Journalists Spotlight

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Release Date: Tue, 28/02/2017
DCMF spoke to Human Rights Watch executive director for the Middle East and North Africa, Sarah Leah Whitson about the importance of protecting media freedom in the quest to promote human rights around the world
Release Date: Tue, 14/02/2017
Photographs of some of the sports journalists DCMF interviewed ahead of National Sports Day
Release Date: Sun, 12/02/2017
The rise of channels such as Bein and Al Kass is an indication of the state's emphasis on sport in general, according to presenter Ali Al-Maslamani
Release Date: Sun, 12/02/2017
DCMF is supporting a number of young journalists participating in and covering events and activities this National Sports Day
Release Date: Sun, 12/02/2017
Although not traditionally considered a field for women, sports media in Qatar have witnessed an increase in female involvement in recent years
Release Date: Tue, 31/01/2017
Tanzania's new media bill, aimed at combating "seditious reporting" and preventing hatred has been criticised widely by media experts who believe that it will be used by authorities to restrict media freedom and prevent them reporting on serious issues
Release Date: Mon, 23/01/2017
Despite allowing wide-reaching surveillance measures and concerns over privacy, general fear and suspicion has enabled the passage of the controversial Investigatory Powers Act, dubbed the Snoopers Charter, in the UK
Release Date: Wed, 11/01/2017
Receiving her Cecile B DeMile lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep highlighted the urgent need to protect press freedom and embolden strong media to hold power to account.

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