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BURUNDI: Burundi radio station suspended for criticising killings

The Daily Nation: The director of a Burundi radio station said Friday his outlet is being temporarily taken off air after criticising the government over the killings of dozens of refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

CAMEROON: Crisis in Cameroon Spurs Govt Crackdown on Press


GHANA: NCA to sanction more radio stations – Sources disclose

GhanaWeb: The National Communication Authority (NCA) is said to be preparing for another round of mass clampdown on radio stations after sanctioning 131 last week.

GHANA: Pro-Opposition Radio Station Shut Down for Non-Compliance

MFWA: The National Communications Authority, (NCA) the telecommunications and radio frequency licensing body in Ghana has shut down Montie, FM, based in the capital Accra for failure to pay its licence fees.

KENYA: One cannot talk of freedom of speech when media is in chains (Opinion)

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MALAWI: Malawi media rejects Presidential ‘Press rallies’: DPP cadres should stay away

Nyasa Times: Malawi media are against the presence of ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) cadres, often in large numbers, at presidential press conferences, saying President Peter Mutharika should only meet probing journalists.

MOROCCO: Draft Law on Access To Information must be improved before it is adopted

Article 19: The Government of Morocco has taken recent steps which signal progress towards improving transparency and governance in the Kingdom.

NAMIBIA: TV licence fees not peculiar to Namibia, say experts, as practice is common across SADC

The Southern Times: Windhoek – Paying television licence fees is not peculiar to Namibia alone but is common across the Southern Africa region, interviews with experts revealed this week.

NIGERIA: Naija Data Ladies: The rise of a network of women data journalists in Nigeria

Ijnet: A group of female journalists and data experts are working to change the digital media landscape in Africa’s most populous country by bringing greater gender diversity to the media tech community and increasing the production of data-enhanced news coverage.

SOUTH AFRICA: The SABC releases its 2016/2017 annual results

Screen Africa: The SABC posted a net loss after tax of R977 million during the year under review. The organisation experienced financial constraints owing to revenue streams deteriorating at a rate of 6 per cent higher than the costs reduction.

SOUTH AFRICA: SADC Region Moving At A Slower Pace Towards Digital Transition

Broadcast Media Africa: The South African Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo, has confirmed that only 4 of the 15-member states of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) have fully migrated from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT).

SOUTH AFRICA: South African Opposition Calls on Zuma to Name Broadcasting Board

All Africa: The Democratic Alliance has called on President Jacob Zuma to appoint the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s board following the expiration of the interim board’s term.

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Conference warns SADC broadcasters of losing integrity

SABC: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) public broadcasters have been warned against damaging their brands and reputations by broadcasting fake news and state propaganda.

TANZANIA: Rights Groups: Freedom of the Press Under Fire in Tanzania

VOA: Human rights organizations accuse Tanzania’s government of using repressive legislation to muzzle the media, civil society and opposition politicians critical of the institution.

TANZANIA: Tanzania Gives Media a Week to Comment on New Regulations

All Africa: Media stakeholders have been given seven days to submit their views on proposed new regulations governing electronic communications. Among other things, the new laws would require media houses to get licences for their online products.

UGANDA: Ugandan commission threatens broadcasters with closure

RSF: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about a decision by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to ban on live broadcasts by TV, radio or other electronic media that do not respect undefined “minimum” standards.

UGANDA: Uganda tightens grip on online communication

Daily Monitor: Government has moved to tighten its grip on online communication especially social media with new rules aimed at preventing “illegal and/or offensive content”.

ZAMBIA: “Prepare for digital migration or face going off air”

MISA: Television stations in Zambia need to switch to digital broadcasting by October 1 to avoid going off air when the analogue signal is switched off.

GENERAL: ‘Internet compromises role of public broadcasters’

SABC: The role of public broadcasters is at a risk of being compromised by the internet, mobile phones and social media networks.

CAMBODIA: CCIM report identifies challenges for independent media

Via IFEX: Although there were no physical attacks or lawsuits against journalists in 2016, media outlets operated in an environment that often placed intense pressure to report favorably on the government and their allies in the business community.

