MADAGASCAR, training for journalists using a Gender Perspective

Improving professional ethics of Malagasy journalists © UNDP-A dozen editors-in-chief from the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo, gathered on 20 May in Antsirabe to participate in the second series of exchanges on professional capacities and ethics of the media within the framework of the electoral process in Madagascar. The main objective of the workshop in Antsirabe is to strengthen professional and ethical capacities of journalists from both print and broadcast platforms. The event … [Read more...]

‘My Tehran For Sale’ , Marzieh Vafamehr jailed and 90 lashes!

My Tehran For Sale Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr has been sentenced to one year in prison and 90 lashes for acting in a film about the limits imposed on artists in the Islamic Republic of Iran, reported an Iranian opposition website Kalameh.com. Ironically, her sentence makes Vafamehr's life parallel that of the character in her film. Her arrest has angered opposition groups and activists, who believe that censorship and intolerance in Iran has reached a dangerous level, … [Read more...]

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