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Competition for the prestigious annual Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award is now open, with a special emphasis this year on environmental journalism The award is dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious young journalists, aged under 30, from countries with a Gross National Income per capita of less than $20,000. Judges look for stories that are […]

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The Editors Guild of India has expressed shock over what it says is the cavalier manner in which Uttar Pradesh Police is treating the mysterious death of TV journalist, Sulabh Srivastava, pictured, in Pratapgrah. Mr Srivastava, who had been threatened by the a criminal gang for exposing their wrongdoings, had recently written a letter to […]

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African journalists’ leaders have called on the African Union and national governments to institute a comprehensive framework for media freedom and quality journalism in Africa and launched campaigns in support of media freedom and the safety of journalists. The call came at the end of a two-day African Journalists Leadership’ Conference on “Building Stronger Unions […]

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    The new CJA President, Chris Cobb of the Canadian branch, pictured, has said he was honoured to be leading the association. He was elected by branches after the online conference in Delhi in March.     “The leadership of the CJA is a team, and its members bring diverse experiences and knowledge to […]

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The global pandemic’s collision with the information age has underscored the importance of good journalism. UNESCO’s Guy Berger urges the intergovernmental community to prioritise media freedom during this critical time. Who wants to know more about Covid-19 vaccinations? All of us. As citizens, we deserve information that has a bearing on our lives—we should know […]

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