Tag Archives: press freedom

Thank you

I’d just like to take this opportunity to thank you all for following this blog. I know I speak for all of us when I say we’ve thoroughly enjoyed putting it together and finding out more about press freedom worldwide … Continue reading

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The Power of the Social Network

My contribution to the presentation on the question: “What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom worldwide?” Done as an ‘as-live’ during the presentation, in the style of a Youtube rant.  Post-modern, … Continue reading

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Summary

This blogproject was (apart from keeping us busy) meant to answer the question: What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom worldwide? I think, every single one of us tried their best … Continue reading

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Useful links for further information…

As we near the end of the project, here are some extra bits of information surrounding press freedom worldwide that we haven’t covered but which are important… The Broadcast Freedom Act The Broadcaster Freedom Act is a petition put together … Continue reading

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The Case Oleg Kashin

[continued from here] Last November, a leading Russian journalist had been brutally beaten outside his Moscow home. The assault against Oleg Kashin was also a general warning towards all critical journalists in Russia. Kashin has been reporting for the newspaper “Kommersant” since … Continue reading

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Pressfreedom in Burma – Change?

What effect is digital technology having on efforts to defend and improve press and broadcasting freedom in Burma? As described before, digital technologies as in digi- and mobile cams, the web and social media have helped the DVB to spread the word, to … Continue reading

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Valentine’s poem in Burmese

“Two years ago, a poet who wrote a poem dedicated to Valentine’s day. But, if we look at the initials of the words that he wrote, they mean ‘the fool is the general’. -But the authorities found out later and … Continue reading

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