Journalism

21.01.2019

By Working to Free Julian Assange We are Fighting for Justice…

By Working to Free Julian Assange We are Fighting for Justice…

Remarks at the Ecuadorian Consulate in Queens on Friday, January 18, 2019 Thank you to the New York chapter of the Ecuadorian Confederation of Journalists for organizing this celebration of journalism and thanks to the consulate for hosting this event. It is an honor to have been invited and to… »

05.08.2018

Emilio Gutiérrez Soto’s Fight for Asylum and a Free Press

Emilio Gutiérrez Soto’s Fight for Asylum and a Free Press

Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, a journalist who fled certain assassination in his native Mexico, has just been released from an immigrant detention center in Texas. He and his son Oscar were detained by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) last December, two months after Emilio received an award from the National… »

26.10.2017

Journalists on strike in Greece – Pressenza strikes in solidarity

Journalists on strike in Greece – Pressenza strikes in solidarity

Greek journalists have just finished a 2 day strike; the 4th such strike within a year. Journalists and editors went into media silence on Tuesday and Wednesday this week with the idea that no news should be broadcast via the radio or TV and that no newspapers would be published… »

16.05.2017

American/Russian Vladimir Posner on the State of Journalism

American/Russian Vladimir Posner on the State of Journalism

Vladimir Posner, who spent his youth in the United States, France, and the Soviet Union, and who cohosted a show with Phil Donahue on U.S. television for years, met with a group of visitors to Moscow from the U.S. on Monday, offering his well-informed views on a range of media-related… »

03.05.2017

Journalism grant scheme to report on ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates launched

Journalism grant scheme to report on ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates launched

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is today launching a small grant scheme to promote reporting on ‘under-reported stories’ linked to the work of the 166 Laureates of the Swedish award known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’. Open to journalists worldwide, Reporting Right Livelihood grants will cover reasonable travel, accommodation and communication costs… »

25.03.2017

Making Journalism King of Informational Content Online

Making Journalism King of Informational Content Online

By Fackson Banda Fackson Banda is Programme Specialist in the Bureau of UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC). PARIS (IDN) – As social media expands, journalism is more special than ever: This is the conviction expressed by participants at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural… »

18.08.2016

Murtaza Hussain: Journalism can help dispel myths and misconceptions and fight bigotry

Murtaza Hussain: Journalism can help dispel myths and misconceptions and fight bigotry

by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following my interview with Murtaza Hussain, journalist and political commentator at The Intercept. His work focuses on human rights, foreign policy, and cultural affairs. Murtaza’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, Salon,and elsewhere. I would… »

10.08.2016

Feminist journalism has particular impact

Feminist journalism has particular impact

Tara Msiska: Journalism has the Potential to make a Huge Difference by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. This is my interview with the journalist Tara Lighten Msiska, a law graduate and freelance journalist. The day she graduated from the University of Edinburgh, she realised the world was more a… »

27.04.2016

Neo-liberalism at Work

Neo-liberalism at Work

Anne Kass When she had just retired after being a judge in a Family Court for 18 years, the Albuquerque Rotary Club invited her to give a speech which words are still very accurate: “Thank you for inviting me today. Since I retired on December 31st,… »

25.04.2015

EVENT VIDEO – Chomsky, Jay, Raza & Machon: Whistleblowers, Activism & the Alternative Media

EVENT VIDEO – Chomsky, Jay, Raza & Machon: Whistleblowers, Activism & the Alternative Media

Published by acTVism 19 April 2015 An informational event was hosted by acTVism Munich at the Muffatwerk in Munich in which the significance and role of whistleblowers, the alternative media, activism and a host of other related issues were discussed. »

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