Tag Archives: Journalism

04May/21

Statement by Hon Dora Siliya MP Minister of Information and Broadcasting services and chief government spokesperson to launch the World Press Freedom Day

Lusaka, Zambia. 04 may 2021 /Press release/ —

STATEMENT BY HON. DORA SILIYA, MP, MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING SERVICES AND CHIEF GOVERNMENT SPOKESPERSON TO LAUNCH THE 2021 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY ON ZNBC TELEVISION TO BE BROADCAST ON SUNDAY, 2ND MAY, 2021, AFTER THE 19:00HRS MAIN NEWS
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03May/21

Speech by the media liaison committee chairperson Mr Enock Ngoma on the 2021 World Press Freedom Day Commemoration

Lusaka, Zambia 3 May 2021 — SPEECH BY THE MEDIA LIAISON COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON, MR ENOCK NGOMA ON THE 2021 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY COMMEMORATION; READ FOR HIM BY TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP ON MEDIA REGULATION CHAIRPERSON, MR ERNEST CHANDA Continue reading

03May/21

Zambia – 2021 World Press Freedom Day #PostForThePress

THE 2021 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY COMMEMORATION

Lusaka, Zambia. May 3, 2021 — The Media Liaison Committee, through its World Press Freedom Day local organising committee, is pleased to announce to all journalists, media institutions and other stakeholders that we shall physically commemorate this year’s event on May 3. In Lusaka, the commemoration will also involve a marchpast from the High Court grounds to the Freedom Statue.
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03May/21

The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists

UNESCO.ORG, 3 April, 2021 — There is nothing virtual about online violence. It has become the new frontline in journalism safety – and women journalists sit at the epicentre of risk. Networked misogyny and gaslighting intersect with racism, religious bigotry, homophobia and other forms of discrimination to threaten women journalists – severely and disproportionately. Continue reading

08May/17

Facebook warns of fake news danger ahead of British election

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – Facebook has launched a British newspaper advertising campaign to warn users of the dangers of fake news, in the latest drive by the social media giant to tackle malicious information ahead of a national election. Continue reading

30Apr/17

Comedian rips Trump at White House Correspondents’ dinner

Comedian Hasan Minhaj digs into U.S. President Donald Trump during the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which takes place without Trump himself. WHCA President Jeff Mason tells journalists “we are not fake news.”
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10Apr/17

Daily News, ProPublica win Pulitzer Prize for public service

Pulitzer Prizes announced for excellence in journalism and the arts.

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25Feb/17

White House bars some news organizations from briefing

The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday (February 24), representatives of the organizations said.

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16Feb/17

Newspapers ride ‘Trump Bump’

The Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading