Tag: International Journalism Week

International Journalism Week 2017

The Department of Journalism Studies and the Centre for Freedom of the Media  (CFOM) are delighted to announce that this year’s International Journalism Week (IJW) will be held on 6th- 10th November 2017 at the University of Sheffield.

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Wanted: clear criteria for news organisations when dealing with hate speech and extremist content

There are clear signs that hate speech is on the increase, often turbo charged by social media. The London Bridge attacks in July triggered a big spike in hate crimes with a significant amount of them being attacks in the street directed at British Muslims, the Guardian reported. Figures released by the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, showed a fivefold increase in Islamophobic attacks since the atrocity at London Bridge, and a 40% increase in racist incidents, compared with the daily average this year.

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International Journalism Week 2016

This November the Department of Journalism Studies once again hosts International Journalism Week: a unique forum offering students and staff in five days of debate and networking on the issues that connect journalism educators,...

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CFOM Annual Lecture 2016

To mark the International Day to End Impunity, the Centre for Freedom of Media will host a special event focused on justice for victims of crimes against journalists for students and staff, during our International Journalism...

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