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KENYA: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Says Project ‘Studio Mashinani’ Brings Opportunities To Kenyans

Broadcast Media Africa: Dr Naim Bilal, Managing Director of Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), stated that the public service broadcaster, in conjunction with the Ministry of ICT, Innovation, and Youth Affairs, would continue to find new ways to tap into the incredible potential and abilities displayed by many Kenyans. 

MALAWI: MBC agrees to pay ex-employees K50 million over Sumbuleta sexual abuses

Nyasa Times: State broadcaster Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has agreed to pay K50 million as an out-of-court settlement with four former female employees who were abused by former director general, Aubrey Sumbuleta.

MOROCCO: CPJ testifies to US Congress on threats to press freedom in Morocco

CPJ: Today, at a hearing on “Human Rights and Freedom of Expression in Morocco” held by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the U.S. Congress, CPJ Middle East and Northern Africa Program Coordinator Sherif Mansour presented testimony on the threats to press freedom and journalists’ safety in Morocco.

MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique: Misa Warns Against Threats Posed in Draft Press Law

All Africa: The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has warned that several provisions of the draft press law currently before the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, pose threats to the advances made in the current law.

SOUTH AFRICA: Did troops touch them on our studios? SABC’s contradictory answer sparks more Big Brother fears

Daily Maverick: The SABC’s contradictory response to allegations of armed SANDF members entering the newsroom has raised concerns about potential threats to the broadcaster’s journalistic independence and the public’s trust in the institution.

SOUTH AFRICA: SABC reporters complain about SANDF deployment at their offices

IOL: JOURNALISTS at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) are feeling anxious over the continued presence of SA National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers at the state broadcaster, saying it threatened media freedom.

SOUTH AFRICA: William Bird and Avani Singh | Protecting women journalists essential for democracy, media freedom

News 24: Women journalists face the double burden of being attacked as journalists and women. William Bird and Avani Singh break down incidences where this has happened and look at potential solutions to prevent it.

UGANDA: Women media practitioners decry social media harassment

The Daily Monitor: Female media practitioners have decried gender‑related threats, harassment and intimidation they experience while on social media platforms, including Facebook and WhatsApp.

ZAMBIA: Safety of journalists and access to information pre-requisite in ensuring credible elections in Zambia (Statement)

MISA: The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is greatly encouraged by the explicit provisions in Zambia’s constitution which guarantee freedom of expression and the right to privacy.

ZAMBIA: Social media and messaging apps appear to be shutdown in Zambia on election day, Facebook says

CNN: Social media and messaging apps, including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Twitter, appeared to be shutdown in Zambia on Thursday as the country voted in presidential and parliamentary elections, according to a Facebook spokesperson.

AFGHANISTAN: As Taliban Advance and Fighting Intensifies, Afghan Media Outlets Close

VOA: As the Taliban advance across Afghanistan, over 90 media outlets have closed down and concern for the safety of the country’s journalists has increased.  

AFGHANISTAN: ‘Please pray for me’: female reporter being hunted by the Taliban tells her story

The Guardian: A young female journalist describes the panic and fear of being forced into hiding as cities across Afghanistan fall.

AFGHANISTAN & US: US must protect Afghan journalists as Taliban take power

CPJ: Hundreds seek assistance, relocation amid threat from militant group.

CHINA: Chinese media in fake news claims over Swiss scientist critical of US

The Guardian: State media quietly erases articles on biologist Wilson Edwards after Switzerland says he does not exist.

HONG KONG: Beijing-controlled paper labels Hong Kong press union an ‘anti-govt political organisation’

HKFP: Wen Wei Po has accused the Hong Kong Journalists Association of having “a lack of morals” and called for the city’s foremost press union to be “regulated.”

