August 21, 2019
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  • 3:19 pm Journalists’ safety and media freedom both endangered in Indian election, panel warns

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

By David Page The London Media Freedom Conference, hosted by the British and Canadian governments, took place at the Print Works in East London on 10 and 11 July. It was extremely ambitious in its scope, with 1500 delegates from all over the world, and four or five parallel sessions running throughout the two days, […]

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Daphne Caruana Galiza. – Pic Reuters. Author: Malcolm Naudi  A former Chair of the Institute of Maltese Journalists (chaired the Institute for 14 years consecutively from 2001 to 2014). Former Deputy Editor of the Sunday Times of Malta.   The brutal murder of the Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, killed by a bomb planted in her car, […]

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  By William Horsley The big guns of the world’s media have found themselves at fault. At UNESCO’s Paris headquarters on 5 February, 200 senior media managers, editors and journalists from around the world, whose everyday job is to hold others to account, publicly examined their own record in standing up for the safety of […]

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Long-standing BBC editor Ian Richardson has exploited his wide experience of broadcasting and the Middle East to write his first novel, The Mortal Maze. A thriller, the book takes in terrorism, espionage, corruption, love and betrayal, http://www.themortalmaze.com/comments.html. Ian grew up in a newspaper family in rural Australia, but after the family business was sold, he switched […]

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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 together: “If you work together with people respectfully, you can bring about change. Human rights and development go hand-in-hand.” […]

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