CAMBODIA: Hun Manith, officials and pro-government journalists promoted

The Phnom Penh Post: The premier’s son Hun Manith and a slew of officials, journalists and others linked to the government or ruling party were given promotions on Friday.

CHINA: China’s Media, Entertainment Controls May Not Ease After National Party Congress

Variety: Ebb and flow is a natural process, politically and financially, in the Chinese media and tech sectors. But sometimes it takes longer for the tide to turn.

CHINA: Critical journalism is in deep trouble in China

Journalism Research News: As soon as Xi Jinping came to power as president of China in 2012, the control over freedom of expression and media was immediately tightened, writes Jingrong Tong, of Brunel University London.

HONG KONG: HK Community Cinema: Providing an alternative space for independent films


HONG KONG: Hong Kong government finally recognizes online media

RSF: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said her government will allow online media to attend its press conferences if they meet minimum standards of “professionalism”. At least ten online media outlets are expected to receive recognition, which will probably take effect this month.

INDIA: DD’s analogue terrestrial TV transmitters to go

The Hindu: The Prasar Bharati last Friday decided to phase out analogue terrestrial television transmitters of Doordarshan and the transition to digital network would open a world of possibilities including, new city-specific DD channels.

INDIA: Govt panel discusses autonomous Prasar’s ‘outreach’ funding from external affairs ministry

Indian Television: With the central government laying emphasis on its external relations, particularly with neighbouring countries, the Standing Advisory Committee of All-India Radio has decided to work in tandem with the external affairs ministry with regard to reaching out to other countries through its broadcast services.

INDIA: In India, Fake News Proves Costly – Even Deadly: Foreign Media

NDTV: Many false stories have led to violence. In May, rumors about child abductors in a village triggered several lynchings and the deaths of seven people. In August, rumors about an occult gang chopping off women’s braids in northern India spread panic, and a low-caste woman was killed.

INDIA: India’s millions of new Internet users are falling for fake news — sometimes with deadly consequences

The Washington Post: In India, a nation with 355 million Internet users, false news stories have become a part of everyday life, exacerbating weather crises, increasing violence between castes and religions, and even affecting matters of public health.

INDIA: PM Narendra Modi determined to give Doordarshan, AIR image makeover: Prasar Bharati CEO

Mail Today: PM Modi “constituted a group comprising secretary-level officers to propose ideas and measures to modernise the various wings of Prasar Bharati,” the organisation’s CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati told Mail Today.

INDIA: Several Indian journalists receive death threats

CPJ: Authorities in India must move quickly to identify those responsible for sending at least five threats to kill journalists for critical coverage of the government and take steps to ensure the journalists’ security, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

INDONESIA: Researchers find Indonesia needs more digital literacy education

The Conversation: Indonesia had 132.7 million internet users in 2016, but many fail to be critical in analysing the veracity of contents circulating on the web. These are among the findings of 56 researchers who mapped efforts to improve digital literacy in nine Indonesian cities.

JAPAN: Press freedom and politics in Japan

East Asia Forum: Recent events concerning press freedoms appear to point to the media’s independence weakening.

MACAU: Macau journalists are concerned about press freedom and access to official information, survey shows

South China Morning Post: Lack of government transparency among issues cited in quest to perform ‘priceless social role’.

MYANMAR: This Yangon Tech Hub Is Helping Myanmar’s Data Journalists With Their Reporting

Forbes: Since its opening in 2015, the Phandeeyar Myanmar Innovation Lab has been at the forefront of nurturing the country’s tech and civil society communities.[…] Now it’s launched a five-month mentoring initiative for data journalists to help reporters find and chase down hard-to-access government information.

NORTH KOREA: Soap operas and short-wave radio: how North Koreans learn about the outside world

Global News: One of the BBC’s newest radio stations began broadcasting across the Korean peninsula on Tuesday. And the signal was almost immediately jammed by the North Korean government, according to news reports.

TAIWAN: NCC readies amendments to three key media laws

Taipei Times: Draft amendments to media laws may allow government, political parties and the military to invest in media companies.

