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Networking alternatives for global justice
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Media industry leaders, CIOs and ICT professionals are gathering in the Future of Media Leaders’ Summit 2018 taking place in Doha, Qatar, next March from 5th to 6th, to provide insights on cloud technologies, cyber security, AI–artificial intelligence, TV+ and evolving technological advancement within the media industry.

Under the theme of 'Media and Cloud – Limitless Possibilities', this two-day event will bring together international speakers such as CAF president Wadah Khanfar to share their experiences, inspiring and shaping the future of the media industry.
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The European Union adopted its first tax haven “blacklist” that includes 17 states, but failed to mention several of the most secretive jurisdictions brought to light by the Paradise Papers.
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CAF2017 annual Forum, SYMUN Project, Past events on International Affairs and Opinion about the Catalan Crisis, find out CAF's latest news in our October newsletter.
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"There is a rein of kleptocracy established by governments democratically elected, an anachronistic monarchy that does little to represent the public interest and an opportunism seized by regional leaders who recognize their last chance to utilize an identity rhetoric before the next generational replacement abandons the independence cause". | CAF Director Rafa Heiber's view on Catalonian's secessionist challenge.
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Reporters Without Borders (RSF), with the support of a worldwide coalition of NGOs, media outlets, journalists and prominent public figures, initiates a campaign for the creation of a Special Representative to the United Nations Secretary General for the safety of journalists.
Great initiative to #protectjournalists

https://rsf.org/en/protector-journalists
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Just a few hours ago, artist, activist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei presented his documentary Human flow at 6 Degrees Citizen Space 2017 and called for urgent action: "We are all part of this humanitarian crisis. We need to realize that to reach solutions". The movie, captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey.

Visit site here: http://www.humanflow.com
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Google News Lab has been studying Data Journalism for over the past three years. This analyses offers a glimpse into the state of data journalism in 2017 and highlights key challenges for the field moving forward.
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Our greatest predicament, the issue that will define our lives, has been blotted from the public’s mind", claims George Monbiot, columnist at 'The Guardian', being interviewing by Amy Goodman on why journalists can't talk about root causes of climate chaos.
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Journalists have a great responsibility to fuel divisions or encourage understanding among communities. The Media Diversity Institute (MDI), which works internationally to encourage and facilitate responsible media coverage of diversity, analyses 'How Spanish Media Reported on the Barcelona Attack'.
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An updating calculation of the president's approval rating, accounting for each poll's quality, recency, sample size and partisan lean, and how he compares with past presidents by FiveThirtyEight
How Popular Is Donald Trump?
How Popular Is Donald Trump?
projects.fivethirtyeight.com
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