“Tectonic Shifts Technologically” Bring Mixed Results for Freedom of expression and Media Development- UNESCO


Somalilandsun – “Tectonic shifts” in technology are having mixed results for freedom of expression and media development – sparking unprecedented creativity and dialogue, while also ushering in increased use of censorship policies and measures that do not comply with international norms – the United Nations cultural agency reports in a study being launched today at Headquarters.
“We need to act on the ground – to strengthen national legislative frameworks, to train journalists, to build capacity and advance media and information literacy,” said Ms. Bokova ahead of today’s event. “We must continue to support media independence by promoting professional standards and self-regulation.” Continue reading the Report