The birth of the Windhoek Declaration
The birth of the Windhoek Declaration

GWEN LISTER, founder of The Namibian newspaper, co-chaired the seminar that crafted the Windhoek Declaration. She looks back on that time, when a passion for the profession drove African journalists to demand a freer, more independent press.

By Gwen Lister 1 day ago

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future
Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism. These new technologies turn news into a dialogue and enable new levels of access to data may save lives.

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 1 day ago

Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality
Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Rights such as freedom of expression and access to information are often associated with journalists, but they belong to everyone. It takes strong commitment to ensure they become reality, not just words on paper.

By Pansy Tlakula 1 day ago