Journalists Spotlight


Release Date: Wed, 20/07/2016
The Brexit referendum was an historic decision for the UK, and social media played its part in the debate. While the impact of online campaigning is unclear, Facebook and other platforms were awash with campaigners expressing their views and calling for support
Release Date: Mon, 11/07/2016
National Security Service agents have been deployed to monitor media houses in the town of Yei in South Sudan, highlighting concerns over a crackdown on media freedom in the country
Release Date: Wed, 22/06/2016
Violence in France has involved fans from Russia, England and even local gangs among others, but media coverage of events paints a very different picture of events depending on which publication is reporting
Release Date: Sun, 19/06/2016
When 49 people were killed in a mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, the US media went into overdrive. We analyse the fragmented facts, the familiar narratives of terror and the rhetoric of blame driving the coverage of this story.
Release Date: Thu, 12/05/2016
Giles Duley is an award-winning British photojournalist who is committed to telling the human stories of conflict and its victims. DCMF spoke to Duley about the current migrant situation in Europe, and how the story is being covered
Release Date: Thu, 28/04/2016
DCMF speaks to Swedish journalist Martin Schibbye about the dangers of censoring journalists by imprisonment, and his personal experiences since regaining his freedom from Ethiopia
Release Date: Mon, 18/04/2016
Despite garnering international attention and causing global shockwaves, the Panama Papers failed to cause much of a stir in the Middle East. However, some journalists chose to follow up the revelations in investigative work

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