HONG KONG: Fears About National Security Law Chill Hong Kong Media 

VOA: One year ago this week, Hong Kong authorities raided Apple Daily’s offices and arrested the pro-democracy news outlet’s founder, Jimmy Lai. Lai’s arrest was one of the first under the new national security law. The regulation — enacted to bring stability to the city following the 2019 anti-government protests — has been widely criticized as a threat to Hong Kong’s once-vibrant free press.

HONG KONG: Hong Kong: Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, accused under the national security law for one year, faces a life sentence

RSF: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) details the six ongoing procedures against Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, who exactly one year ago was accused of national security crimes for which he risks up to a life sentence.

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s RTHK will become state media after partnership with China’s CCTV, says press group chief 

HKFP: The head of Hong Kong’s press group has said the authorities are moving to change the city’s public broadcaster into a propaganda mouthpiece “as soon as possible,” after the city’s leader announced a partnership between RTHK and a Chinese state media company earlier this week.

INDIA: Indian Media Cheer Court Order Putting New IT Rules on Hold

Euronews: Some Indian media on Monday cheered a court order over the weekend which put on hold a part of new rules seeking to regulate content on digital news websites, calling the move significant for press freedom in India.

JAPAN: Japanese media coverage of Olympians still has gender bias

The Asahi Shimbun: Japanese media portrayals of male and female athletes competing in the Olympic Games still exhibit gender bias despite making progress in the past, according to researchers who examined TV coverage of Olympians.

KYRGYZSTAN: Kyrgyzstan parliament approves ‘false information’ bill

CPJ: Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Japarov should reject legislation approved by parliament that imperils press freedom in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

MYANMAR: Myanmar: ‘The story of what happens when dictators come to power’

IPI: Six months after the military coup, Myanmar’s journalists are still fighting to do their jobs. IPI spoke with Burmese journalists in- and outside the country to assess the threats facing the media.

PAKISTAN: Absar Alam: ‘State of press freedom completely rotten in Pakistan’ (Watch)

Deutsche Welle: Pakistani authorities briefly detained two journalists in Lahore last week. Absar Alam, a prominent media figure who was shot in Islamabad earlier this year, explains why journalists are routinely targeted in the South Asian country.

PAKISTAN: Geo TV continues to dominate air waves

Pakistan Press Foundation: Pakistan’s most watched entertainment channel Geo TV continues to maintain its top position by beating all competing entertainment channels in July and August.

PHILIPPINES: International groups renew call for dismissal of all charges vs Maria Ressa, Rappler

Rappler: ‘We call for the remaining charges against Ressa and Rappler to be dropped without further delay, and other forms of pressure against them immediately ceased,’ says the #HoldTheLine coalition.

NEPAL: FNJ objects to provisions of proposed Public Service Broadcasting Bill

The Himalayan Times: The Federation of Nepali Journalists has taken a serious objection to decision to continue the process to pass the Public Service Broadcasting Bill without incorporating the suggestions of the stakeholders.

SOUTH KOREA: Global journalists stand with Korean media in fight against ‘fake news’ law

Korea Times: A global network of newspapers and news editors have vowed to stand with Korean media organizations in their fight against the ruling party’s attempt to revise a law to impose punitive damages on media outlets and reporters for producing what it calls “fake news.”

THAILAND: Prayuth’s media gag order raises doubts on regard for constitution

Nikkei Asia: Thai court issues injunction against broad approach denounced by academics, media.

THAILAND: Thai PBS changes the look of new news. Link news throughout the day, starting on August 16 (Thai – Press release)

Thai PBS: Thai PBS moves the game to change the look of new news. Connecting audiences and news throughout the day with the concept of “Thai PBS News, Your News” amid a flood of information situations, contaminated with fake news, viewers want accurate and reliable information.

AUSTRALIA: ABC journalist Louise Milligan agrees to pay MP Andrew Laming $79,000 in defamation settlement

ABC News: ABC journalist Louise Milligan has agreed to pay federal Liberal MP Andrew Laming $79,000 in a defamation case over a series of tweets she sent.

