3rd International Media Ethics Day - 20 Sept 2013
The 3rd International Media Ethics Day brought together journalists around the world to discuss ethical dilemmas locally at 32 locations with more than 800 participants taking part in the workshops hosted b CIME's partner organizations and associates. We are grateful for their dedication and work to make this event happen and to improve media ethics practices around the world.
In 2011, the first ever IMED attracted more than 300 journalists in 11 countries. In 2012, more than 600 media professional celebrated the day in 23 cities, thanks to the effective collaboration between local journalism related organizations and CIME.
Besides the offline events, we prepared several online activities where those could participate who did not have a workshop in their area. Among these there were:
- intensive blogging on the CIME blog which was read by more than 600 readers on the 20 September and thousands since then!
- quiz about ethical journalism on our Facebook page
- we are proud that the #IMED2013 hashtag was used approximately 300 times on Twitter on 20 Sept.
Workshop locations and hosts/Organizers:
Afghanistan, Kabul - organized by Ahmad Quraishi, CIME Ambassador in Afghanistan and the Afghanistan Journalists Center and NAI, Supporting Afghanistan Open Media
Bhutan, Thimphu - organized by Pushpa Chhetri, CIME Ambassador in Bhutan, Director of the Bhutan Media Institute
Botswana, Gaborone - organized by Enole Ditsheko, CIME Fellow 2013
Cambodia, Phnom Penh - organized by Srung Mengkiang, CIME Fellow 2013 and hosted by Sabay
Ghana, Accra - organized by Malik Jeleel
Germany, Calw - orgaized by Udo Seiwert-Fauti, CIME Ambassador in Germany at the Calw University
India, Jamshedpur/Bangalore - organized by the Indian Journalists Welfare Foundation
India, Coimbatore - organized by the School of Communication, Dr. G.R.D. College of Science
Ivory Coast, Abidjan - organized by Dr Celestin Gnonzion, Université Félix Houphouet-Boigny d'Abidjan Cocody UFR-Information, communication et Arts, Président du Réseau Ivoirien pour la Promotion de l’Éthique dans la Société; CIME AMbassador in Ivory Coast
Mauritanie - organized by le Syndicat de Journalistes Mauritaniens
Morocco, Rabat - organized by OLIE (Freedom of information and expression)
Morocco, Rabat - organized by HATIM
Nepal, Khatmandu - organized by Ujjwal Acharya, CIME Ambassador in Nepal and Center for Media Research - Nepal
Nigeria, Lagos - organized by Gbenga Adeniji, CIME Ambassador in Nigeria
Nigeria, Mkar - organized by Dr. Samson Ademagba Sambe
Nigeria, Abuja - organized by Aveseh Asough, CIME Fellow 2012 and Peter Kundrum, CIME Fellow 2013
Nigeria, Kano - organized by Umarun Gwandu, CIME Fellow 2013
Pakistan, Lahore - organized by Rehman Azhar, CIME counsultant and Dunya TV
Pakistan, Bahawalpur - organized by Ijaz Khan Sahu Radio Awaz Fm Network.
Pakistan, Islamabad - organized by Puruesh Chaudhary, CIME Ambassador in Pakistan and Mishal Pakistan
Pakistan, Karachi - organized by Veengas, CIME Fellow 2013 at the Daily Ibrat Office
Pakistan, Karachi - organized by Manzoor Chandio
Pakistan, Lodhran - organized by Ijaz Khan Sahu at the Press club Lodhran
Pakistan, District Sanghar Sindh - organized by the Awaz Television Network
Palestine - organized by Ezzedine HOSSAM
Romania - celebrated online by AJO - Asociaţia pentru Jurnalism şi Online Media
Tanzania, Mbeya - organized by Simon Mkina, CIME Fellow 2013 and th Tanzania Journalists Alliance (TAJOA)
Turkey, Antalya - organized by Communications Faculty of Akdeniz University
USA, Missouri, Parkville - organized by the Center for Global Peace Journalism Park University
Uzbekistan, Bukhara and Samarkand - organized by The International In-Service Centre for Journalists
Uzbekistan, Tashkent - organized by the Uzbekistan State University of World Languages-International Journalism faculty