PBS’ updated editorial standards address inclusivity, social media use

21 June, 2018 / By Dru Sefton, current.org Revamped editorial standards for PBS emphasize inclusive content and fine-tune guidelines for the network’s social-media messaging. The standards govern “everyone who creates, evaluates, or oversees content for PBS,” according to the 14-page document. The revised rules, which took a year to craft, were approved by the PBS Board…

El ‘procés’ dinamita el Consejo Audiovisual de Cataluña

October 22, 2017 / By El Confidencial Tensión máxima en el Consejo Audiovisual de Cataluña (CAC). El regulador audiovisual catalán responsable de velar, entre otras cosas, por el pluralismo en los medios catalanes, vive su particular Vietnam a cuenta de las últimas votaciones relativas a las actuaciones de TV3 y Catalunya Ràdio durante el desafío independentista. El CAC, que depende directamente…

NCA Invites New Applications For Revoked Radio Authorisations

October 20, 2017/ By Modern Ghana The Communications Minister has said the authorisations of radio stations that were revoked recently by the National Communications Authority (NCA) will be re-issued to new applicants. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful made the revelation on Thursday, October 19, 2017 when she appeared before Parliament to justify the recent revocation by the NCA.…

Pluralismo selectivo

October 5, 2017/ By Danny Gonzalo Monsálvez A. La controversia producida entre la candidata Beatriz Sánchez y el ex ministro de la dictadura Sergio Melnick, ha puesto nuevamente en el tapete de la discusión el tema de la responsabilidad de los civiles que participaron de la dictadura de Pinochet. Pero no se trata de cualquier civil,…

Stand up against attacks on India’s pluralism, for Lankesh

September 7, 2017/  By The Straits Times The most recent murder of one of India’s prominent journalists, Ms Gauri Lankesh – shot at close range in the chest and head by motorbike-riding gunmen in front of her home in Bangalore on Tuesday – is symptomatic of a larger climate of politically-motivated attacks on journalists asking…

¿Y la libertad de expresión?

August 27, 2017/ By El Universal La libertad de expresión es un derecho universal del cual todos gozamos y que incluye el derecho a mantener una opinión sin interferencia, así como la libertad para buscar, recibir y difundir información e ideas mediante cualquier medio de comunicación, tal como lo establece la Declaración Universal de los…

Rupert Murdoch’s Sky takeover has been denied for now – but the plurality of our media is still at risk

June 29, 2017 / by Neena Gill, The Independent. Even though phone-hacking is now a dark part of its history, Murdoch’s media empire continues to churn out partisan and sometimes highly abusive content.   One of the things that makes me proud to be British is our freedom to feel, think and say largely whatever we…

European media plurality at risk

June 2, 2017/ By New Europe Media plurality in Europe is at risk, according to the latest Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM) report by The Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom’s (CMPF). The analysis assessed risks to media plurality in the EU, Turkey and Montenegro using data gathered over the year of 2016. Cyprus, Italy and Norway were…