Sexual relationship norms affected by social media

New study shows what we consume online can shape views of consent and sexual activity. Men and women often have differing views around the expected norms for romantic relationships, consent and sexual activity, and the messages and images they consume on social media…

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Tension mounts in Georgian media as election day is approaching

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…

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Belarusian police detained 47 journalists

Belarusian police detained 47 local and international journalists preparing to cover protests in Minsk and Brest, on Thursday. According to the European Federation of Journalists the police confiscated their telephones and identity documents. The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) considers these arbitrary…

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European Parliament salutes the strengthening of EU-Georgia relations

The FINANCIAL — The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee adopted its new report taking stock of the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with Georgia on Monday evening. Members of the European Parliament welcome the continuous deepening of EU-Georgia relations. They underline the importance of editorial…

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Somalia: Unidentified Gunmen Kill Freelance Journalist

Freelance radio and TV journalist, Abduwali Ali Hassan (25), was shot to death by unknown gunmen on February 16. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) mourns his death and stands by its affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in condemning…

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