AUSTRALIA: Australia’s Big Media Set to Get Bigger, With Help From Lawmakers

The New York Times: Most of Australia’s newspapers, radio stations and television broadcasters are controlled by only a handful of owners, like Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, making it one of the most concentrated media markets in the developed world.

AUSTRALIA: Children’s TV should be left to the ABC, Australian networks say

The Guardian: Channels Seven, Nine and Ten call for local drama quotas to be relaxed as audiences move online and to on-demand services.

AUSTRALIA: How the government and One Nation may use media reforms to clip the ABC’s wings

The Conversation: Among the four concessions concerning the ABC that senator Pauline Hanson extracted from the federal government in exchange for her support of its recent media ownership law changes, one in particular has the potential to do real damage to the national broadcaster.

NEW ZEALAND: NZ On Air Funded Factual Content to Reach New Audiences

Scoop: A wider than ever range of factual content for diverse audiences has been supported in the latest NZ On Air funding decisions.

NEW ZEALAND: Party leaders picking on the media

RNZ: When Winston Peters took centre stage this week, he also took a big swing at the media. Other party leaders also criticised the coverage of the election, but some political players and the media seemed to get along just fine.

REGIONAL: Access to Information an ongoing struggle across the Asia Pacific

IFJ: Access to information has legal protection in many countries in the region, but we are witnessing an unrelenting pushback on this right, as journalists and activists increasingly use this powerful tool to uncover corruption, press for good governance and expose scams at the highest levels.

CYPRUS: Regulator investigates “Russian Radio” merger citing licence violations

Cyprus Mail: The Cyprus Radiotelevision Authority, said that it is looking into a probable violation of terms by four local radio stations broadcasting content other than the one originally approved.

ESTONIA: Estonia aims to light the way to digitization

Deutsche Welle: Estonia is already something of a pioneer when it comes to digitization. Almost all administrative processes in the small nation take place digitally. It now wants to use its EU presidency, to bring fellow EU members up to speed.

FRANCE: Culture budget: the public audiovisual sector will have to make efforts (French)

LesEchos: The company will have to present ways of reform to tighten the belt and this, without affecting the creation, said the cabinet of the Minister of Culture and Communication.

FRANCE: France Télévisions: Bruno Le Maire opposed to the return of advertising in the evening (French)

Europe1: Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that he was not in favor of a return of advertising on France Télévisions after 8 pm, making a tribute to Nicolas Sarkozy’s decision to remove it in 2009.

FRANCE: France Televisions: the unions against the funding’s cuts (French)

Le Figaro: France Televisions unions protested Wednesday against the fall in public broadcasting credits in the 2018 budget and a plan to reorganize local news editions on France 3, which resulted in a strike in the local channels.

GERMANY: German fact-checkers: Fake news didn’t affect this election, but we’re not safe yet

Poynter: We have come to learn a lot about this country. We have especially learned how the spreading of emotional posts and campaigns is also affecting Germans online. We have learned how this method of campaigning is used to persuade masses and suggest a majority, as well as to try to influence these masses.”

HUNGARY: Prime minister Viktor Orban wages campaign against critical journalists

Index: As Hungary prepares for parliamentary elections, independent journalists have become a target of the pro-government media outlets.

LATVIA: New Latvian Radio appointments made by media watchdog

LSM: Just three days after Latvia’s media watchdog dismissed a Latvian Radio board member September 29, two new members were installed for five year terms on October 4.

MALTA: PBS board wants John Bundy replaced

Times of Malta: The board’s work has been put off indefinitely.

NORWAY: NRK’s Myklebust sees big shift in viewing patterns

Broadband TV News: According to the latest figures, 28% are using an OTT service very day, up from a quarter a year ago.

POLAND: Government Spying Threatens Media Freedom in Poland

EJO: There are growing concerns that state agencies in Poland were, and possibly still are, spying on journalists – a trend that could have a chilling effect on Polish media, experts warn.

POLAND: Scripps dismisses Polish concerns

Broadband TV News: The Polish broadcaster TVN has brushed off fears that it will be impacted by government plans to limit the levels of foreign ownership in media companies.

