October 15, 2019
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  • 1:54 pm How one journalist’s murder affects all of us
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  • 10:54 am Media freedom campaign impetus after swift proposals from legal experts

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

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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The scourge of urban pollution. (Picture City Metric) Problems caused by air pollution in selected Commonwealth cities with populations of over 10 million  – Dhaka, Delhi, Gauteng or Greater Johannesburg, and Lagos – are being examined at a conference in London, bringing together civic and state leaders, scientists and other experts, to share political and […]

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Derek Ingram, whose journalistic expertise helped open up Commonwealth countries to the rest of the world. By LINDSEY HILSUM, Channel 4 International Editor, and an early protege of Gemini News. Derek Ingram, who has died a few days short of his 93rd birthday, was a distinguished journalist and passionate supporter of the Commonwealth. In the 1960s, […]

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INTRODUCTION In 2013 member states of the Commonwealth acknowledged the ‘surge in popular demand for democracy and human rights’ when they adopted the Commonwealth Charter in the name of the people of the Commonwealth. The Charter commits member states to democracy, human rights, freedom of expression, the rule of law and good governance, and recognises […]

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