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Does media ethics extend to abuse of journalists?

Media ethics is usually seen to be concerned with the conduct of journalists and those who employ them and publish their work. But does it also extend to the conduct of those who attack them – and the social media companies that facilitate such attacks? 20 more words


In Ukraine, Fears of ‘Technological Terrorism’ Cause Free Expression to Decline

State of Internet freedom in Ukraine is a reflection of challenges brought to free speech and independent reporting under the conflict settings, explains legal expert Olga Kyryliuk. 1,345 more words


Ghana’s telecoms regulator descends heavily on local radio stations

October 1, 2017 / By News Ghana

More than 130 radio stations in Ghana are facing the wrath of telecommunications industry regulator, the National Communications Authority, for various infractions, a press release issued by the regulator here on Friday said. 527 more words


Rilwan's abduction and police accountability

Maldivian journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, known on social media as Moyameehaa, 28 years, is missing since 8 August 2014. He was last seen on the CCTV at Hulhumale’ Ferry Terminal in Male’ (at 00:44 hours).  1,072 more words

Maldives Politics

La comunicación es libre y plural

17 September, 2017 / By Antonio Pasquali, El Nacional

El título de esta nota reproduce el inicio del artículo 58 de la Constitución venezolana, la única del mundo en explicitar la esencial inherencia del pluralismo en la libre comunicabilidad, vale decir la inexistencia de esta si desprovista de aquella extensión. 1,980 more words

Media Pluralism

Netanyahu bans Al-Jazeera journalist from free speech event


© POOL/AFP/File | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to expel Al-Jazeera which he accuses of incitement

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has banned Al-Jazeera’s Jerusalem bureau chief from attending a seminar about freedom of speech, officials said, the latest move against the broadcaster by the Israeli leader. 193 more words

Geopolitical Influence on Media and Media Freedom in the Western Balkans

 DAVA Analytic Brief no. 3 by Nani Klepo, Guest Expert

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Introduction: A Troublesome (Media) Transition

Free media are considered as the fourth pillar of democracy, the watchdog that is essential for social progress and raising the public awareness. 1,732 more words