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OSCE called on Russia to end impunity on crimes against journalists

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) called on the Russian Federation to put an end to impunity on crimes committed against journalists, in time for the 10th anniversary of the late journalist Anna Politkovskaya of the Novaya Gazeta. 157 more words


#SaveOurSources event round-up

We’re pleased to say our #SaveOurSources event at BOM last Wednesday Wednesday (28 September) was a great success. Thank you to all our speakers and everyone who contributed to the event by asking questions in person and via social media. 716 more words


Anonymous Ubuntu Sources

When it comes to anonymous sources they play a vital and paramount role in the way a journalist brings something to light for the general public and in public interest. 997 more words


Taiwan's media: More reforms needed

Written by Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley.

The media are central in a modern, functioning democracy, facilitating dialogue, flows of political information, accountability, transparency and popular participation. Studies of the media system in Taiwan help us grasp the pace and scale of the social, cultural and political developments and gives us an insight into the changes and continuity in Taiwan’s position in relation to China and the rest of the world in the processes of globalisation and regionalisation. 775 more words


Why it took nearly a week to confirm the president of Uzbekistan's death

One might think clarity is important when announcing the death of your country’s president. Especially if your country is the largest in a powder-keg-like region. But in Uzbekistan—ranked 166 out of 180 in Reporters Without Borders’  468 more words

Are journalists personally afraid of a Trump presidency?

Are journalists personally afraid of a Trump presidency? That’s the suggestion of this Vox article:

In my experience, it goes yet deeper than this. Quietly, privately, political reporters wonder if Trump is a threat to them personally — if he were president, would he use the powers of the office to retaliate against them personally if he didn’t like their coverage of his administration?

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Filming in a public place? It may not be so 'public'

Be aware: places where the public freely go may not be “public places” in every sense  – if they’re privately owned, you may need consent to film. 20 more words