Journalists Spotlight


Release Date: Wed, 11/01/2017
Receiving her Cecile B DeMile lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep highlighted the urgent need to protect press freedom and embolden strong media to hold power to account.
Release Date: Sun, 25/12/2016
While the number of journalist deaths has decreased in 2016, the threat of impunity, the problem of false news and the ongoing dangers of covering conflicts, mean that much still needs to be done to protect journalists and media freedom
Release Date: Wed, 14/12/2016
Qatar continues to support young students in their quest to work within the media. While there remain issues facing the development of the country's media landscape, offering high quality journalism education should ensure the growth of a stronger culture of media freedom and media responsibility
Release Date: Wed, 14/12/2016
From the first newspaper being published in 1972, through to the launch of global media icon Al Jazeera, Qatar's media landscape has witnessed major developments in recent years
Release Date: Wed, 14/12/2016
A gallery of images depicting the shifting Qatari media landscape, from relatively humble beginnings, to hosting one of the global leaders in journalism and supporting a developing media industry
Release Date: Thu, 01/12/2016
Despite an apparent push towards promoting transparency and access to information, more needs to be done in Jordan to ensure the free flow of information to members of the media, according to a local media expert and press freedom advocate
Release Date: Mon, 21/11/2016
With extensive experience within the realms of education and culture, Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari is Qatar's official nomination to become the first Arab director of UNESCO next year
Release Date: Tue, 08/11/2016
Despite promises to combat impunity, challenging process of securing justice for families of journalists killed and missing is taking time.

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