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Women of courage

How do you heal after your loved one is killed for exposing the truth in a country with a supposed freedom of press? Two women share their stories. .…

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A dangerous profession

Journalists working in Pakistan face serious challenges – but their commitment is second to none.…

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Radio New Internationalist - Alternative radio waves

A test for any true democracy is whether or not people can hear, and be heard on, a diverse range of views. Paradoxically, while the Rich World wages war to bring its concept of democracy to the Middle East, it does nothing as its own minorities are marginalized by a shrinking base of media owners. While the United States media had some fifty major conglomerates in the 1980s, by the year 2000 just six corporations dominated.…

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Haiti: 1,000 dead, who cares?

A leaked email from a BBC editor highlights the Western media’s lack of interest in Haiti.…

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Where are the women?

Why is the media in Sierra Leone so testosterone-fuelled?.…

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Freedom of information and its discontents

How will Sierra Leone’s soon-to-be passed Act make a difference to people’s lives?.…

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Ratings v quality – time for the media to do the right thing

With education losing out to sensationalism, the current balance is all wrong, says Iris Gonzales.…

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Nigeria: media repression as security forces clamp down on 'guerrilla news agencies'

Accused of ‘sponsoring a guerilla news agency’, Nigerian Blogger,Jonathan Elendu, has been arrested and illegally detained by theominously named Nigerian SSS.…

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Radio New Internationalist - Sultans of Spin

Public relations experts are manipulating information in favour of companies, governments and the rich at blinding speeds. Many communities are so resigned to this spin-doctoring that governments and officials who get caught-out lying still get elected. While conservative organizations are permitted to tear away at the truth, ordinary people are left on the sidelines wondering what to believe.…

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Social Media, Anti-Social Ends

'Perhaps social media doesn’t kill people, it’s governments that kill people, and Western tech firms just follow the law. But whatever else you use Facebook or Twitter for, don’t believe the hype – they’re not your friends.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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