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

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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The Commonwealth Journalists Association deplores the planned closure of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London. We share the values of the Institute in its promotion of civic society organisations, academic excellence, free speech and democratic development in Commonwealth countries.  A free media is at the core of those values, and the […]

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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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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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