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African Journalists leaders summit outlines strategies to roll back impunity and defend journalists' rights
2009-06-30
Federation of African Journalists (FAJ)
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
2009-06-02
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence
2009-11-25
IFEX
40 IFEX members are marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November, with a joint call for action.
IFJ Condemns Strip Humiliation of Women Journalists in Sierra Leone
2009-02-19
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists strongly condemns the humiliating and degrading treatment suffered by four women journalists who were stripped naked in public in Sierra Leone while coverin...
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
2009-05-28
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ, UNESCO and UNWomen release report on women journalists across the Asia Pacific
2015-06-22
Today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), UNESCO and UNWomen, released Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations for Women Journalists in Asia and the Pacific. The report documents t...
IFJ Welcomes Saudi Withdrawal on Decision to Flog Female Journalist
2009-10-27
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today welcomed the decision of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz decision to cancel a Saudi Court sentence ordering a female journalist to receive 60 lashe...
IFJ women move forward struggle for gender equality
2016-01-11
International Federation of Journalists
The IFJ Gender Council held on 9 January, 2016, its statutory mid-term conference on the theme Gender and Media: Women Taking the Lead.
Launch of Middle East Gender Study Marks International Women's Day
2010-03-09
International Federation of Journalists
Women journalists representing 15 journalists# unions of the International Federation of Journalists from across the Arab World and Middle East gathered in Al Manama-Bahrain to mark International Wome...
Morocco Must Focus on Media Reform, not Attacking Women Journalists
2014-07-03
International Federation of Journalists
The Executive Committee of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called for the Moroccan government to promote press freedom and protect journalists in the country.
SAMSN 2014: Impunity, Gender and Digital Safety key focus areas for South Asia
2014-08-03
http://www.ifj.org/nc/news-single-view/browse/weiter/backpid/51/article/imp
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN), a network of IFJ affiliates and partners in the region, in its commitment to work towards ending th...
Threatening email orders Bangladeshi media to fire women
2015-10-27
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the threats against news media and bloggers contained in a email that was sent to a score of Bangladeshi print and broadcast media outlets on 19 October, and calls o...
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
2009-10-23
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

Sources Select Resources

African Journalists leaders summit outlines strategies to roll back impunity and defend journalists' rights
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Federation of African Journalists (FAJ)
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
The casual sexism of being a female journalist
Ward, Rachel
Article
2015
The Coast
One or two prejudicial remarks might not mean much but add several hundred together and it can weigh down your confidence. Women in journalism can attest to this fact.
Content Magazine - Number 31
May 1973
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 85
May 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
Sources
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Getting your story into the media
Article
Sources
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
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Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence
Sources News Release
Article
2009
IFEX
40 IFEX members are marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November, with a joint call for action.
IFJ Condemns Strip Humiliation of Women Journalists in Sierra Leone
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists strongly condemns the humiliating and degrading treatment suffered by four women journalists who were stripped naked in public in Sierra Leone while coverin...
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ, UNESCO and UNWomen release report on women journalists across the Asia Pacific
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), UNESCO and UNWomen, released Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations for Women Journalists in Asia and the Pacific. The report documents t...
Launch of Middle East Gender Study Marks International Women's Day
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
Women journalists representing 15 journalists# unions of the International Federation of Journalists from across the Arab World and Middle East gathered in Al Manama-Bahrain to mark International Wome...
Media Still Struggling to Break Gender Barriers in Cambodia
Corporal, Lynette Lee
Article
2009
IPS
Cambodia's media organisations are a 'battleground' for old ways and new approaches when it comes to gender.
SAMSN 2014: Impunity, Gender and Digital Safety key focus areas for South Asia
Sources News Release
Article
2014
http://www.ifj.org/nc/news-single-view/browse/weiter/backpid/51/article/imp
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN), a network of IFJ affiliates and partners in the region, in its commitment to work towards ending th...
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
Article
Sources
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
Threatening email orders Bangladeshi media to fire women
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the threats against news media and bloggers contained in a email that was sent to a score of Bangladeshi print and broadcast media outlets on 19 October, and calls o...
Ugandan TV Personality Sacked After Her Nude Photos Appear Online
Article
2015
Global Voices
On May 21 Anita Kyarimpa, popularly known as Anita Fabiola, the host of a reality dating TV show Be My Date on Nation Media's TV channel NTV Uganda, had nude photos leaked onto social media. Subsequen...
Why is India so bad for women?
Pidd, Helen
Article
2012
The Guardian
Of all the G20 nations, India has been labelled the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...
Women Are Not Wallpaper
Miren Gutierrez and Oriana Boselli interview filmmaker Erik Gandini
Article
2009
IPS
Something new is appearing on the Italian screen. About time, some may say.

Sources Bookshelf

Content Magazine - Number 31
May 1973
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 85
May 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...


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