Passing the torch

19 june, 2018 / By manilastandard.net In April 2018, Reporters Without Borders released the latest results of the World Press Freedom Index, a survey that assessed the level of press freedom in 180 countries. The index measures perceptions of freedom in terms of the level of pluralism, media independence, the environment and self-censorship, legal framework,…

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The selfish giants

19 june, 2018 / By Laura Basu, newint.org So many voices online. Surely that means more diversity and media democracy? Not really, explains Laura Basu The rise of the internet and social media has been accompanied by optimistic claims that the new technologies are leading to a great democratization of the media. After all, now anyone…

Media pluralism and democracy in EU countries

21 may, 2018 / By jodi.graphics Share of people saying that media in their country doesn’t provide a diversity of views and opinions (%) – 2016 Two-thirds of respondents agree that their national media provide a diversity of views and opinions The majority of respondents (66%) agree their national media provide a diversity of views…

Media freedom in Montenegro: a survey of publications

21 September, 2017 / By rcmediafreedom The media sector in Montenegro is characterised by strong political polarisation. The few examples of non-aligned investigative journalism are subject to both direct and indirect pressure by the financial and political powers in the form of legal actions and, in the worst cases, of physical attacks to reporters and their property. The…

BOLIVIA: Mucha sangre y poco pluralismo | Los Tiempos

November 17, 2016/ By Entorno Inteligente La información veraz y oportuna es una función obligatoria que los Estados delegan a los medios de comunicación y sus periodistas. Los medios privados cumplen sus actividades dentro las reglas del mercado. Lo político no es ajeno a sus formas y contenidos informativos. La difusión de sus noticias es…

CIDH: Relator aboga por pluralismo y tolerancia

August 26,2016/ By Correo del Sur El relator especial para la libertad de expresión de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), Edison Lanza, que esta semana visita Bolivia, escribió en su cuenta de Twitter que “la democracia requiere pluralismo ideológico, político y tolerancia a todo tipo de…

Manage religious pluralism to promote peace – Rev Asante

June 25, 2016/ By Graphic Online He said, irrespective of the beneficial role religion played in the management of conflicts, particularly, violent conflicts in a nation to enhance peace and security, it could also become a source of violent conflicts and national insecurity if religious pluralism was not managed effectively. He noted that religion could…