NORWAY: NRK’s Myklebust sees big shift in viewing patterns

Broadband TV News: The national broadcaster’s board of directors has informed the government it lost confidence in the CEO and wants him replaced, the Times of Malta has learnt.

ROMANIA: Georgică Severin appointed director general of Radio Romania

EBU: Georgică Severin has been appointed by the Romanian Parliament as the new President Director General of EBU Member Radio Romania. Severin has been the Interim Director General since April 2017.

ROMANIA: Romania MPs Sack Indebted Public Broadcaster’s Managers

Balkan Insight: Angered by its mounting debts, Romanian MPs voted to sack the public broadcaster’s management on Wednesday after rejecting its 2016 report for the third time.

RUSSIA: Russia exerts pressure on CNN

Broadband TV News: The Russian regulator Roskomnadzor has summoned representatives of CNN to discuss alleged violations of the country’s media legislation.

SERBIA: New directors for Serbian pubcaster

Broadband TV News: Serbia’s Regulatory Authority of Electronic Media (REM) has elected two new members to the steering committee of the public broadcaster RTS.

SERBIA: RSF backs Serbia’s embattled independent media

RSF: In response to an appeal by Serbia’s journalists to the international community to condemn the growing hostility towards dissident journalists and media in Serbia, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Serbian authorities to stop hounding and intimidating independent media outlets.

SERBIA: Serbian Media Stage Blackout in Defence of Freedom

BIRN: Around 150 Serbian media outlets and NGOs are temporarily blacking out their websites or going off air on Thursday, in protest against what they see as assaults on the media’s freedom.

SERBIA: Serbia, the state against independent media

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso: First the closure of the weekly Novine Vranjske and the hunger strike of its director, then the Defense minister’s attack against the investigative portal Krik. Hard times for independent media in Serbia.

SPAIN: Catalan referendum: The media becomes a target as tensions escalate

Index: The stern reaction by the national government has caused not only much conflict within the region but also violations against media freedom.

SPAIN: Catalonia: journalists beaten and TV accused of bias in referendum clashes

ECPMF: Reporters have been beaten along with people attempting to vote in Catalonia’s independence referendum, which had been declared illegal by the Spanish government.

SPAIN: RSF publishes report on “Respect for media in Catalonia”

RSF: Three days before a planned referendum on independence in Catalonia, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has issued a report on the oppressive climate for media freedom in this northeastern region of Spain, where journalists are complaining of unprecedented harassment by the authorities and on social networks.

SPAIN: RTVE accused of manipulation, censorship in Catalan election coverage

Rapid TV News: Journalists belonging to RTVE have reported biased coverage of the Catalan referendum causing the news board of Spain’s public broadcaster to initiate an internal investigation

SWEDEN: Mainstream populism has emboldened extremist opponents of the press

Index: The rise of the party – and the normalisation of their nationalist agenda – over the past decade has been accompanied by a more toxic fringe with clearer ties to extra-parliamentary far-right and neo-Nazi-movements who have identified established journalists as a barrier to the reassertion of traditional Swedish value.

UK: NRS: At seven UK titles, more than half of the national audience reads stories only on mobile

Journalism.co.uk: The latest NRS figures show the prevalence of readers who only interact with newsbrands on their mobile device

BOLIVIA: Bolivian media call attention to bill that opens possibility of sanctioning journalists’ “recklessness”

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: Media and journalism associations in Bolivia are on alert due to a proposal to reform the Penal Code that is under debate in the country’s Congress. They claim that Article 200 of the new Code, which provides for sanctions against professional misconduct, poses a threat to press freedom by opening the door to the criminalization of journalists in that country.

BRAZIL: Brazil speeds up DTT STB delivery ahead of Rio switch-off

Rapid Tv News: With the analogue switch-off in Rio de Janeiro scheduled for 27 October, Brazil has increased the rate of distribution of free set-top boxes (STBs) to ensure digital TV reception.

