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It all starts with the Youth

It all starts with the Youth

Fojo-IMS supports a 12 month Media Literacy Empowerment project targeting high school students across Ethiopian regions.

Nardos Shitaye, 19, was sitting at the table scanning her Telegram updates over her phone when it rang. It was from her school, asking if she wanted to be part of a media literacy training arranged through Bahirdar University with the support of Fojo-IMS Media reform programme.

Vem har skrivit Sveriges bästa socialreportage?

Juryn för Wendelapriset 2021 har gått igenom samtliga inskickade bidrag till Wendelapriset för bästa skrivna socialreportage i Sverige under perioden 1 mars 2020 till och med sista februari 2021.

Av de föreslagna nominerar nu juryn sju reportage/reportageserier som kommer att tävla om prissumman 50.000 kronor.

Democracy Talks: Women in the News – Promoting gender equality in media

Rwanda has made great progress in gender equality and has an ambitious gender policy that cuts across all sectors of society. It is steadily among the top ten countries globally on the Gender Gap Index and the highest-ranking African country. It has made great strides in legal reforms and protection against violence is enshrined in law. Challenges remain, however.

Thai audiences seek trusted media, not just the quick one

The multi-skilled, multi-tasking and ever-mindful journalist is in demand in these times of media disruption in Thailand, as well as elsewhere in Southeast Asia. With the digitalisation of our information settings comes the need to update not just how news is reported, but the teaching and training of journalism itself.

In this chat, Jessada and Fojo Media Institute’s consultant Johanna Son discuss the challenges that our changed media settings pose on journalism today, why it is important to develop journalism learning tools that are contextualised in perspective and language.

Pressfrihetens dag

Knappt hälften av Sveriges kvinnliga journalister har de senaste tre åren utsatts för sexuellt ofredande eller ofredande. I sin yrkesroll. Alltså på grund av jobbet.

Socialreportage nomineras till prestigefyllt pris

Nomineringarna är gjorda och Wendelaprisets jury är i full färd med att granska alla bidrag. I september blir juryns val känt och priset kan delas ut till det bäst skrivna socialreportaget under 2020 – ett pris som med tiden blivit alltmer prestigefyllt men vars framtid samtidigt är osäker.

Voices of women journalists in Myanmar

”I know the potential dangers and consider that I could be the one who is shot that day, but I want to go to the demonstrations myself anyway.

I worry about my children who will have no one to take care of them – more than I care about being killed. Another thing I worry about is that international news coverage will stop.

I want peace and I want my children’s future to be beautiful and bright and I also hope for full human rights.”

Coastal journalism champion mentors future investigative journalists

For the past year, award-winning Bangladeshi journalist Rafiqul Islam Montu, who specialises in covering coastal communities, has been sharing his knowledge with the next generation of investigative journalists through a series of training programmes and mentoring.

People Power Truth – an anthology by CHARM Africa

CHARM-Africa’s new anthology People, Power, Truth brings together the thoughts of different thinkers in the media space, civil organisations and human rights activists in Sub-Saharan Africa, aiming to strengthen coalition building between civil society, media and human rights defenders in the region. It also lays the foundation for a think tank that will work for the realisation of a free and vibrant media and civil society in Sub-Saharan Africa.