Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalists

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

25 May 2016

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism...

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 3 May 2016

Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Today, 3 May, is World Press Freedom Day and the 25-year anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration on media freedom in Africa...

By Pansy Tlakula 3 May 2016

The state of media freedom in Africa

Over 40 journalists and media experts assess the state of media freedom and expression, access to information and media pluralism and diversity in sub-Saharan Africa...

26 Apr 2016

Russia's internet censorship grew nine-fold in 2015: rights group

MOSCOW - Internet censorship in Russia soared last year as the government stepped up efforts to filter content online, a report by a rights group said...

17 Feb 2016

Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

Entries for the 2016 'Bobs - Best of Online Activism' are now open until 3 March 2016. The Deutsche Welle (DW) awards honour exemplary efforts to promote online freedom of expression and civil society...

8 Feb 2016

[Biz Online Insights] Media freedom

This week, our 'Biz Online Insights' section explores the South African online population's views on media freedom...

5 Feb 2016

Freedom of information making global headlines

As the new year beckons, so too does a new way for journalists to work - without fear of punishment for seeking out the truth....

31 Dec 2015

Russian blogger jailed for five years for pro-Ukraine posts

MOSCOW - A Russian court has sentenced a blogger to five years in a Siberian penal colony for "inciting hatred and extremism" by posting videos online criticising pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, in a verdict condemned by rights activists.

31 Dec 2015

South Sudan in top five 'most deadliest places for journalists'

With 110 journalists killed in connection with their work or for still unclear reasons in 2015, Reporters Without Borders puts South Sudan on the list of the top five 'most deadliest places for journalists to work'...

30 Dec 2015

Right2Know Campaign hosting events for International Right to Know Day 2015

On 28 September 2015, is International Right to Know Day and the Right2Know (R2K) Campaign will be hosting events in three major provinces to observe this important day...

26 Sep 2015

Sanef condemns sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has express shock at the sentencing on Saturday of three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court sitting in Cairo...

31 Aug 2015

SAFREA raising the alarm on gazetted changes to South Africa's Copyright Act

The Southern African Freelancers' Association (Safrea) is greatly concerned about the potential impacts of the Copyright Amendment Bill, as gazetted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on 27 July 2015...

24 Aug 2015

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