Regional Conference 2018
It has been an eventful 60 plus days of lockdown in India - one of the world’s largest democracies.
COVID-19 cases have now reached almost 170000 despite a very strict lockdown.
by Nupur Basu
African Women Journalist Forum gather 300 journalists in Casablanca, Morocco
Strengthening the capacity of African media to cover the subject of climate change
By Nankwanga Eunice Kasirye
IAWRT chapter heads join IAWRT Philippines online protest
The event was organized quickly following arrest of two IAWRT Philippines members on May 1
by Lynda Catindig-Garcia
A potentially ground-breaking case over cyber-attacks against alternative online media has been launched in the Philippines.
Janess Ann J. Ellao in Manilla reports that the case is over one of the largest denial of service attacks seen in any country.
A 6-Month intensive nationwide media campaign has been launched in Cameroon.
The #1Woman1vote campaign by Cameroon media women seeks to highlight the work of current female politicians and to facilitate media coverage for women running in next year’s local and legislative elections
From Patience Wirngo & Becky Bissong
Three women journalists are the 2019 recipients of the Reporters San Frontières Press Freedom Awards (RSF - Reporters without Borders).
Saudi journalist Eman al Nafjan, Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang and Maltese journalist Caroline Muscat, were awarded the prizes at a ceremony in Berlin, Germany. From Aber Saady and RSF.
Media experts from Canada, the Philippines and USA states - California, New Jersey, New York and Texas, presented methods for how to create and run a community radio station during a panel discussion and workshop at the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference on Monday, August 26 2019 at Salt Lake City.
by Nancy Cohen
"... Governments and technology companies alike are struggling to prevent and respond to orchestrated online hate"
Hate speech is a key element in many attacks on the media and individual journalists, so the responsibility of journalists to protect society from hate speech is also an aspect of protecting their own safety.
Links to two resources are here: the journalist's hate speech test and the UN plan of action.
She has rounded up her last lot of figures, put them to bed and retired.
By Kristine Ramm
Solveig Helvik spent 8 years producing accounts, for IAWRT- Norway and for IAWRT- International after a long career in broadcasting.