AUSTRALIA: Four Corners has faced the wrath of both sides of politics. 60 years on, it’s needed more than ever

ABC: The prime minister was livid as he stared down a hapless senior executive at the ABC. The cause of his ire was a program that had recently aired on the broadcaster’s flagship current affairs program, Four Corners.

AUSTRALIA: Leadership, ethics and culture in the post-Covid workforce (Speech)

ABC: Speech by ABC Chair, Ita Butrose, at the Australian Human Resources Institute.

AUSTRALIA: Matt Canavan and the ‘bad show’: ABC defends Q+A panellist pick

The Guardian: Former ABC news director among those questioning choice of senator who called Covid lockdowns harmful.

AUSTRALIA: Sabra Lane on why the ABC is looking on the bright side to balance out the bad news

ABC News: Sabra Lane hosts the radio current affairs program AM and is championing the ABC’s constructive journalism initiative.

AUSTRALIA: SBS to broadcast COVID-19 updates in Vietnamese, Arabic

The Sydney Morning Herald: Multicultural broadcaster SBS will start providing live interpretations of the NSW government’s COVID-19 updates in Arabic and Vietnamese on its television channels in an effort to clearly communicate lockdown restrictions and vaccination messages to badly affected communities.

NEW ZEALAND: Landmark climate report lands – but makes little mark on media (Listen)

RNZ: The first comprehensive IPCC stocktake of the global climate trends for years was easy to read and its confronting conclusions were clear. But after hitting front pages and headlining bulletins the day it landed, it didn’t make much of an impression on our media – or prompt much political debate.

NEW ZEALAND: NZ On Air invests in Pan Asian voices

NZ On Air: NZ On Air has invested up to $715,000 in a new development and production initiative with the Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC) aimed at increasing Pan Asian representation across key creative roles in Aotearoa’s screen industry.

NEW ZEALAND: RNZ challenged on turning stolen data into news (Listen)

RNZ: Unknown cyber-criminals sent stolen information to the media to pile on pressure to pay a ransom. RNZ subsequently aired a scoop sourced from it before a court ordered all media to dump the dodgy data. The Privacy Commissioner tells Mediawatch RNZ was unethical and he wants action – but RNZ insists the public interest was well served.

REGIONAL: Pacific ‘voice of the voiceless’ media in renewed post-covid struggle

Asia Pacific Report: Pacific journalism educators are worried that the global covid pandemic has threatened media development programmes in a vast region of island microstates at a time when expertise in health and climate change reporting has never been greater.

AUSTRIA: Next ORF boss Weißmann: “Everyone will understand that ORF needs certain funding for streaming” (German)

Der Standard: From January 1, 2022, Roland Weißmann will act as ORF General Director at the top of the largest media company in the country. Last week he prevailed on the board of trustees with turquoise-green support against the incumbent Alexander Wrabetz.

BELARUS: A Year Under Attack for Belarusian Media

VOA: For more than a year, the independent media in Belarus have been under assault, with a far-reaching campaign of arrests and legal pressure that has made it nearly impossible for journalists to operate.

BULGARIA: Bulgarian TV Accused of Favouring GERB in Election Coverage

Balkan Insight: RSF says Bulgaria’s public media need ‘systemic’ reform after the national broadcaster ‘violated its obligation to provide unbiased coverage’ in the July elections, favouring the former ruling GERB party.

CZECH REPUBLIC: Czech Television has issued procedural and technical conditions for the programs of candidate entities (Czech – Press release)

Česká televize: Czech Television will start broadcasting spots of parties, movements and coalitions of candidates in the autumn elections to the Chamber of Deputies from September 22. It will appear on the ČT1, ČT2 and ČT3 programs.

GERMANY: Broadcasting fee: Next blockade for ARD and ZDF? (German)

Süddeutsche Zeitung: The draft coalition agreement in Magdeburg suggests that the second round of premium increases will not be easier.

IRELAND: Over €222 million raised from TV licence fee last year despite Covid pandemic

Irish Mirror: Over €222 million was raised from the TV licence fee last year despite the Covid pandemic, new figures have revealed.

LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg blocks broadcast license for RT’s German channel

Deutsche Welle: The Kremlin-funded network wanted to broadcast from Luxembourg via satellite and sidestep German broadcasting rules. Moscow claims Germany is trampling press freedom.

NETHERLANDS & POLAND: Discovery’s Polish news channel TVN24 obtains Dutch licence

Reuters: Polish news channel TVN24 has obtained a Dutch broadcasting licence which will allow it to remain on air in Poland under European Union rules if its local licence isn’t renewed, its parent company, U.S. media group Discovery (DISCA.O), said on Monday.

POLAND: Discovery fighting to protect Polish news network (Watch)

CNN: Discovery executive David Leavy says the channel has weathered “intimidation, harassment, arbitrary threatening of our journalists, denying of access,” and says the company will continue to defend press freedom.

POLAND: Discovery group to take legal action against Poland over media law (Paywall)

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POLAND: European Commission denounces Polish media law

The Brussels Times: The European Commission on Thursday denounced the controversial media law in Poland as an attack on press freedom.

POLAND: Poland’s new media law shows the dark side of regulating foreign TV players

Digital TV Europe: European governments and broadcasters in recent years have been somewhat helpless to curb the ‘invasion’ of US media giants.

POLAND: Polish government’s media bill is latest move to silence its critics

The Guardian: Analysis: Legislation is likely to target US-owned broadcaster as press freedom continues to deteriorate. 

RUSSIA & UK: BBC condemns Russia’s decision to not renew correspondent’s visa

BBC: The BBC has condemned Russia’s decision to not renew the visa of one of its correspondents in the country, calling it a “direct assault on media freedom”.

RUSSIA & UK: Russia tells BBC journalist to go home in row with UK

Al Jazeera: Russia’s state TV says move a response to London’s refusal to renew or issue visas to Russian journalists in Britain.

SERBIA: Twitter labels accounts of all national TV channels in Serbia as “state-affiliated”

European Western Balkans: Twitter has put a label “media affiliated with the government of Serbia” on the accounts of all five television channels with the national coverage in the country: public broadcaster Radio-Television of Serbia (RTS) and privately-owned Prva, b92, Pink and Happy.

SLOVENIA: RTVS director general proposes dismissal of TV director and news editor

Mapping Media Freedom: On 30 July 2021, the newly appointed General Manager of Slovenia’s public broadcaster Radiotelevizija Slovenija, Andrej Grah Whatmough, proposed that the Program Council dismiss the director of Televizija Slovenija (TVS) Natalija Gorščak.

SPAIN: RTVE aspires to attract almost 200 million euros from the Spain ‘Hub’ Audiovisual plan (Spanish)

Capital Madrid: Spanish Radio and Television (RTVE) aspires to attract almost 200 million euros from the Spain ‘Hub’ Audiovisual plan, the government plan with European funds to digitize and attract investment from the audiovisual industry.

SWEDEN: “Understand the world” – Swedish Radio’s annual correspondent day! (Swedish – Press Release – Event)

Swedish Radio: Welcome to a live afternoon with Sveriges Radio’s correspondents about the past year, the coming year and insight into the correspondents’ work.

UK: Channel 4 and Future of U.K. Public Service Broadcasting to be Debated at Digital Edinburgh TV Festival (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety: A range of topics dominating television industry headlines in the U.K. will be front and center at the 2021 Edinburgh TV Festival (Aug. 23-26), the event’s chiefs promise.

UK: Expulsions lead BBC to fear for reporters in authoritarian regimes

The Guardian: Broadcaster says relations with China and Russia are fraught as its correspondent Sarah Rainsford is forced out of Moscow.

BRAZIL: Brazil: 278 journalists have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began (Spanish)

IFJ: With this number, the South American country leads the world statistics of press workers killed during the pandemic. According to the registry made by the Health and Safety department of the National Federation of Journalists of Brazil (FENAJ) of the 278, 199 died during the first seven months of 2021.