BRAZIL: Brazilians launch “Libre,” a new microfinancing technology for journalism

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: Brazil has seen dozens of independent journalism initiatives emerge in recent years. […] One challenge facing most of these initiatives concerns financial sustainability: how to generate the income needed to improve journalistic quality, keeping content accessible to as many people as possible?Libre, a new microfinancing technology for digital journalism, aims to help Brazilian outlets solve this impasse.

CARIBBEAN: ‘There are very few things that can shut the media down more efficiently than a hurricane’: The Caribbean faces Irma and Maria

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: In less than two weeks, journalists and media workers in the Caribbean weathered two hurricanes[…]now, in the aftermath of these storms, stories are emerging about how journalists and media workers in the Caribbean fared and what is needed for them to get back on their feet.

MEXICO: Community radio in Mexico: Independence under threat?

Al Jazeera: Exploring the world of Mexican community radio, what it means to audiences and what the future holds.

MEXICO: How the Verificado19s campaign is fact-checking Mexico’s earthquake

Ijnet: Communication is aid. When natural disasters hit, like Mexico’s catastrophic Sept. 19 earthquake that has left the country still reeling, information “can help save lives and mitigate risks,” according to the CDAC network. Reliable information, that is.

PARAGUAY: Contents of Paraguay TV will be transmitted by Argentine Public TV

La Nación: The cooperation involves both the exchange between the state media of Paraguay and Argentina, as well as the training of human resources.

PUERTO RICO: After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican journalists defy collapse of communications and personal losses to continue reporting

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: International and Puerto Rican media have set up shop in the Puerto Rico Convention Center, creating a de facto newsroom in the same building where officials give press conferences and citizens look for resources.

PUERTO RICO: As crisis unfolds in Puerto Rico, journalists help connect families

CJR: News updates have been scarce since the storm knocked out power for most residents of Puerto Rico, a US territory that has struggled to get attention from the US government and from mainland journalists.

PUERTO RICO: The Media Really Has Neglected Puerto Rico

FiveThirtyEight: While Puerto Rico suffers after Hurricane Maria, much of the U.S. media (FiveThirtyEight not excepted) has been occupied with other things.

VENEZUELA: Blockades and censorship in Venezuela, by Edison Lanza (Spanish)

El Comercio: Civil society has documented the closure of 50 media outlets in the last year that maintained a critical editorial and journalistic line of government.

VENEZUELA: Less freedoms, more journalism

IJNET: Asphyxiated by tight control over printing paper, the dramatic change in the editorial lines of traditional media – which led to dismissals and voluntary terminations – and the censorship promoted by the national government, many journalists in Venezuela have opted to create their own media organizations.

BAHRAIN: A tide of repression: country profile of the Kingdom of Bahrain

IFEX: Hopes that the heavy handed response to the pro-democracy movement that sprang up in Bahrain in 2011 would be investigated and that justice would be brought for those who had suffered violence at the hands of police have not only collapsed, but the situation for freedom of expression and human rights has taken a nosedive.

IRAN: Iran’s New Internet Minister Isn’t Delivering on Internet Freedom Promises

Motherboard: The Rouhani administration seemed to be expanding internet access, but the threat of censorship remains strong.

IRAN: Iranian authorities neglect health of imprisoned journalists

RSF: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about the prison conditions of detained journalists and citizen-journalists in Iran, especially those who are ill or on hunger strike.

IRAQ: Media targeted in Kurdistan referendum tension

RSF: After the historic referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan on 25 September and the resulting tension at the local, regional and international levels, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reminds the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of the need to safeguard the right to criticize in what is now an increasingly uncertain political environment.

SYRIA: Vital Human Rights Evidence in Syria is Disappearing from YouTube

Witness: So much of Syria’s history has been purposefully erased by ISIS in recent years. And now, we’re seeing another erasure of history– this time on YouTube.

TURKEY: Journalist released from Turkish jail in press freedom case

Financial Times: Kadri Gursel freed on bail but denounces continued detention of newspaper colleagues.

