CORONAVIRUS : We need reliable news more than ever – act now!

first_img Support RSF during the pandemic.Make a donationJournalists all over the world are doing a remarkable job to keep usinformed day in day out, despite all the logistic restrictions, thedanger of catching Covid-19, and the threat of reprisals in somecountries. This is the case in China, the origin of the pandemic, where massive censorship mechanisms have been put in place and where whistleblowersand journalists nonetheless continue to courageously denounce theshortcomings of the regime’s measure to combat the virus, althoughmany colleagues have disappeared. March 24, 2020 Find out more Organisation Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Covid19DisappearancesWhistleblowersFreedom of expression Help by sharing this information  >> Support RSF during the covid-19 crisis Amid all the anxiety caused by the global pandemic, our need for fast and reliable news reporting is greater than ever. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is launching a special donation appeal to support journalists that are under attack for their COVID19 coverage. News News>> Use Tracker-19 to directly follow all the Covid-19 news Help us now to pursue all our work in support of the journalists whocontinue to fight, sometimes at risk to their lives, to keep usinformed at this difficult time. In the constantly evolving newscycle, they fulfil an essential and vital social function. We needfact-basedjournalism tocombat the spread of the virus. Many authoritarian governments are using the coronavirus pandemic toimpose measures that would be impossible in normal times, takingadvantage of the fact that politics are on hold, the public isstunned and thepossibility of protests is limited. At the same time, it is becomingharder and harder for journalists to operate. Whenjournalists face barriers to freely and reliably report about theglobal pandemic, the consequences are deadly.  Newscenter_img RSF_en to go further Campaigns “If the Chinese press were free, the coronavirus might not be a pandemic,” argues RSF March 31, 2020 Find out more Coronavirus: The information heroes China silenced March 25, 2020 Find out more In response to this emergency, RSF created Tracker-19 to shed lighton all the obstacles to press freedom linked to Covid-19. Tracker-19directly documents all cases of harassment of journalists andwhistleblowers covering coronavirus-related news worldwide. It drawsattention to all serious cases of state censorship and deliberatedisinformation, and their impact on the right to reliable news andinformation. And it makes recommendations on how to keep helping thejournalists who are covering the pandemic. Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Covid19DisappearancesWhistleblowersFreedom of expression RSF launches Tracker 19 to track Covid-19’s impact on press freedom May 7, 2020 – Updated on May 8, 2020 CORONAVIRUS : We need reliable news more than ever – act now!last_img read more

Sinn Féin Vice-President to speak at Commemoration

first_imgNewsLocal NewsSinn Féin Vice-President to speak at CommemorationBy admin – January 2, 2012 551 Advertisement Email Twitter Linkedin THE annual Sean Sabhat Commemoration will take place in Limerick on Sunday 8th January. Sinn Féin Vice-President, Mary Lou McDonald TD, will be the main speaker this year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The commemoration will commence at 2.45pm at Bedford Row with a march to Sabhat’s grave at the Republican Plot, Mount St. Laurence Cemetery. The McSwiney/ McCurtain Memorial Band from Cork and the Carrick-on-Suir Republican Flute Band from Co. Tipperary will also take part in the commemoration.center_img Print Previous articleBody recovered from riverNext articleWogan was target for bomb admin WhatsApp Facebooklast_img read more

Jim Boylen fired as Chicago Bulls coach

first_imgJim Boylen fired as Chicago Bulls coach August 14, 2020 Associated Press center_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCHICAGO (AP) — Jim Boylen fired as Chicago Bulls coach.last_img