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Journalists and civil society representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia taking part in the conference titled “From traditional to online media: best practices and perspectives” will look at international standards and national practices regarding freedom of the media in social media and online broadcast regulation.
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The participants of the conference will have an opportunity to discuss regulatory practices in traditional and online media and examine possible regulatory policy responses in a master class held by by Albany Associates, an international communications firm working with governments and broadcast regulatory agencies.

Journalists and civil society representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia taking part in the conference titled “From traditional to online media: best practices and perspectives” will look at international standards and national practices regarding freedom of the media in social media and online broadcast regulation.
[…]
The participants of the conference will have an opportunity to discuss regulatory practices in traditional and online media and examine possible regulatory policy responses in a master class held by by Albany Associates, an international communications firm working with governments and broadcast regulatory agencies.

Right now in Zagreb, researchers, journalists and policy-makers from Croatia and beyond are meeting to discuss Digital Freedom of Expression, and the challenges faced by public media services and non-profit media. (Agenda in Word / PDF.)

Here’s the video message Rebecca Mackinnon sent to conference participants, as she couldn’t be there in person. In it, she urges the news media and journalists to place internet freedom on a par with press freedom – without a free and open internet, she argues, press freedom will face ever more severe threats.

(via Video: Rebecca Mackinnon on press freedom and internet freedom | Media Policy)

Right now in Zagreb, researchers, journalists and policy-makers from Croatia and beyond are meeting to discuss Digital Freedom of Expression, and the challenges faced by public media services and non-profit media. (Agenda in Word / PDF.)

Here’s the video message Rebecca Mackinnon sent to conference participants, as she couldn’t be there in person. In it, she urges the news media and journalists to place internet freedom on a par with press freedom – without a free and open internet, she argues, press freedom will face ever more severe threats.

(via Video: Rebecca Mackinnon on press freedom and internet freedom | Media Policy)

In Zagreb, researchers, journalists and policy-makers from Croatia and beyond have been meeting on October 4th and 5th to discuss Digital Freedom of Expression, and the challenges faced by public media services and non-profit media. (Here’s the conference agenda in Word and as a PDF.) OSF’s own recent Mapping Digital Media report for Croatia covers many of these issues, and you can read it here.

 

Since she couldn’t be in Zagreb in person, Rebecca Mackinnon – co-founder of Global Voices Online, former CNN correspondent, scholar and author – recorded a video message to conference participants, but we think it deserves a wider airing. In it, she urges the news media and journalists to place internet freedom on a par with press freedom – without a free and open internet, she argues, press freedom will face ever more severe threats.