Intensify fight against corruption – Akufo-Addo charges media

13th January, 2015/ By Ghana Web Nana Akufo-Addo, the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has encouraged the media to intensify their reportage on corruption and expose officials to help the country reduce the canker to its barest minimum. According to Akufo-Addo, the media should support and collaborate with the party to wage…

Five reasons why media monopolies flourish in India

12th January, 2015 / By Samarika Kumar The laws that could prevent such monopolies are either limited or absent. While walking to work one day, I saw an advertisement for CNBC-TV18 proclaiming, “We have stood for Indian business news. We stand for an India that means business.” With the Reliance takeover and editorial tutoring of…

Medios digitales y el pluralismo en los medios de Chile

12 January, 2015 / By Por Nicolás Del Valle O. El Ciudadano. La iniciativa Europea de crear instituciones comunes para discutir qué entendemos, cómo medimos y cuáles son las políticas sobre la comunicación, ha sido recientemente apoyada por UNESCO para América Latina, cuestión no menor al pensar a Chile en el contexto regional. ¿Necesitamos una institución independiente…

La comision europea avala la forma de eleccion del presidente de RTVE

09 January, 2014 / By http://www.teinteresa.es/, Madrid Bruselas no ve ninguna objeción al actual sistema de nombramiento del presidente de RTVE que introdujo el Gobierno de Mariano Rajoy al comienzo de esta legislatura y que acabó con la necesidad de un acuerdo entre PP y PSOE para la renovación parlamentaria por mayoría cualificada. El Ejecutivo comunitario…

Stopping the deterioration of press freedom

4 January 2014 / By Nils Muižnieks New Europe Online While thugs threaten journalists safety, courtrooms are used to muzzle them My Office received an email from prominent Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova. She pleaded for the case of a fellow Azerbaijani journalist sentenced to eight years in prison on trumped up charges. A few hours later,…