World Association of News Publishers


Media Freedom Committee

The chaos that followed the September announcement by Uganda’s government of sweeping changes to the constitution – including a new age-limit bill – led to the gagging of the country’s media. In a move of defiance, the Uganda Media Freedom Committee (MFC) wrote a strong statement in protest, which has been shared across a vast number of platforms.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-10-30 15:58

WAN-IFRA’s Media Freedom Committee, which sees professionals from four world regions tackling the media challenges in their respective areas, is busy boosting its activities for the upcoming year. Here’s a look at what the regional teams have been working on:

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Hedvig Lundstrom's picture

Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-11-23 16:25

WAN-IFRA partners from four regions came together in Helsinki, Finland from May 2-4 for the inaugural Media Freedom Committee meeting as well as to celebrate World Press Freedom Day in conjunction with UNESCO’s global conference. There, participants shared experiences and discussed the challenges facing journalists in their respective countries.

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-05-19 15:08

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