January 23, 2021
  • 3:25 pm Calling out Kashmir’s media silence
  • 3:45 pm Why state action is needed to protect media freedom
  • 4:22 pm CJA welcomes report on safe refuge for journalists at risk
  • 10:52 am Taking a stand for the safety of journalists
  • 10:59 am Commonwealth at the crossroads: Where do we go from here?

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

Kashmiri journalists protest against the internet blockade in Indian Kashmir in January 2020. Picture: EPA-EFE/FAROOQ KHAN. Journalist BILAL HUSSEIN tells Rachael Jolley why the international community needs to act. “The moment you talk about it, it makes a difference. It does make a difference. It does put a pressure on, because if nobody talks about […]

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Can Yeginsu, a member of the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom set up last year, says “concrete changes” in the actions of states are needed to reverse a marked decline in media freedom standards worldwide. The Panel’s core goal is to bring about a higher level of compliance by state authorities with the […]

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Applications for the Journalist Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism are now open. The programme, based at the University of Oxford, is one of the world’s leading schemes for practising, mid-career journalists to take some time out from their day jobs to explore journalism in depth. Most of the Journalist […]

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By Martin Plaut Raymond Louw – editor and campaigner for press freedom in South Africa and CJA stalwart – has died aged 92. He was a towering figure: brave and resolute in the face of extraordinary pressure from the apartheid state. He edited the Rand Daily from 1966 to 1978, a term which exactly mirrored […]

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Mihir Bose, Deepak Lalwani, Louise Tillin, Rita Payne.  For video highlights of the debate go to https://youtu.be/R90hGZJ7LDY By CJA Executive Committee member RAYMOND WHITAKER The 2019 election in India, the world’s largest democracy, would inevitably be seen as a referendum on the charismatic Narendra Modi, who took power five years before in the most “presidential” […]

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