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Negative impact of social media affects girls and boys at different ages

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The FINANCIAL — Girls may experience a negative link at 11-13, boys when they are 14-15, Increased social media use might also affect life satisfaction at aged 19, but Adolescents with lower life satisfaction consistently use social media more, according to University of Oxford.…

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Free European Media: governments urged to take action to support journalism

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The FINANCIAL — “Ukraine is the victim of the armed invasion, but we are all victims of the information war. Democracies relies on free information, free journalism, and free media”, European Federation of Journalists said in it’s statement. Over 150 journalists, representatives of journalists’ organisations and press councils, as well as academics, politicians, and civil…

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EU increase pressure on Putin! European Federation of Journalists

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The FINANCIAL — The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) today joined a new call by the European trade union movement to the European Union and its Member States following the armed aggression by Russia against Ukraine. The EFJ joins the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) in reiterating its condemnation of the attack, demanding the immediate…

Human Rights Day: 45 Journalists killed in 2021 and 365 still in prison

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The two lists underscore the deepening crisis in journalism, with rights and freedom of journalists under sustained threat in many regions of the world. …

Nielsen Rolls Out ID Resolution System For Global Attribution Measurement

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The FINANCIAL -- Nielsen (NLSN) announced a new approach that moves away from third-party cookies to privacy-centric, people-based identifiers for Attribution. This new technique ensures advertisers and publishers are able to understand the entire consumer journey across platforms, better optimize their spend and prove the impact of advertising according to Nielsen Group.…

What financial support have the media received in Georgia and Europe?

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The FINANCIAL -- Financial conditions of Georgian media are worsening that can badly impact freedom of speech in Georgia, IAGJ, a member of European Federation of Journalists said.  Independent media is affected by COVID restrictions imposed on businesses, while government associated media remain subsidized. There is no specific assistance provided to the media till now. While European…

Nielsen Renews Multi-Year Agreement with Tegna for Local TV Ratings and Insights Services

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The FINANCIAL -- Nielsen announced a multi-year renewal agreement with TEGNA Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Nielsen will provide local television ratings service for 34 TEGNA local markets with all existing services renewed for these markets and/or extended including Nielsen Arianna, NLTV, Digital in TV Ratings (DTVR), Grabix, Rhiza and Nielsen Scarborough.…

Cross-Media Currency Becomes Reality With Nielsen One

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THE FINANCIAL -- Company Plans to launch its single measurement solution in  Q4 2022. Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced its plans to launch a single, cross-media solution to drive more comparable and comprehensive metrics across platforms. Nielsen’s transformative cross-media solution, called Nielsen ONE, will evolve the current metrics that underpin the more than $100 billion video advertising…

New commitments to protect journalists’ safety by key actors at World Press Freedom Conference 2020

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The FINANCIAL -- UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands will organize the 2020 World Press Freedom Conference on 9 – 10 December in an innovative online format.…

Tension mounts in Georgian media as election day is approaching

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The FINANCIAL — As the clock ticks down to the parliamentary elections on 31 October, Georgian media are becoming more polarized and less balanced in their reporting, according to media monitoring reports released today by the European Union (EU) and UNDP. Comparing election reporting since 1 September with coverage from earlier in the summer, the research registers…

EU Parliament launches the Daphne Caruana Galizia journalism prize

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The FINANCIAL — The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism, launched on 16 October 2020, the third anniversary of her death, will reward outstanding journalism reflecting EU values. “The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize will recognise the essential role that journalists play in preserving our democracies and serve as a reminder to citizens of the importance of…

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European Federation Backed Georgian Member In Stance Against IFJ Decision 

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The FINANCIAL -- European Federation of Journalists the largest media union in Europe has called IFJ (International Federation of Journalists) for a debate on an EFJ-IFJ cooperation agreement. EFJ leadership believes that EFJ must be distanced from IFJ as an independent organization and "to manage their members autonomously". The call followed controversial and unprecedented decision by IFJ to accept a new IFJ…

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Belarus: at least 19 journalists detained around election day

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Many journalists were prevented from working while covering the Belarusian presidential election on Sunday. At least 19 journalists were detained, sometimes with violence, according to the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ). …

IFJ Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) Safety Advisory for Media Professionals

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With the world on edge amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease ( COVID-19), journalists are likely to be affected at their workplace, in their travel and reporting assignments across the globe. Their health and that of people they come into contact with should be the highest pritority at allp times.…

Press freedom must not be undermined by measures to counter disinformation about COVID-19

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“The global health problems caused by COVID-19 require effective measures to protect people’s health and lives. This includes combating disinformation that may cause panic and social unrest. Regrettably some governments are using this imperative as a pretext to introduce disproportionate restrictions to press freedom; this is a counterproductive approach that must stop. Particularly in times…

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