CUBA: Cuba urged to free reporters under house arrest or jailed since a wave of protests a month ago

RSF: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Cuban authorities to release the ten reporters currently under house arrest or in prison as a result of the crackdown on journalists during an unprecedented wave of anti-government protests throughout the island in July.

HAITI: Social media posts from the quake-damaged area of Haiti help convey the disaster’s scope (Paywall)

The New York Times: With phone lines down and roadways disrupted or gang-controlled, news organizations and emergency officials scrambled to try to gain access to the parts of Haiti damaged by a powerful earthquake on Saturday morning.

MEXICO: Press Freedom Under Attack in Mexico as TV Anchor Gets Death Threat from Cartel over Reporting

Democracy Now!: Prominent Mexican news anchor Azucena Uresti took to the airwaves this week to stand up to one of the country’s most powerful drug cartels, the Jalisco New Generation, after the group posted a video online directly threatening her life. Uresti regularly reports on cartel violence and organized crime.

NICARAGUA: Nicaragua police arrest editor of newspaper critical of Ortega

Al Jazeera: The arrest of La Prensa editor Juan Hollman Chamorro is the latest in President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown on opposition figures.

URUGUAY: Uruguay: the government promotes modifications to the Media Law that could directly affect community radio stations (Spanish)

IFJ: The Coordination for Democratic Communication, of which the Uruguayan Press Association is a member, expressed through a statement its concern about the incorporation of certain articles in the annual Accountability Report that alter the current Media Law. These changes would mainly impact community radio stations in the interior of the country.

REGIONAL: CBU announces Sonia Gill as Secretary General

Barbados Today: The President and Board of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union are pleased to announce that Ms Sonia Gill, the first female Secretary General of the Union, rejoins as head of the Secretariat from September 1, 2021. 

REGIONAL: Disinformation for export: how false content generated in the United States reaches Latin America (Spanish)

Chequeado: A monitoring of social networks shows the paths through which false content generated in the United States reaches the region in translation and also confirms that the response of platforms to disinformation is uneven depending on the language.

ISRAEL: Israel: journalists criticise Bennett for giving no chance to ask question

Middle East Monitor: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz have been criticised by journalists for not giving them the chance to ask questions during press conferences, the Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday.

LEBANON: Lebanese social media hate campaign targets former TV anchor

RSF: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the intimidatory methods used by certain political groups in Lebanon to try to silence journalists. 

PALESTINE: Palestinian journalists claim pressure by PA amid crackdown

Al Jazeera: Palestinian Authority has increasingly targeted media in occupied West Bank with harassment, arrests and violence since death of activist Nizar Banat in June, rights advocates say.

TURKEY: In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensifies his pressure on the media (French – Paywall)

Le Monde: Journalists are worried about a bill on foreign financing of media companies and the dissemination of false information.

TURKEY: Phil Howard on Turkish TRT Channel Becoming a Broadcaster for Erdoğan’s Party (Article – Paywall)

CMDS: The Istanbul-based English-language broadcaster TRT World has shifted its style from being Turkey’s public diplomacy tool into becoming Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s AKP party’s voice to the world, CMDS Fellow Phil Howard and co-author Mona Elswah argue in a paper published in the journal Journalism.

TURKEY: Turkish broadcasters fined for reporting on wildfires 

IPI: The IPI global network today condemned sanctions imposed by Turkey’s Radio and Television High Council (RTÜK) on six television channels – KRT, Fox TV, Haber Türk, Halk TV, TELE 1 and TR 35 – in response to the channels’ coverage of the most recent wildfires in southwestern Turkey.

CANADA: Canadian Journalism Forum and the Canadian Mental Health Association Collaborate on New Awards for Reporting About Mental Health of Young People (Opportunity)

Via Cision: The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is partnering on a new pair of journalism awards for reporting on the mental health of young people, the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma (the Forum) and CMHA announced…

CANADA: Federal leaders’ debates set for September 8, 9

CBC News: A group of media outlets will host one English and one French debate.


