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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Speaking at one day workshop on "The Role of New/Social Media in the Promotion of Press Freedom"

Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) is organizing a one-day workshop on the impact of new/social media on development,  scheduled for Tuesday, 19th April 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ghana International Press Centre, under the theme: "The Role of New/Social Media in the Promotion of Press Freedom". The workshop is to usher in the GJA's celebration of the 2011 World Press Freedom Day on May 3, which is under the theme: "21st Century Media: New Frontiers, New Barriers".

During this workshop, I hope to make a presentation on the topic :  Challenges to Journalistic Standards in a Digital Age (Kwami Ahiabenu,II www.penplusbytes.org )

Other topics and invited speakers include :

Chairman of National Media Commission

The President of GJA

The State of Social Media – Global overview/ The Frontiers and Barriers to Social Media   - Ms. Myra Michele Brown  U.S. Embassy

 Professor Linus Abraham, Director, NAFTI

Social Media: the Gender Challenges-  Dr. Audrey Gadzekpo

Media Laws and Regulations in a Digital Age -Mr. Berifi Apenteng  

Mr. Paarock VanPercy,  D-G, National Communication Authority

Ms. Dorothy Gordon    D-G, Kofi Annan International IT Centre

 

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