Over the past 15 years there has been “a marked increase” in cyber harassment, making the safety of women journalists a major issue for reportage in today’s digital era, participants highlighted Thursday at a United Nations event.
Thousands of radio listeners in the United States heard the airwaves buzz with news and views about the United Nations on Thursday when the Organization’s Headquarters in New York served as the venue for daily broadcasts by popular radio talk shows.
Women media experts and journalists meeting at the United Nations House in Beirut today began a four-day conference aimed at assessing how communications technology can serve to promote gender equality worldwide.
Quandaries facing news organizations in covering international affairs and the media's impact on public understanding of complex issues on the United Nations agenda were at the centre of a spirited debate today that brought together top UN officials and leading journalists from around the world.
Just as a free and well-informed national media is critical to peace and democracy within countries, so too is international coverage essential to progress at the global level, a United Nations official told a major forum of Asian journalists in Singapore today.
A senior United Nations official in charge of UN information activities pledged today to harness the power of the latest advances in communications technology, including the Internet, while making full use of traditional media in providing services to developing countries.