Turbulence in press freedom of Finland  

By Aino Haili, Tommi Kolehmainen, Eini Nyman Helsinki -- Last year Finland experienced a turbulence in the freedom of the press. The pivotal change of state started with Finland's prime minister, the national broadcasting...

WPFD 2017: The Must-See Sessions

Selamat datang! Welcome to the World Press Freedom Day 2017 celebration, where you could speak up your mind and catch up on what's going on with...

In Journalism, Love Defeats Fear

The first thing he did after reaching the stage was putting a poster in front of his podium. It contains a picture of a...

What does it mean to be a journalist in Palestine?

By Mosab Ibrahim Abu Saif and Nagham Kilani RAMALLAH— It was on October 31, 2015. A group of Palestinian journalists were covering the clashes between Palestinian...

What Journalists Say about Their Job

In World Press Freedom Day 2017, journalists from various countries has shared their favorite moments of their profession. Frederico Walter – Timor Leste “I’m happy of...

Morocco: Challenges in Establishing Community Media for Pluralistic Society

CASABLANCA — Within a global context marked by an important rise of extremism at all levels, Morocco has, for more than a decade now,...

Hoax: A Rising Concern in Indonesia

Hoaxes are a cause of concern in Indonesia. Agus Sudibyo, Chairman of the Indonesian Network of Anti-Hoax Reporters (JAWARAH) delivered the aforementioned statement during an...

We are… : An Editorial Note

The late and great Jim Morrison once said, “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind”. And that’s not what it seems, but that’s what’s...

“Malaysia Boleh”: An Exclamation in Repressive Regime

Ilaiya Barathi Panneerselvam and Douglas Elliot   Jakarta—May 2, 2017 It is the battle cry of a nation that echoes across the land. Simply put, ‘Malaysia...

Social Media, A Healthy Vehicle for Freedom of Expression

https://www.facebook.com/ade.armando.372/posts/10152907140402817 “Allah is not an Arabian. Surely Allah is happy when his verses are read in the style of Minang, Ambon, Chinese, Hip-hop, Blues…” Ade Armando’s...

Hoax: A Rising Concern in Indonesia

Hoaxes are a cause of concern in Indonesia. Agus Sudibyo, Chairman of the Indonesian Network of Anti-Hoax Reporters (JAWARAH) delivered the aforementioned statement during an...

Independence of the Media Challenged as Efforts for Countering Extremism Rise

With extremism in its many manifestations, a free and independent media can be a beacon of hope in sea of chaotic, violent debates. They...

Good Practices in Media and Information Literacy

By Meghan Levana and Putri Aulia Faradina Media and Information Literacy (MIL) is an effective way to prevent hate speech and misinformation. MIL can empower...