Another wave of trials in Azerbaijan

15 December 2017 / By Reporters without Borders As Azerbaijan today begins trying a journalist who was kidnapped and brought back by force from neighbouring Georgia, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges the international community to take a firm stand with its government in order to get it to stop hounding the country’s few remaining independent…

Ensure Ethical Standards Of News Reporting Media Charged

14 December 2017 / By Anane/Sanah, GNA Professor Kwame Karikari, Chairman, Board of Directors of the Graphic Communications Group, on Tuesday said media reportage, needs to be objective, analytical and critical. He said it was also important that the media served all sections of the society, without tendencies towards unfairness and bias. Prof. Karikari said…

Amnistía Internacional se pronuncia sobre bloqueo de cinco sitios web en Rusia

14 December, 2017 / By http://www.diarioconstitucional.cl/ Amnistía Internacional se pronuncia ante la decisión de la Fiscalía rusa de bloquear cinco sitios web del movimiento Rusia Abierta, fundado por el ex preso de conciencia ruso y crítico del Kremlin Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Denis Krivosheev, director adjunto de Amnistía Internacional para Europa y Asia Central, declaró que “las autoridades rusas…

Russia’s Media Monitor Moves To Block Websites Of ‘Undesirable’ Organizations

December 12, 2017 / By RFE/RL’s Russian Service Russia’s Roskomnadzor media regulatory agency has begun blocking access to websites of organizations deemed “undesirable” by the Justice Ministry under a 2015 law aimed at restricting the activity of organizations the Kremlin accuses of fomenting political dissent. The regulator’s website on December 12 posted a notice that it…

Myanmar media urged to bring positive social change

December 8, 2017 / By Myanmar Myanmar media must act as the conscience of society and strive to bring about positive change, according to Min Jeong Kim, head of the UNESCO office in Myanmar. “We must bring people together, not tear them apart. We must open the doors to dialogue and peace-building, not close them shut,”…

Mexico Must Redouble Efforts to Protect Journalists

December 6, 2017 / By David Kaye, http://www.scoop.co.nz/ Mexico must take bold steps to address the violence faced by journalists, two human rights experts have stated after a week-long official mission examining freedom of expression in the country. “Violence against journalists has been a crisis for Mexico for more than a decade, and yet, despite the Government’s…

Gambia Takes Step Towards Media Pluralism in the TV Sector

December 4, 2017 / By http://www.foroyaa.gm/ On Friday, President Barrow inaugurated the first ever privately owned television station in The Gambia. This marks an important step in the development of the media in The Gambia. The public now has the choice to view the Gambian television station of their choice. Media pluralism is an important factor…

La presidenta del CAA destaca la mejora del pluralismo en las televisiones públicas locales

November 23, 2017 / By El Mundo La presidenta del Consejo Audiovisual de Andalucía (CAA), Emelina Fernández, ha destacado la sensible mejora en el pluralismo político en las televisiones públicas locales de Andalucía producida desde las últimas elecciones municipales. En su comparecencia ante la Comisión de Presidencia, Administración Local y Memoria Democrática del Parlamento andaluz…

Lombardi culpó a los ex dueños de Indalo de “no hacerse cargo” de sus obligaciones

November 21, 2017 / By Laprensa El titular del Sistema de Medios Públicos, Hernán Lombardi, reiteró que el despido del periodista Víctor Hugo Morales de la señal de cable C5N “no es una buena noticia”, y responsabilizó a los ex dueños del grupo Indalo de “no hacerse cargo” de sus empleados. “El grupo Indalo no es una empresa…