A tragedy for journalism
Kees van Baar, Human Rights Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, talks about how Sander Thoenes became the news instead of reporting it.
Syria: Dialogue in a country at war
Do we have more in common than differences? This question brought a Syrian-Arabic magazine and a Syrian-Kurdish radio station together.
Journalistic and leadership skills for women in Nigeria
Bethel Tsegaye from Free Press Unlimited co-facilitated a three-day training for 15 female journalists in Nigeria. In this blog she shares her...
Journalism through chat media
A story about how Radio Dabanga engages with their audience through chat media such as WhatsApp.
Iraqi women present dissenting views online
The online platform Takalami is set up by and for Iraqi women. Here, they find information relevant to them and talk about their problems and rights.
Bengali news for kids paves the way for fair education
Schools in Bangladesh have been dealing with exam fraude for years. Especially children with rich parents used to benefit from this.
Press freedom under siege- also in democracies
Press freedom and freedom of speech are rapidly declining, also in democratic countries. Time to intervene.
Albana Shala re-elected as chair of UNESCO's IPDC
Albana Shala got re-elected as chair of UNESCO's IPDC. We asked her to reflect on the past two years and share her ambitions for the years to come.
More and more women give colour to community radio in Bangladesh
Women in Bangladesh can work as a journalist at the community radio station in their own village, thanks to an education.
Mahrukh Jabeen on being a female journalist in Pakistan
“I didn’t know when I began working with media that I would be the first woman journalist in Pakistan."
Citizen journalism as a tool to bring stories from refugees
After following a StoryMaker training, Tafan Najat from Kurdistan made her first story about the change of clothing for women inside a refugee camp.
The Noken Women of Jayapura
Ully Taliwongso decided to make a number of programs for ROCK FM focusing on the production of Noken bags by local poor women in Jayapura.