November 21, 2019
  • 9:52 am Decisive break with the past … and little cause for optimism, says Kashmir panel
  • 1:54 pm How one journalist’s murder affects all of us
  • 12:03 pm Media leaders collaborate to take on fake news
  • 9:59 am Pioneering Zimbabwean author dies
  • 10:54 am Media freedom campaign impetus after swift proposals from legal experts

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

By Raymond Whitaker You can view edited highlights of the CJA discussion at https://youtu.be/Y6EjmwDZauM Kashmir has been a source of tension in south Asia since Partition in 1947. The mountainous Muslim-majority state has been the cause of two of the three wars fought by India and Pakistan, as well as numerous smaller flare-ups between the […]

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By William Horseley, International Director of the Centre for the Freedom of Media at Sheffield University, and CJA-UK Executive Committee member The chairman of the UK government’s independent High-Level Panel of Legal Experts, Lord Neuberger, pictured, has outlined its ambitious plans two months after the panel was established at the London Conference on Media Freedom […]

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Special Envoy on Media Freedom, Amal Clooney. 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 […]

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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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