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Summer job opportunity available for students

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14 Jun 2022 Summer job opportunity available for students Posted at 16:18h in Uncategorised by Marites (Tess) Sison The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) is a non-governmental organisation that  builds on communication rights in order to promote social justice. We believe that everyone has the right  to communicate and to be in communication, in the same way that they… Read more »

Why a gender lens in news coverage of violent crime is paramount

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13 Jun 2022 Why a gender lens in news coverage of violent crime is paramount Posted at 00:00h in Comment by Saskia Rowley Whether inroads are made to reducing violent crime depends to an extent on the media. On 24 May 2022 another massacre of children in a school took place in America, this time in Uvalde, Texas (1), Russia’s… Read more »

WACC celebrates achievements of participants in cross-regional migration reporting programme

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09 Jun 2022 WACC celebrates achievements of participants in cross-regional migration reporting programme A podcast series focused on migrant women workers in Lebanon having a conversation among themselves about their hopes and experiences, a multi-media package of stories on refugees pursuing higher education through a scholarship program in Italy, and audio interviews with enterprising women refugees in Cameroon were but… Read more »

Project tackles lack of support for Indigenous communicators in Peru

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08 Jun 2022 Project tackles lack of support for Indigenous communicators in Peru Posted at 14:18h in News by Marites (Tess) Sison WACC and Cultural Survival are funding a project in Peru that aims to improve the visibility and influence of a network of Indigenous communicators so that they can raise awareness about Indigenous issues and make an impact in… Read more »

WACC to launch results of journalist training program on refugees, migrants

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01 Jun 2022 WACC to launch results of journalist training program on refugees, migrants Posted at 09:22h in News by Marites (Tess) Sison Everyone is invited to celebrate the results of WACC’s five-month cross-regional journalist training program on migration and refugee issues via an online presentation Thursday, June 9, 2022, 12noon-2pm CEST (Brussels). Participant journalists and media professionals from Africa,… Read more »

Language rights and digital justice

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30 May 2022 Language rights and digital justice Posted at 00:00h in Comment by Saskia Rowley Some 7,100 languages are spoken in the world today, of which only some 400 are spoken by the great majority of the world’s people. Every language is a uniquely important way to describe and make sense of the world. Every language and every dialect… Read more »

‘Beyond calling and messaging’: India project boosts digital literacy skills of rural women

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About 4,700 rural women, youth, students, and members of marginalized communities in India will receive digital literacy and skills training as part of a WACC-supported project being implemented by local non-profit groups Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and Wireless Women Engineers (WWE). The Digital Justice Program aims to enhance the digital literacy of women “beyond calling and messaging,” create women-led community… Read more »

‘Nothing about migrants without migrants”: At UN event, WACC partners stress importance of communication rights

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24 May 2022 ‘Nothing about migrants without migrants”: At UN event, WACC partners stress importance of communication rights Posted at 10:56h in News by Marites (Tess) Sison WACC and the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) on May 20 highlighted the need to provide migrants with life-saving, culturally-sensitive information as well as communication tools during a side event they hosted… Read more »

Latest WACC journal focuses on Indigenous media

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18 May 2022 Latest WACC journal focuses on Indigenous media Posted at 12:42h in News by Marites (Tess) Sison Saying that the world is at a critical juncture — with challenges posed by the climate crisis, divisiveness, and other social issues — Cree Elder Doreen Spence writes in the latest issue of Media Development, WACC’s international quarterly journal: “This is… Read more »

Protected: Media Development 2022-2 online magazine and pdf

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