October 15, 2019
  • 9:52 am Decisive break with the past … and little cause for optimism, says Kashmir panel
  • 1:54 pm How one journalist’s murder affects all of us
  • 12:03 pm Media leaders collaborate to take on fake news
  • 9:59 am Pioneering Zimbabwean author dies
  • 10:54 am Media freedom campaign impetus after swift proposals from legal experts

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

By Raymond Whitaker You can view edited highlights of the CJA discussion at https://youtu.be/Y6EjmwDZauM Kashmir has been a source of tension in south Asia since Partition in 1947. The mountainous Muslim-majority state has been the cause of two of the three wars fought by India and Pakistan, as well as numerous smaller flare-ups between the […]

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 By Syed Badrul Ahsan Journalists are an endangered species everywhere, not just in Asia or Africa or Latin America. There are a good number of instances where the media have been under attack or under threat in Europe. In the United States, the drumbeat by the Trump administration on fake news has had the extreme […]

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By Mahendra Ved  For long years, we complained of misuse of television and then, of the Internet. While this persists, now it is fake news. In a collective action that was long overdue, global news majors have braced to fight disinformation. It is essential for them if they want to stay credible and relevant in […]

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                                           By Trevor Grundy One of the most outstanding journalists and authors to emerge from southern Africa, Lawrence Vambe, has died at a  London nursing home.  He was 102, and until recently had been in […]

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By William Horseley, International Director of the Centre for the Freedom of Media at Sheffield University, and CJA-UK Executive Committee member The chairman of the UK government’s independent High-Level Panel of Legal Experts, Lord Neuberger, pictured, has outlined its ambitious plans two months after the panel was established at the London Conference on Media Freedom […]

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