Medios que dependen de Silicon Valley

27 December, 2017 / By Ekaitz Cancela La filantropía, muchas veces, se resume de la siguiente forma: un empresario acumula tan mayúsculo capital que distribuye cierto excedente entre la clase más baja para desactivar cualquier pretensión de mejora social. En lo referente al periodismo sirve para mantener vivas determinadas estructuras mediáticas inmersas en una crisis…

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…

Poland’s new PM sees punishment from Brussels coming

14 December 2017 / ByJan Strupczewski and Gabriela Baczynska, Reuters Poland’s new prime minister said on Thursday he expected the European Commission to launch an unprecedented punishment procedure against Warsaw next week after months of wrangling over the rule of law. Several thousand people gathered in Poland’s largest towns on Thursday evening to protest against…

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…

Who Owns the Media in Morocco? List Released for the First Time

November 24 / By Neaman Lerhmari, Morocco World News Rabat – Moroccan-based investigative media Le Desk has partnered with Reporters Without Borders to author a web-based report on media ownership in Morocco. The international initiative aims to bring more transparency to the Moroccan media landscape in an attempt to answer the age-old question: who controls the media? “Monitoring and ensuring ownership…