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The yearbook of 2019

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OUR THEMATIC PROJECTS (in Swedish)

RTI HELPDESK

Offentlighetsjouren offers Swedish journalists help to access information.

HELPDESK ON HATE AND THREATS

Demokratijouren offers help and advise to prevent hate and harassment against journalists.

FACT-CHECKING

Faktajouren provides information and education on how to do fact-checking.

EU

A website with help for those who covers EU - both abroad and locally.

In Cambodia, CCIM strives to increase gender sensitivity and gender mainstream

Almost one year ago, in July 2019, Cambodia Center for Independent Media (CCIM) was one of the two local partners of Fojo Media Institute...

News Interest High, But Trust In Media Low – And Even Lower In Social Media

Can Southeast Asians trust less and less the news, as they consume more of such news, mainly in online venues? Can they turn to...

Somali women protested against offensive advert

In April, the Somali Women Journalists Organisation (SWJO) protested against an advert that contained criteria regarded as insult and discrimination against Somali female journalists...

Digital Learning Practice Inevitable for Myanmar Journalism Institute

With the escalation of COVID-19 pandemic, Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI), Fojo’s regional partner in Myanmar, closed down their office in Yangon on 25thMarch enforcing...

Zimbabwe: Media welcomes much-needed Covid 19 protective gear donation

Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwean journalists and media have welcomed the donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) handed over to the media organisations on Monday...

Rwanda: Fighting rumors and fake news about Covid-19

As the Covid-19 virus is spreading, rumors and fake news spreads along with it. Journalists need the right tools to be able to inform the general population while at the same time combating the spread of fake news.

Intense but gratifying: fact-checking during Covid-19 in Zimbabwe

ZimFact, the Zimbabwean fact-checking organisation, is working under extreme pressure since the Covid-19 crisis reached the African continent. Fojo spoke with editor Cris Chinaka.

Somalia: Radio is reaching even the most remote parts of the country

With the Coronavirus spreading in neighbouring countries, Radio Ergo is providing valuable information to listeners in even the most remote parts of Somalia answering...

Covid-19 Tracker to Prevent Pandemic Spread in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, a Covid-19 tracker has been launched by creative organisation Magamba. The tracker allows people to follow how the pandemic is progressing in...

Community media stops COVID-19 panic in Myanmar

Reliable information in local minority languages. This is the remedy used by the community media in Chin state to calm unrest and to make...

Visual report: The annual East Africa trip

This year was the third time Fojo, on behalf of the Swedish Journalism Foundation, organised a field trip to East Africa.

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