The 12 Principles: A new code is proposed for freedom of expression and the role of media in good governance across the Commonwealth
April 10, 2018 – 4:10 pm | No Comment

INTRODUCTION
In 2013 member states of the Commonwealth acknowledged the ‘surge in popular demand for democracy and human rights’ when they adopted the Commonwealth Charter in the name of the people of the Commonwealth. The Charter …

Read the full story »
CJA News
CJA Events
Member Articles
Noticeboard
Home » Archive by Author

Articles by Cheryl Dorall

Tusa: If it’s not fun, what the hell is the point?
March 15, 2018 – 1:47 pm | No Comment

By Zina Rohan
“If it’s not fun, what the hell is the point?” John Tusa, speaking to the Commonwealth Journalists’ Association on 6th March, was talking about his new book Making a Noise: Getting it Right, …

Arrest warrant for Bangladesh editor
January 12, 2018 – 12:06 pm | No Comment
Arrest warrant for Bangladesh editor

The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) is concerned about the safety and liberty of one of its Vice-Presidents and Bangladesh chapter General Secretary Shyamal Dutta against whom an arrest warrant has been issued on account of …

The Maldives: Islamic Republic, Tropical Autocracy
November 16, 2015 – 3:36 pm | No Comment

The UK branch of the Commonwealth Journalists Association and Hurst Publishers and organising a launch of J.J. Robinson’s book,
The Maldives: IslamicRepublic, Tropical Autocracy
19 November 2015
3 – 5 p.m.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Room, Westminster Hall, Houses of …

CJA Newsletter – November 2015
November 16, 2015 – 3:24 pm | No Comment

Download the latest news about media in and about the Commonwealth …
 
CJA Newsletter November 2015 (1)

Professor Faber: An obituary
April 9, 2015 – 3:52 pm | No Comment
Professor Faber: An obituary

Trevor Grundy on the life of the economist and adviser to the Zambian govt whose negotiations on mineral rights saved that country a fortune in 1964
Born August 12, 1929
Died February 26, 2015 aged 85
Historians examining …

Outspoken blogger murdered in Dhaka
March 3, 2015 – 12:26 pm | No Comment
Outspoken blogger murdered in Dhaka

Statement from the Commonwealth Journalists Association:
Avijit Roy, a US-based blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death on the streets of Dhaka on 26 February by terrorists trying to stifle free speech. His wife and …

Privacy and Secrecy in the Digital Age
March 1, 2015 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
Privacy and Secrecy in the Digital Age

Commonwealth Journalists Association (UK) discussion on
Privacy and Secrecy in the Digital Age
Date: 19 March 2015
Venue: Senate House, Room G35, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Time: 6.30-7.30pm
No entry fee.
· The discussion will be followed by drinks at a cash bar (First drink free for …

Emerging Digital Democracy? Social Media and Sri Lanka’s Recent Presidential Election
February 10, 2015 – 12:58 pm | No Comment
Emerging Digital Democracy? Social Media and Sri Lanka’s Recent Presidential Election

// // // // = 0;}
if (ua(‘konqueror’)) {
return false;
} else if (m = u.match(/opera\/(\d+)/)) {
return (Number(m[1]) >= 6);
} else if (m = u.match(/applewebkit\/(\d+)/)) {
return (Number(m[1]) >= 412);
} else if (m = u.match(/msie (\d)\.(\d)/)) {
return (Number(m[1]) …

How safe is it to be a journalist in Pakistan?
August 7, 2014 – 3:30 pm | No Comment
How safe is it to be a journalist in Pakistan?

CJA member Ragasudha Vinjamuri reports on a discussion on the state of the media in Pakistan and how journalists are under increasing threat from militants.
Read her report here AV_CJA (2).
The discussion was held at the University …