"Scandal at WAN-IFRA / WEF Congress

Doğan Media Group (DMG), who is involved in WAN-IFRA leadership, shaped the meeting report concerning Turkey. Basically, by accomplicing this notarious, tax evading Media Conglomeration, WAN-IFRA loses its credibility… DMG brought the war to a new front, like some pro-Establishment people bringing the war against the civilian government in credible Western media organizations…

Scandal at WAN-IFRA / WEF Congress in Hyderabad


Hyderabad — I spent the last three days in Hyderabad, India, trying to talk some sense into the entire leadership of the World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA) and World Editors Forum (WEF).

Dogan Media Group Has No Right to Speak About Media Freedom in Turkey


Dogan Group newspapers reported the WAN?s and IFRA?s harsh critics about media freedom in Turkey. I have no objection about the statement of the WAN and the IFRA.”

What is (not) freedom of the press?


Hyderabad ? The Hürriyet newspaper?s chief columnist, Oktay Ekşi, who is adept in creating appellations for people whose ideas he does not like, described a group of journalists, including me, as ?virtue fighters? in his column yesterday.

Three Turkish Media Groups Attack WAN-IFRA Report Slamming Government Pressure, Particularly The Massive Dogan Fine

Where do WAN-IFRA and Doğan group stand vis-à-vis freedom of the press?


Hyderabad — Consider a media group that controls about 60 percent of the media sector in a country and that categorically sides with militaristic and antidemocratic practices with its publications and broadcasts

Doğan group?s India attack

HYDERABAD — It is very interesting to talk about postmodern topics such as the future of newspapers and Internet media in a secluded part of a city that has witnessed the most colorful and mysterious events in history.

other journalism news:

How Programmer/Journalists Craft Their Own Study Programs

from MediaShift

After writing about the skills a journalist/programmer might need, I thought it would be interesting to see what college students are learning. For the most part, journalism education has not caught up with the innovations taking place in the industry. Many programs don’t offer more than an introduction to working with the web, so some students have to teach themselves.

Philippines named most dangerous country for journalists

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Jennifer Lush

The Philippines has been named the world’s most dangerous country for journalists this year by an official for the advocacy group, Committee to Protect Journalists. According to CPJ research, the deadliest event prior to the Philippines murders came in  Iraq in 2006 when 11 employees of Al-Shaabiya television were killed in an attack at the station’s Baghdad studios.

Google hands newspapers an olive branch

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Jennifer Lush

With pressure mounting against Google from newspapers angered by the way it helps readers bypass their paywalls; the search engine giant has agreed to aid publishers by putting a cap on subscription websites.

ProPublica Editor-in-Chief sees future for newspapers in the digital age

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Helena Humphrey


Paul Steiger, Editor-in-Chief of ProPublica and former Managing Editor of the Wall Street Journal, has given his take on the future of journalism in the digital age.

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