As any good freelancer knows, it is a good habit to go and visit your editors personally whenever you have a chance to be in your home country. So I am just back from a tour of the newsrooms I work/have worked with in Milan, Italy, and the mood is rather gloomy. Empty seats and switched-off computers, dramatic cuts in working time, forced retirements, those who still cling on to their seats working desperately to achieve at least the same quality as before.
Even the editor in chief of…Continue
The EJC and Korea Press Foundation have put together a 2 week fellowship programme to promote a better understanding of Korea.
Held in South Korea, the programme will feature a series of seminars led by specialists on diverse themes such as EU-Korea relations and talks on the Free Trade Agreement, green growth policy and security on the Korean peninsula.
Six European journalists will be selected on the basis of the motivation and concrete ideas for reporting…Continue
Added by Cristina Romero on April 27, 2011 at 10:45 — No Comments
My husband and I was born not so long ago after Chornobyl tragedy.
On its 25th anniversary lets have a look how the catastrophe has been reflected all over the world during these 25 long years, that changed the world’s attitude towards nuclear power… In our common blog you could see pictures and stories from every single years since that time.
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Guess Where Game.
By Utis Sakulpakdee.
Watch this sign and guess where the missing words are.It's Suwanabhumi Airport sign.Suwannabhumi Airport was desinged to be Bangkok leading air hub and tourists destination in Asia.This international airport was built in 2006
with the allegation of corruption hidden at…Continue
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18 April 2011
Budapest, 18 April 2011: The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) welcomes the decision by the Danish Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Integration Affairs to reverse the July 2010 orders to expel a group of Romanian Roma from Denmark, ten of whom were represented by the ERRC. The Ministry stated in its decision that it found reason to reverse the expulsion decisions handed down by the Immigration Authority because the expulsions…Continue
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14 April 2011 | Geneva - Some 2.6 million stillbirths occurred worldwide in 2009, according to the first comprehensive set of estimates published today in a special series of The Lancet medical journal.
Every day more than 7200 babies are stillborn − a death just when parents expect to welcome a new life − and 98% of them occur in low- and middle-income countries. High-income countries are not immune, with one in 320 babies stillborn…Continue
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Powerful scientific instruments and pervasive computing have driven quantum leaps in the amount of data available to scientists, raising new challenges for researchers who have had to develop new methods, tools and institutions...…Continue
Added by Csaba Madarász on April 13, 2011 at 12:16 — No Comments
In cooperation with the Association of Norwegian Editors I had the opportunity to ask the editors of Norwegian media (newspapers, broadcasting, magazines, websites) questions about open government data, data journalism etc. The survey was conducted in February and 138 editors responded. Some results: - Editors are convinced that data journalism (interactive visualizations, the mashup of different data sources etc) has the potential of reaching a wide audience. 83 percent agreed (completely…Continue
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By Iqbal Tamimi
Since the People's Revolution broke out in Libya on February 17th, at least 15 cases of journalists’ arrests and four attacks on journalists were reported, besides two attacks against media outlets and the brutal assassination of two journalists.
One of the Egyptian reporters working in Libya, advised other journalists during a television interview not to reveal their identities, and not to mention that…Continue
Added by Iqbal Tamimi on April 8, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments
On Tuesday, in a note published to the newly minted “Journalists on Facebook” Page, Facebook announced a new venture targeting journalists interested in learning how to best use Facebook as a reporting tool. According to the note, “The Page will provide journalists with best practices for integrating the latest Facebook products with their work and…Continue
Added by Csaba Madarász on April 8, 2011 at 6:09 — No Comments
SINGAPORE, April 6 (Bernama) -- The European Union (EU) and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) will hold their first-ever business summit on May 5, 2011 in Jakarta.
In a statement Wednesday, the EU said the summit would bring together business leaders as well as public and private investors and government officials from both regions to discuss trade, investment and business opportunities in both regions.
"The event will help ensure that…
Added by TENGKU NOOR SHAMSIAH T ABDULLAH on April 6, 2011 at 20:14 — No Comments
During January, I wrote an article on the preparedness of our government and agencies in disaster preparedness (Link- http://bit.ly/gkpXvj ) in Himalayan region of Asia. And now we could see the nature’s fury in earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, and how helpless one could…Continue
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SINGAPORE, April 1 (Bernama) -- The European Commission (EC) welcomes the World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel report which found that billions of dollars in US Federal and state subsidies granted to Boeing are illegal under the latter's rules.
This landmark ruling has clearly confirmed the EU's position on all of its main claims, it said in a statement.
The WTO, on Thursday, issued the panel report that had examined the European Union's (EU) complaint which…
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