July 19, 2019
  • 2:11 pm Raymond Louw, an outstanding campaigner
  • 8:31 am In the path of India’s election juggernaut
  • 10:59 am How the Assange case highlights the public’s right to know, but also public trust in a free press
  • 3:19 pm Journalists’ safety and media freedom both endangered in Indian election, panel warns
  • 12:19 pm CJA Newsletter special – Remembering Derek Ingram

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

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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Julian Assange. Photo BBC   By CJA Executive Committee member, and Media Freedom representative of the Association of European Journalists, William Horsley The possible extradition of Julian Assange to face criminal charges in the USA following his expulsion from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London could lead to a dangerous precedent that would severely damage the […]

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For video highlights from the India Media debate go to https://youtu.be/RZ4zI-IACzE By Raymond Whitaker The traditional freedom and diversity of the media in India is under threat as never before from Hindu extremists who support the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and his Bharatiya Janata Party, the BJP. This was the conclusion of a panel of […]

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The Commonwealth Journalists’ Association (CJA) is proud to present a special edition of its newsletter to remember the contribution to Commonwealth journalism made by Derek Ingram. Derek Ingram (20th June 1925- 17th June 2018) was one of the co-founders of the CJA in 1978. The CJA thought it fitting to produce a special edition bringing […]

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