REGIONAL: Attacks, abuses of power and shrinking civic space: MENA in September

via Ifex: Our monthly roundup of news, analysis and research on freedom of expression issues in the Middle East and North Africa spotlights Egypt’s latest efforts to control the media (and rainbow flags), the Kurdish referendum (and aftershocks), a campaign to tackle self-censorship in Palestine and much more.

CANADA: CBC/Radio-Canada responds to Government’s Creative Canada announcement

CBC: CBC/Radio-Canada believes the Government of Canada’s vision for culture, announced today, is an important step towards ensuring that Canadian culture thrives, here in Canada, and around the world.

CANADA: Liberals unveil Canadian cultural policy revamp, with help from Netflix

CBC Canada: More money for Canada Media Fund, export initiatives, funding from Netflix

CANADA: New Maison Radio-Canada breaks ground in Montreal

CBC: Public broadcaster’s new building slated to be done by January 2020

CANADA: RSF joins coalition urging meaningful access to information reform in Canada

RSF: On International Right to Know Day, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has joined a global coalition of civil society organizations and individuals led by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) in a joint letter calling on Canada’s Treasury Board President Scott Brison to withdraw the government’s inadequate Access to Information Act reform legislation, Bill C-58.

US: CPB Awards Grant to NPR to Help Public Radio Stations Improve Emergency Messaging

CPB: Stations in ‘Tornado Alley’ to send messages to mobile and other digital devices

US: Reuters sets out ambitious plan to measure ‘The Trump Effect’

CJR: Reuters is hoping to drag readers’ attention back to what happens after the president’s word becomes law.

US: State funding dip prompts job cuts at Prairie Public Broadcasting

Current: The dual licensee in Fargo lost $400,000 of its previous state outlay of about $850,000 in the biennial budget for fiscal years 2017–19 that was approved in April, said John Harris, station president.

GENERAL: Public TV puts rural America in the spotlight

The Daily Yonder: The publicly funded Independent Television Service does an above-average job in supporting programs that look at rural people, places, and issues. Politicians who say public broadcasting is out of touch with America ought to look at the facts instead of their talking points.

6 different kinds of collaborative journalism and the good and bad things about each


10 questions to ask before covering mis- and dis-information

First Draft: When, how and why do we report on rumors and fabricated content?

Al Jazeera’s new VR documentary about the Rohingya refugee crisis blends film and animation

Journalism.co.uk: I Am Rohingya marks the first in a series of original documentaries that aim to transport viewers to the people and cultures hit hardest by inequality and conflict.

Building Better Story Formats for Live Coverage

Source: Live coverage is a big challenge for newsrooms. It sits at the intersection of high-stress moments and production-intensive story forms. We use a variety of tools to help us with breaking news, but they’re typically not the ones we use day to day.

Communication with Communities: Walking the Talk (Report)

Internews: Putting people at the center of humanitarian response.

Journalists targeted with threats of sexual violence

Index: Journalists are increasingly subjected to online harassment, but when the journalist is a woman misogynistic abuse quickly escalates into gender-based defamation and threats of sexual violence, according to a review of incidents reported to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project.

Local journalism remains important (Report)

Journalism Research News: Local news outlets are facing the same challenges as their larger counterparts: declining revenues, smaller newsrooms and shuttered titles. New report by UO School of Journalism and Communication Agora Journalism Center, explores the practice of local journalism in the Pacific Northwest.

‘Lone wolf’ or ‘terrorist’? How bias can shape news coverage

Poynter: Many news reports have dubbed the horrific massacre in Las Vegas “the deadliest shooting in American history.” The only problem with the dramatic superlative? It isn’t true.

Online threats to female journalists require immediate action, says OSCE media freedom representative

OSCE: “Combating online threats against female journalists will remain at the top of my agenda as it is an integral part of the safety of journalists. There can be no freedom of the media without safety,” said the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir, opening the first of a series of workshops on the online safety of female journalists, which concluded in Vienna today.

OTT TV episode & movie revenues to reach $83 billion

Broadband TV News: Online TV episode and movie revenues for 138 countries will reach $83 billion in 2022; more than double the $37 recorded billion in 2016.

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