November 26, 2020
  • 10:52 am Taking a stand for the safety of journalists
  • 4:22 pm Why state action is needed to protect media freedom
  • 10:59 am Commonwealth at the crossroads: Where do we go from here?
  • 3:49 pm Patsy Robertson, the dedicated link between journalists and the Commonwealth
  • 9:23 am We back Chin’ono

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

By Will Henley A leading author and historian on South Asia mounted an impassioned defence of the BBC Hindi language service at a CJA-UK event on 14 February 2011. At the launch of his latest book, India: A Portrait, Patrick French called on BBC chiefs to reverse a decision to ditch short wave broadcasts of […]

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By Guy Arnold On Thursday 13 January 2011, the Commonwealth Journalists Association hosted a panel debate and discussion of WikiLeaks and what impact such mass disclosures will have upon media freedom and governments in the future. First, there was broad consensus that WikiLeaks represents a permanent change to the way information is made available and […]

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By David Watts For once the ‘perfect storm’ cliché was apposite when members and guests of the Commonwealth Journalists Association gathered on 13 January 2011 to debate the merits and demerits of the WikiLeaks revelations. For red-blooded journalists who imbibed their mission of exposing malfeasance with their mother’s milk, the exposure of the perpetrators of […]

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The Commonwealth Journalists Association wishes to send its condolences to the family of the distinguished journalist and BBC World Affairs Correspondent, Brian Hanrahan, who has died after a short illness. Brian was a consummate professional – a quiet, modest person, he had an economy of language and the ability to get to the heart of […]

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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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