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Archive for May, 2012

May 30

Doha scholarships available until May 29

Press Release: Application Process for CCMP Fellowship programme 2012 is now open until closing on 29 May, 2359 GMT.

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) is proud to announce the launch of a Fellowship program that will send journalists to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha (COP18) in late 2012. The Fellowships are open predominantly to journalists from developing countries, but journalists from the US and Russia are also welcome to apply.

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May 30

New RSF Leadership

The Reporters Without Borders board of governors, chaired by Dominique Gerbaud, announces the appointment of French journalist Christophe Deloire to succeed Jean-François Julliard as Reporters Without Borders director-general. He will take up the post in July.

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May 15

More Brutal Attacks on Journalists in Mexico

Not a day goes by without some new horror in Mexico. The media have again been targeted in with armed attacks on two newspapers in the past four days and, a week ago, the murder of a former reporter who was supporting a presidential candidate’s campaign. Will it be possible to hold normal elections on 1 July amid such violence?

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May 11

CTA announces ACP Media Competition on Value Chains

 

 

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) in collaboration with its national, regional and international partners is delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Media Competition on value chains

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May 04

New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies

The calls for more are many! More transparency, more consultation, more inclusion, more vigilance, more honesty and integrity!

The calls are not new, but many of the voices are. They come through social media, talk shows, letters to the editors, cries for justice in far-flung communities and many other forms.

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May 02

IPI Caribbean Missions to Focus on Abolishing Criminal Defamation

VIENNA, Apr 18, 2012 – The International Press Institute (IPI) today announced it will conduct missions to four Caribbean countries this summer as the next step in an ongoing effort to abolish criminal defamation laws in the region.

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