A regional workshop on the right to information with participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen has agreed to create a regional network of right to information activists. This commitment was contained in a workshop statement adopted by participants.
After the peaceful transition from dictatorship towards democracy, The Gambia has begun the process of developing a free, responsible and professional media sector.
In Myanmar, media outlets carry much of the responsibility for keeping alive the gender stereotypes and general gender inequality that pervades Myanmar society.
While the conflict in Ukraine’s east and the impact of Russia's information warfare on the media receives great attention, the achievements and challenges Ukraine's media sector are largely overlooked
Nepal's draft constitution would allow for 'far greater restrictions' on freedom of expression than is permitted under international law.
A series of principles establish a common stance on journalist regulation across the Middle East and North Africa and call on governments to reform rules.
The workshop’s 193 participants heard from international experts and local stakeholders about the benefits of the right to information.
The signing of the bills comes amid widespread violent conflict in the country and ongoing clampdowns on the independent press
After three years of political transitions, media across the Middle East and North Africa are still left with the immense challenge of reforming past institutions, laws, and minds. But what does it take to build the solid foundations that enable journalists to provide citizens with high-quality news and information?
After three years of political transitions, media across the Middle East and North Africa are still left with the immense challenge of reforming past institutions, laws, and minds. But what does it take to build the solid foundations that professional, independent media sectors depend on? In a series of three essays, three leading media experts...
Despite gains since 2011, media environments in the Middle East and North Africa remain some of the world's most troubled. A group of experts from across the region are calling for reforms of criminal restrictions on media content.
Stimulating meaningful debate; conveying complex information and opposing opinions; uncovering corruption and abuse of power. Journalists have no shortage of professional obligations. But can they really be expected to live up to them in the face of violent, political transition?
The Ministry of Information in Myanmar and International Media Support (IMS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 23 November
For the first time, Myanmar Journalists Network (MJN), Myanmar Journalists Union (MJU) and Myanmar Journalists Association (MJA), join forces in a campaign for new media laws that support press freedom
Human rights and media support activists in Honduras are pushing for passage of a bill that would provide security mechanisms for journalists in one of Latin America’s most violent countries