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It is Time for Real Media, Real Change

Journalists have an immensely important and responsible role to play in society. There are numerous accounts of investigative journalists exposing corruption, injustice and other wrong doings. There are many brave war correspondents who risk their lives to expose genocide, rape and other crimes against humanity. There are specialist journalists who report on scientific research and provide health education to the benefit of all. I have read reports where people describe why they became a journalist. …

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Let’s speak up!

There are plenty of stories on the web that expose the appalling abuse and misuse of power by certain members of the media. You only have to do a few Google searches to realise that this a systemic problem which causes great hurt and harm. I refer not just to the publication of outright lies and manipulations but also to the irresponsible way that the media portray women and insidiously influence the way we feel …

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