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 …

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CJA welcomes Baroness Scotland with plea for media freedom
December 2, 2015 – 9:25 pm | No Comment
CJA welcomes Baroness Scotland with plea for media freedom

The Commonwealth Journalists Association congratulates Baroness Patricia Scotland on her selection as Commonwealth Secretary-General at the Commonwealth summit in Malta.
We welcome Baroness Scotland’s comments that the Commonwealth provides a real opportunity to invest and work …

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)

Fond admiration for ‘Mr Commonwealth’ at 90
June 8, 2015 – 8:04 pm | No Comment
Fond admiration for ‘Mr Commonwealth’ at 90

TREVOR GRUNDY pays a birthday tribute to Derek Ingram
As officials in London and Valletta continue preparing for the November 2015 CHOGM in Malta, friends and admirers of Derek Ingram -– the man known in media …

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

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Where now for the World Service?
May 15, 2014 – 11:23 am | No Comment
Where now for the World Service?

The BBC World Service, long admired throughout the Commonwealth and beyond, is going through drastic changes.
No longer an autonomous republic in the venerated Bush House, it has been absorbed within the domestic BBC, under new …

CJA statement for World Press Freedom Day, 3 May
May 2, 2013 – 12:33 pm | No Comment
CJA statement for World Press Freedom Day, 3 May

Vital truth: right to report the news is under threat
On this day, 3 May 2013, the Commonwealth Journalists Association stands united with our colleagues around the globe who work around the clock to bring us the …

UK plans for press regulation send wrong signal to the Commonwealth
April 11, 2013 – 1:39 pm | No Comment
UK plans for press regulation send wrong signal to the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Journalists Association urges the UK government and main political parties to reconsider the introduction of statutory controls to regulate the press.
Legislative measures include the underpinning of a Royal Charter by …

CJA Newsletter, Feb 2013
February 12, 2013 – 1:19 pm | No Comment
CJA Newsletter, Feb 2013

 
In this edition:
China – What next?; Sri Lanka – CHOGM; Pakistan – Malala say thanks; India – Changes to editorial priorities; Kenya – Safety advice; Nigeria – Unesco condemns murder of editor; Gambia – Open letter; UK – Role of African diaspora media; …