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Meet The Three Women Who Became The Top 10 Earners After Pay Row At BBC

Meet The Three Women Who Became The Top 10 Earners After Pay Row At BBC

BBC was criticized two years ago when it was forced to disclose that 75% of its staff paid more than 150,000 pounds a year were men, with its highest 10 earners all menThe BBC said three women – Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball – had joined the list of its top 10 paid […]

FEJAL Holds Discussion On Women’s Representation In Media

FEJAL Holds Discussion On Women’s Representation In Media

The event was organized by FeJAL to further ensure media executives craft policies in their various newsrooms that will create an enabling environment for female journalists to excel. The Female Journalist Association of Liberia (FeJAL) on Thursday, June 20, 2019, held a one-day panel discussion under the theme, “Setting a Targets for Increasing Women’s Representation […]

‘I Will Rape You’ – Female Journalists Face ‘Relentless’ Abuse

‘I Will Rape You’ – Female Journalists Face ‘Relentless’ Abuse

 More than half of women in media have suffered work-related abuse, threats or physical attacks in the past year Female journalists are facing a “relentless” barrage of attacks and harassment, with nearly a third considering leaving the profession as a result, media support organisations have warned. More than half of women in media have suffered […]

The Media Must Improve How It Covers Gender-Based Violence

The Media Must Improve How It Covers Gender-Based Violence

Recently, various Kenyan outlets have run stories that are dis-empowering to women and girls. After a man raped a female student, one newspaper reported the rape as ‘stranger than fiction’ because two other girls that had been assaulted did not scream or raise an alarm. Another story focused on how male teachers are afraid of […]

Literary Icons And Human Rights Activists To Gather In Honour Of Renowned Journalist, Kunle Ajibade

Literary Icons And Human Rights Activists To Gather In Honour Of Renowned Journalist, Kunle Ajibade

Journalists, literary giants and members of the human rights family will converge on Lagos this Wednesday to celebrate one of their own, Kunle Ajibade. Ajibade, a renowned journalist and author, has functioned as a crucial actor within the Nigerian media space over the last three decades. He turns 60, today, May 28. To honour him […]

Let’s Empower Women In Sports- Tsoseletso Magang

Let’s Empower Women In Sports- Tsoseletso Magang

 Women in sport activist, Tsoseletso Magang says it is important to empower women so that they could compete equally in the world of sport. Speaking at her monthly open discussion under the theme: Tell their story, leveraging media to advocate for women in sport,” Magang said men appeared more experienced than women in sports because […]

Women Represented At 6 Percent In Media, Says Afjo

Women Represented At 6 Percent In Media, Says Afjo

Burundian women journalists say they are not sufficiently represented. They accuse media officials of underestimating them. The Association of Burundian Women Journalists calls on media officials to increase the representation and participation of women in the media. The number of male journalist is far superior to that of women, Agnès Nindorera, Chairperson of AFJO said […]

Critical Minds For Critical Times – World Press Day

Critical Minds For Critical Times  – World Press Day

Journalists go to the most dangerous places to give voice to the voiceless. Media workers suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death. We need leaders to defend a free media. This is crucial to counter prevailing misinformation. And we need everyone to stand for our right to truth. On World Press Freedom […]

Women Fighting Their Way To the Top In Community Radio

Women Fighting Their Way To the Top In Community Radio

Since the advent of democracy in 1994, broadcasting in South Africa has completely transformed with the introduction of community broadcasting as a third tier of broadcasting. This gave birth to over 200 licensed community radio stations and at least 9 licensed community television stations. However, 22 years after the first licensed community radio station started […]

Uganda: Police Investigate Journalists For Forming Ghost Sacco To Defraud Museveni

Uganda: Police Investigate Journalists For Forming Ghost Sacco To Defraud Museveni

Police in Lira District are investigating a group of journalists who allegedly formed a ghost Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisation (SACCO) to defraud President Yoweri Museveni. North Kyoga regional police spokesperson, Mr David Ongom Mudong, said a section of journalists allegedly forged names and signatures of more than 50 of their colleagues from Lango Sub- […]

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