ABOUTThe NABJ Global Journalism Task Force exists to increase and improve black journalists’ coverage of other countries as well as the African Diaspora by strengthening resources, maintaining an international sourcebook and fostering the idea that reporters need not be foreign correspondents to cover news in the world’s 195 countries. The task force recognizes groundbreaking work by African journalists with the annual Percy Qoboza Award and provides opportunities for foreign coverage through the Ethel Payne Fellowship.
Category Archives: Press Freedom
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
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
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
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
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