Digital storytelling was the main topic at the Cairo Media Conference held at the American University in Cairo on April 3rd and 4th. Continue reading “Second Cairo media conference”
After six weeks in the field students from Nepal, Bangladesh, Norway and China are heading home with the luggage full of new images. Continue reading “Students from four countries visualizing China”
Joseph Stiglitz was one of the key speakers at the 3rd Making Transparency Possible conference – Interdisciplinary dialogues 2019 which took place at OsloMet Monday 18 March. Continue reading “Making transparency possible”
JMIC Director Elisabeth Eide made a presentation about freedom of expression and media freedom in Egypt in the Norwegian Parliament Tuesday 15 January.
The closing ceremony of the program “Investigative journalism and access to information” took place in Tunis 13 December. Continue reading “Closing of the program on “Investigative journalism and access to information””
Universitas Indonesia and JMIC have cooperated on the first safety and security training for journalist trainers in Jakarta 23 and 24 November.
This is JMIC´s first training on this level. Some of the participants also participated in a larger regular 4-day training in how to work in hostile environment 19 – 22 November. See the video here:
Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam was released from jail after more than 100 days behind bars this week.
He has been under medical observation and is still going through check-ups, according to his colleagues in Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute in Dhaka.
Anne Hege Simonsen, the head of the JMIC board, was part of a jury judging short documentaries in Morocco this week.
The screening took place is Institut Supériur de l´Information et de la Communication (ISIC) in Rabat.
She also held a Master class for ISIC students enrolled in the Migration and Media Masters.
The 4th annual conference on the Safety of Journalists was held at Oslo Metropolitan University 5 – 6 November under headline “the chilling effects”.
Guy Berger, Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development in UNESCO in Paris, spoke about “From global norms to national mechanisms for protecting journalists”. Continue reading “Chilling effects”