October 15, 2019
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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

By Will Henley The BBC World Service will continue to be “a motivating force” in the world despite budget cuts of close to 25 per cent, hundreds of jobs losses and the cancelling of language services, its director has insisted. Peter Horrocks, addressing an audience of over a hundred at a CJA-UK gathering in Westminster […]

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By Jim Edwards The chair of the Commonwealth Journalists Association (UK), Rita Payne, organised a highly successful forum on the future of the BBC World Service in a committee room at the House of Commons in London on Monday 29th November. The chairman was the International Director of the Centre for Freedom of the Media […]

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Want to help save the BBC World Service? Sign up for the online petitiion to Downing Street by visiting http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/savews

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The UK branch of the Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA-UK) has discussed with a small group of Gambian media-connected professionals the ‘climate of fear’ that has existed for the last 16 years in the independent media in that country. This meeting, held in London recently, ended with a call for the Gambia to be reinstated on […]

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JUSTIN WINTLE, historian and author of several books including Perfect Hostage, a biography of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, on the public discussion on a potential superpower’s search for global influence. On 30 September 2010, the Commonwealth Journalists’ Association (UK) convened a well-attended meeting in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Room (an annex […]

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