World Association of News Publishers


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In a bold move, a number of Egypt's most prominent independent newspapers are staging a one day media blackout in protest against President Mohamed Morsi’s latest constitutional decree that hands him nearly unrestricted powers, as well as the final draft of the constitution that was adopted last week by an Islamic-led panel.

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Farah Wael

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2012-12-04 19:15

Grupo Clarín, the publisher of Argentina’s most widely read daily newspaper and the largest media conglomerate in the country, once enjoyed a favourable relationship with the government. Now, the two are engaged in a public tussle in which each side claims that the other poses a threat to freedom of expression: the administration of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner accuses Clarín of having a monopolistic stranglehold over the country’s media, and the news conglomerate charges the government with striving to stifle dissenting voices.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

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2012-11-25 19:22

Ahead of a crucial vote in the Ukrainian Parliament, WAN-IFRA appeals to parliamentarians to vote to rescind proposed amendments to the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code that would reintroduce criminal libel.

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Andrew Heslop

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2012-10-01 16:50

As the European Football Championships drew to a close with the spotlight on Ukraine, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Article 19, Freedom House, Open Society Foundations (OSF), and the Ukraine Association of Press Publishers released their joint report on the country’s press freedom situation.

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Andrew Heslop

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2012-09-06 16:20

Mexico’s press is rapidly losing its freedom and the government must take urgent action to guarantee the safety of journalists and media professionals, so says a report published today by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

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Andrew Heslop

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2012-09-04 13:30

Presentación del Premio “Pluma de Oro de la Libertad” 2012, Discurso de Erik Bjerager, Presidente, Foro Mundial de Editores, Ceremonia de Apertura, 64o Congreso Mundial de Periódicos y 19º Foro Mundial de Editores, Kiev, Ucrania, 03 de septiembre 2012

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Andrew Heslop

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2012-09-03 09:46

El Consejo de Administración de la Asociación Mundial de Periódicos y Editores de Noticias (WAN-IFRA), que se reunirá el 2 de septiembre de 2012 en Kiev, Ucrania, durante el 64° Congreso Mundial de Periódicos y el 19° World Editors Forum, hace un llamamiento al Presidente electo de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, para que dé máxima prioridad a la seguridad de los profesionales de los medios durante su mandato.

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Andrew Heslop

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2012-08-27 10:47

This report outlines a detailed plan recommended by WAN-IFRA and based on a report, presented by the Ukrainian Association of Press Publishers (UAPP) to tackle problems in newspaper distribution and the development of the retail trade for the printed press in Ukraine.

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Alison Meston

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2012-08-23 13:13

Golden Pen of Freedom 2012 Presentation Speech, delivered by Erik Bjerager, President, World Editors Forum at the Opening Ceremony, 64th World Newspaper Congress and 19th World Editors Forum, Kiev, Ukraine, 3 September 2012.

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Andrew Heslop

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2012-08-22 15:06

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting on 2 September 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine, during the 64th World Newspaper Congress and 19th World Editors Forum, calls on the President-elect of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, to prioritise the safety of media professionals during his upcoming mandate.

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Andrew Heslop

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2012-08-21 17:09

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