On 20 October 2011, following months of fighting, Muammar Qadhafi was killed by Libyan rebels. As the news exploded, images of the blood-stained colonel spread around the world, making it a global event. In Libya today, there is a sense of “before” and “after” Qadhafi.
The joy, the tears, the shock was such that everyone knows exactly what they were doing when they heard the news. However, Libyans experienced the fall of Qadhafi in many different ways.
A year after the…Continue
Added by Ioannis Andritsopoulos on December 13, 2012 at 15:31 — No Comments
Al Jazeera English, the English version of the Arabic-language news network, has recently aired an interesting story on how the financial crisis in Greece has affected the Greek media industry.
The media sector was one of the first victims of the Greek financial…Continue
Added by Ioannis Andritsopoulos on May 22, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments
Greek riot police attacked journalists and photojournalists in Athens on Wednesday and Thursday night.
Greek Photojournalists' Union President Mr. Marios Lolos suffered serious head injuries after being repeatedly beaten on the head with batons.
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) condemned the behaviour of the Greek Police who this week brutally attacked…Continue
Added by Ioannis Andritsopoulos on April 6, 2012 at 16:52 — No Comments
Tomorrow (Tuesday May 3) is the World Press Freedom Day, as declared by the United Nations General Assemby to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to…Continue
Added by Ioannis Andritsopoulos on May 2, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments
The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is reviewing the journalism industry in 2010 with the help of colleagues from around the world.
Added by Ioannis Andritsopoulos on January 7, 2011 at 23:30 — No Comments