Themes Archives: Media and Press

RELEASE: Commemoration of World Press Freedom Day 2019

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) and Media Monitors join the world in commemorating World Press Freedom Day. Today the world celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom. The day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. This year’s global theme is “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of […]

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Report on the Media Institute of Southern Africa Digital Rights and Digital Migration Report Launch

DATE: 9 MAY 2019 VENUE: MONOMOTAPA HOTEL, HARARE (Attended by Dzikamai Bere and Farirai Sibanda) 1. PROFILE OF PARTICIPANTS The report launch was attended by at least twenty-seven (27) participants. Participants were from the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum, Baker Tilly Zimbabwe, the Sunday Times, NewsDay, Tell Zim […]

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MMPZ concerned by news of plans to ‘regulate’ social media

MMPZ is shocked by news that the government is in the process of drafting new cyber-security laws to control the activities of social media. While MMPZ does not condone the use of social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, MySpace, LinkedIn, You Tube and the Internet to abuse others, MMPZ is concerned that any […]

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