Category Archives: Press Freedom

Deadline is December 1 for NABJ workshop proposals!

The NABJ Global Journalism Task Force is seeking ideas for its International Day at the 2014 NABJ Summer Convention in Boston! Please send ideas to NABJ Global Journalism Chairs Rochelle Riley and Jeff Ballou for dissemination to the membership. ( … Continue reading

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IPI Releases Caribbean Mission Report

VIENNA, Oct 15, 2012 – The International Press institute (IPI) today released a final report on its June mission to four Caribbean countries, cautiously welcoming progress in three of them toward the repeal of criminal defamation and insult laws but … Continue reading

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Bad News Out of Ethiopia

Charlayne Hunter-Gault alerts us in The Root to news that Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Read more at http://www.theroot.com/views/ethiopian-journalist-gets-18-years-prison?wpisrc=root_more_news Please follow and like us:

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NABJ Honors Ghanaian Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas with Percy Qoboza Award

WASHINGTON, DC (May 22, 2012) – The Board of Directors of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has selected Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas for this year’s Percy Qoboza Award. The honor will be recognized during NABJ’s 37th Annual Convention and Career Fair, … Continue reading

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IPI calls for look at news raid; asks for meetings

The Austria-based International Press Institute (IPI) in an open letter — cosigned by three US-based journalists’ associations — is urging Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs to work more closely with Newsday and TV 6 in their investigations. The open letter regarding the … Continue reading

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