Journalists Spotlight

Features

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.
Release Date: Sun, 25/12/2016
While the number of journalist deaths has decreased in 2016, the threat of impunity, the problem of false news and the ongoing dangers of covering conflicts, mean that much still needs to be done to protect journalists and media freedom

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