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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

    The new CJA President, Chris Cobb of the Canadian branch, pictured, has said he was honoured to be leading the association. He was elected by branches after the online conference in Delhi in March.     “The leadership of the CJA is a team, and its members bring diverse experiences and knowledge to […]

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The global pandemic’s collision with the information age has underscored the importance of good journalism. UNESCO’s Guy Berger urges the intergovernmental community to prioritise media freedom during this critical time. Who wants to know more about Covid-19 vaccinations? All of us. As citizens, we deserve information that has a bearing on our lives—we should know […]

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Rozina Islam taken to court in Dhaka, accused of trying to steal government documents. Picture courtesy of Dhaka Tribune. SYED BADRUL AHSAN attacks the oppression of journalists in Bangladesh Rozina Islam’s confinement at the Ministry of Health for more than five hours was an assault on all journalists in the country. It was at the […]

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Narendra Modi: The Yogi of Populism, by Mihir Bose    If political populism was an international sport, Narendra Modi would have to be given a handicap, writes MARTIN LUMB. Seizing on what his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has decried as the corruption, inertia and nepotism of the post-colonial era, he’s fed an eager populace  with a […]

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“Do Not Disturb”, by Michaela Wrong an investigative journalist, is the book that every reporter should read who plans to cover the Commonwealth summit in Kigali. She has been writing about central Africa from Eritrea to the Congo for 20 years, for the Financial Times among others. She tears away the veils of propaganda which […]

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