Archive for the ‘Cross Border’ Category

Reporters Sans Frontieres: Why Indonesia should release two detained French journalists HELD since early August, Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois are to go on trial next week After holding French journalists Valentine Bourrat and Thomas...

HALF THE WORLD or nearly six billion people will have Internet access in the next three years. Two years hence by 2019, up to 7.8 billion people would be online. Yet still, that is just half the story. Up to 80 percent of the citizens of the 48 poorest...

What is the Uncovering Asia conference? UNCOVERING ASIA is the first Asian investigative journalism conference. The event will bring together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around...

Mark your calendars! Uncovering Asia: The 1st Asian Investigative Journalism Conference, a breakthrough event, will be held in Manila on Nov. 22-24, 2014. The conference will bring together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media...

FROM HARD NEWS to hard labor. Regional media groups have condemned what they called the "inhumane sentence" by a Burmese court of four journalists and their boss to ten years of hard labor for violating Burma's State Secrets Act. On Thursday,...

THERE ARE those who say that Freedom of Information (FOI) is not a "sexy" topic, and that many people would rather talk about issues of food and shelter than issues about information. Not so, say veteran and award-winning photojournalists who have...

THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN PRESS ALLIANCE (SEAPA) has raised the alarm over a series of lawsuits filed by the prime ministers of Singapore and Malaysia against online sites, saying this was a kind of bullying to shield officials from public scrutiny and...