Writer and film director Atiq Rahimi releases film of his novel Syngué sabour (The Patience Stone).by Philip LeePosted December 02, 2013 (0) Comments (0) Like
Today’s technology seems to allow anyone who has access to a network and who can afford it to report what is going on in their own backyard or public square.
The most basic phone has a camera and it is simple to post images, video and text to social media sites. As a result, citizen journalists – ordinary people observing events in their local context – are everywhere.
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|The High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda has published its report “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development”.
Despite the ongoing debates about cause and effect, the protest movements that began in Tunisia and spread throughout the Arab world have had one clear vehicle: freedom of assembly and expression. The crowds of Arab youth who have assembled in cities, towns and villages have forced authoritarian rulers to recognize them, their right to protest the status quo and their right to demand change.
A project in Lagos state, Nigeria that was supported by WACC helped women in faith groups promote better understanding and greater awareness of HIV and AIDS and the effects of HIV related stigmatization and discrimination in the church.
Canada's Anglican Journal won ten awards at the Associated Church Press convention held in Indianapolis April 4-6, including an honorable mention for a special report on the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC).
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) recently posted news about a book edited by IAMCR members Elisabeth Eide and Risto Kunelius that looks at the journalistic challenges of writing about climate change.
As World Press Freedom Day approaches on May 3, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported that in Egypt, journalists become activists in a climate of government intimidation.Philip LeePosted March 21, 2013 (0) Comments (0) Like
|In celebration of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013, the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) is calling on its members and networks to participate in UNESCO’s Women Make the News campaign.