The success of the democratic transitions underway around the Middle East and North Africa will depend on well-informed voters educated by a professional and objective media.
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Building Skills and Promoting Collaboration among the Middle East and North Africa’s Budding Journalists
U.S. State Department and USAID Support Journalism Training in Southern Sudan
In southern Sudan, Voice of America (VOA) journalist Shaka Ssali hosted training sessions from May 13 to 16 for journalism students and practicing journalists through the U.S. Department of State International Information Program (IIP) speaker program. More than 60 participants attended the training sessions coordinated by the U.S. Consulate in Juba and USAID. Shaka Ssali, […]
Working to Meet the Challenges to Freedom of the Press in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
Several months ago at a reception for Vice President Biden in Moscow, I met a 30-year old journalist named Oleg Kashin. He is a special correspondent for the Russian newspaper Kommersant and runs a blog called Live Journal. I noticed Oleg walked with a cane and his face was bruised and swollen. He was missing […]