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Citizens become change makers through digital storytelling in Zimbabwe.

06/15/2016

In Zimbabwe, mainstream media hardly report on local issues. Mobile Community Zimbabwe aims to change this. By training citizens on how to use mobile phones and to teach them how to report these stories.

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“We are the generation that is establishing the foundation for real journalism.”

06/10/2016

Following the revolution in Syria in 2011, several new Syrian media were founded on the grounds of producing professional and independent journalism. Enab Baladi is one of those independent outlets. 

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Journalist Khadija Ismayilova released from prison

05/26/2016

After 537 days in prison, the Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova was released on probation on the 25th of May.

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One kind of news is as bad as no news

05/10/2016

The need for reliable and diverse news-outlets serving Russian-speaking communities was the leading theme of the conference “The Future of Independent Russian-language Media” on 29 April. 

UN award for fellowship program in Bangladesh

05/03/2016

Today the fellowship program “Youth Women in Community Media and Journalism” received the UN World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2016 for Media.

By Kal for Freedom House

Press Freedom Monitor 2015

05/03/2016

Watch this animation of the Freedom of the Press report 2015, by Freedom House and Free Press Unlimited.

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29 April ‘The Future of Independent Russian-language Media’

04/08/2016

The University of Amsterdam, Free Press Unlimited and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands are organizing the conference ‘The Future of Independent Russian-language Media.’

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Drik official Irfanul Islam found dead in Bangladesh

04/07/2016

Free Press Unlimited expresses shock and disbelief at the brutal murder of Irfanul Islam, a team member of Drik Picture Gallery, one of our former partners in Bangladesh.

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