UNESCO: los medios sufren cada vez una mayor presión del poder político

10 may, 2018 / By La República Se presentaron las conclusiones del informe “Tendencias Mundiales en Libertad de Expresión y Desarrollo de los Medios”. Entre 2012 y 2016 se asesinaron a 530 periodistas. La Unessco presentó ayer las principales conclusiones de su informe “Tendencias Mundiales en Libertad de Expresión y Desarrollo de los Medios”. Incluye cuatro planos: las tendencias…

Hajia Hijacks Press Freedom

9 may, 2018 / By Gordon Offin-Amaniampong Freedom of speech means nothing to some people. It’s nothing to such individuals, but a piece of onion flash down the kitchen sink. If it weren’t so why would they have the gut to smack or assault journalists who are merely exercising their fourth estate duties? I call them…

The Predictable Season

9 may, 2018 / By Peter Gross Spring has finally arrived. The weather is warming, students are thinking about summer vacation, soccer fans are intently following the Europa League and salivating over the upcoming World Cup, and media watchdog organizations are giving us the customary bad news in their annual reports. The year-by-year downward turn…

Dr. Lloyd Amoah bemoans too much media freedom and too little social change

9 may, 2018 / By Zaina Adamu, Myjoyonline.com An expansion of an already-crowded media landscape has not been met with a corresponding increase in postive social and behaviourial change in Ghana, says Dr. Lloyd Amoah, Director of the Centre for Asian Studies at the University of Ghana. In a one-on-one interview with Joy FM’s Super Morning Show host,…

OSCE Condemns Belarus Freelancer Convictions

8 may, 2018 / By Emerging Europe Harlem Désir, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) representative on freedom of the media, has expressed his continued disappointment and concern regarding the ongoing practice of imposing penalties on journalists working without accreditation in Belarus. “This detrimental practice effectively bans journalists from reporting on issues…

UNESCO Launches Two New Global Reports

8 may, 2018 / By Government of Ghana Two new Global Reports by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) —World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development: 2017/2018 Global Report and Re|Shaping Cultural Policies have been launched in Accra. The two Global Reports were outdoored as part of activities marking this year’s World Press…

TVE presiona a sus redactores para que no vistan de negro en protesta por el bloqueo

4 May, 2018 / By El Confidencial El viernes pasado, un color dominaba entre los redactores y presentadores de Televisión Española. El negro. Y no era casual. Eligieron el luto para denunciar el “bloqueo y el secuestro” de la radio y la televisión públicas por parte del PP. Porque el día anterior, los populares torpedearon el relevo en…