Category - media

  • August 26, 2017

    The Cambodian government should end its escalating campaign of politically-motivated harassment, intimidation and legal action against the media, non-governmental groups, and human rights defenders, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.

  • August 19, 2017

    The National Union of Journalists has called on the press watchdog, the Independent Press Standards Organisation, to carry out an immediate investigation into the prevalence of Islamophobia, racism and hatred espoused in the British press.

  • August 11, 2017

    My maternal grandfather was a news junkie. From the moment he would wake up in the morning, his ‘transistor’ radio never left his side.

  • June 14, 2017

    Arab countries engaged in a dispute with Qatar have shut down media outlets with links to or considered sympathetic to the Qatari government, Human Rights Watch said today.

  • June 4, 2017

    As news of the attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market broke yesterday evening (3 June 2017), I found myself switching between TV and radio news with a sense of horr

  • October 18, 2016

    Our bulletins service will resume shortly, after a period of adjustment following staff changes and additional pressure on resources.

  • October 7, 2016

    The closure of eight independent news and current affairs-focused TV channels effectively ends critical television news reporting in Turkey, says Human Rights Watch. The channels are among 23 television and radio stations reported by the media to face closure on the basis of a Turkish government decree.

  • September 22, 2016

    The Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) will hold a conference in Darlington on 24 September 2016.  Entitled Changing the narrative for peace - critical role of the media, the conference will explore themes of changing the narrative round peace, security and conflict, using both existing and new media.

  • July 26, 2016

    Amnesty International has expressed concern at reports that the Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 42 journalists.

  • July 22, 2016

    Students of communication and theology will address questions of media and globalisation and then explore how these relate to the theme of religion in mass media, as part of a global summer school held from 23 to 31 2016 July in Jamaica.