times, Fiji Sun, 26 August 2014)

Dear Sir

Mr Aiyaz Khaiyum has disparaged economists for not analyzing and critiquing party manifestoes and public policies, just as he previously disparaged journalists for not going beyond “he says this, and he says that” kind of superficial journalism. 323 more words

A0 2014

The Corporatization and Destruction of the 1st Amendment

© Josh Sager – August 2014

While relatively short on paper, the 1st Amendment was a revolutionary concept at the time that it was written. It represents the first time that a government imposed upon itself a legally binding restriction against interfering with the religious, ideological, or opinionated expression of its population; additionally, it guarantees the freedom of the press and the right of the American population to organize and petition their government for redress of grievances. 1,154 more words

Policy Discussion

Dijital Gettolarda Mahalle Baskısı

(Orjinali AGOS’ta)

Hızlı ve yüksek kalitede iletişim, yaşamlarımıza yenilikler katmaya devam ediyor. Lakin yeniliklerin bir kısmını değerlendirirken kullanıcıların ve toplumların dönüşümlerine de değinmek gerek. İletişim çağının kazanımlarından belki de en alenisi olan bireyselleşmenin toplumsal yansımaları gettolaşmayla birlikte yürüyor. 959 more words

Turkey

MISA condemns 2-year prison sentence for Swazi editor and human rights lawyer; expresses grave concern for the state of free expression and media freedom in Swaziland

MISA-Regional | Statement
July 28 2014

28 JULY 2014, WINDHOEK NAMIBIA – The Regional Governing Council of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is outraged and deeply saddened by the unreasonable sentencing of editor of… 761 more words

Media Alert

So this is democracy? Media freedom in Swaziland continues to come under threat in 2013

MISA-Swaziland’s Annual Statement on the Media for 2013

This article forms part of the Media Institute of Southern Africa’s report on the state of media freedom in the region in 2013 —  2,614 more words

Media Alert

PM Erdoğan’s jet

As Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan flies around on his apparently never-ending election campaign, the symbolism of “Erdoğan’s jet” and who he invites onboard is coming under increasing scrutiny. 625 more words

Turkish Media