Radio-Canada: With the aim of always offering more to its listeners, ICI PREMIÈRE will present new voices, new programs as well as new programming from the fall.

US: Broadcasters Push for Local Journalism Tax Break Bill

Radioworld: Say Big Tech is draining off critical ad dollars.

US: CPB, PBS Award Firelight Media $5.5 Million to Diversify Public Media Content

PBS: Acclaimed documentary producer Firelight Media has received $5.5 million in funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS to support its Firelight Documentary Lab and two other programs aimed at increasing the diversity of public media content in partnership with local stations and PBS national series.


IBC: The PBS Short Film Festival has returned in virtual form, part of a multi-platform initiative to increase the reach and visibility of independent filmmakers from across the US. Michael Burns looks at how the Digital Innovation team at PBS developed it as a VR experience using a range of AWS services.

US: PBS And Ken Burns Vow To Do Better On Diversity But Critics Aren’t Convinced

NPR: As the creator of popular documentaries for public television like Baseball and The Civil War, Ken Burns often seems like the face of documentary filmmaking at PBS. So, when Burns faced journalists at a virtual press conference Wednesday, he was asked a probing question: Does he “take umbrage” at being considered an example of “white producer privilege” after more than 140 filmmakers signed an open letter to PBS citing him as an example of how the service unfairly highlights white creators?

US: PBS sets diversity requirements for producers, hires SVP of DEI

Realscreen: PBS is introducing several major initiatives intended to improve its commitment to diversity, the broadcaster announced today (Aug. 10).

US: Public Media Back-to-School Resources Offer Support During Uncertain Times

CPB: As the 2021 back-to-school season arrives amid persistent pandemic uncertainty, parents, students, and educators can turn to public media for free resources that support social and emotional learning, academic lessons, and professional development.

US: Vision Maker Media announces funding for 14 made-for-TV projects

Nebraska Today: Each year, Vision Maker Media funds media projects intended for PBS broadcasting that represent the cultures, experiences and perspectives of Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

US: Why public radio’s news shows need unique approaches to top stories (Paywall)

Current: When a second-tier national public radio news show (everything but Morning Edition and All Things Considered) feels it must cover a major national or international news story, it runs the risk of duplicating what is available to listeners … everywhere.  

REGIONAL: Regulating online streaming, millions invested in surveillance and a call to protect online civic space

IFEX: July 2021 in the Americas: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Paula Martins, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

#StickToTheFacts: Fighting fake news by supporting quality journalism (Campaign)

Free Press Unlimited: High quality journalism faces a major challenge in these times where fake news and disinformation are all around us. That’s why we launched the campaign #StickToTheFacts, where we highlight the importance of sticking to the facts and searching for reliable information. Journalists are our guideline in this. They make sure news is truthful, honest and independent.

Can journalists and educators bridge the news literacy gap?

CJR: The information ecosystem is increasingly difficult to navigate. Local news organizations have shrunk or shut down; polarizing national publications and misinformation networks fill the void.

Coverage of the ‘code red’ climate report was good. Here’s how to sustain it

CJR: The consequences of human-caused climate change—including recent extreme weather events that have wreaked havoc around the globe—will grow drastically worse this century if humanity fails to act, according to a landmark report issued Monday by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 

Free Press Coalition Highlights Risks for Photojournalists


How to get readers in Central and Eastern Europe and the Global South to pay for public service journalism

Reuters Institute: April 2020 felt like an endless string of emergency meetings at my news outlet, 444.hu. While reader numbers were skyrocketing, the digital advertising market collapsed…

Virus Misinformation Spikes as Delta Cases Surge (Paywall)

The New York Times: Researchers have recorded a new burst of false and misleading information about the coronavirus after a decline in the spring.

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