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THE MAKING OF A MEDIOCRE REGIME, AND THE RETURN OF A THRIVING TALENT OF SYCOPHANCY.

The recent shutdown of four major TV stations, belonging to three topmost media houses in the country, due to a digital migration dispute exposes the Jubilee government’s incompetency in safeguarding the citizens’ interests. 1,693 more words

POLITICS

Killing of yet another journalist in Ukraine a gruesome reminder of alarming safety situation for journalists, OSCE Representative says

VIENNA, 1 March 2015 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today said that the death of Sergei Nikolayev, a photojournalist with the Ukrainian newspaper Segodnya, in eastern Ukraine shows the need for urgent efforts to ensure journalists’ safety in conflict zones. 150 more words

Politics

WHY PRESIDENT UHURU SHOULD SACK HIS CONSTITUTIONAL ADVISERS

Once again, the Kenyan courts have proved that they will not relent in their quest to ensure that the rule of law is upheld and that the rights of citizens are jealously protected. 1,005 more words

POLITICS

Media freedom on decline worldwide. Bangladesh's position unchanged

13 February 2015 / By Staff Correspondant The Daily Star

Bangladesh’s position remained unchanged at 146 among 180 countries in this year’s World Press Freedom Index. 307 more words

Media Freedom

Challenges for the New Government in Reforms for Good Governance

Extracts from Sunday Island
February 15, 2015

By Ranjith Withana, former UN Advisor and SLAS Officer

Good Governance is a term broadly used to describe how public institutions should conduct public affairs and manage public resources with transparency and due accountability. 845 more words

Journalist Stabbed to Death in Istanbul Because of a Snowball!

Journalist Nuh Koklu had been playing snow fight with his friends on the evening of February 18 in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district when he was going back home from Homeland Security Bill sit-in that ended earlier at Kadıköy’s ‘Bull Square’. 451 more words

Turkey

Dispatches: Jailing the Philippines’ Elusive Journalist Killers

News Release
Dispatches: Jailing the Philippines’ Elusive Journalist Killers

Carlos Conde

Media freedom advocates in the Philippines scored a rare victory when a court convicted an alleged gunman in the killing of broadcaster  305 more words