Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Friday, 25 November 2011
According to recent research by Consumer Reports, one million children were harassed, threatened, or subjected to other forms of cyberbullying on Facebook in the past year -- and that's just one social media site. Furthermore, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says 8 percent of the ID theft complaints in 2010 involved children.
NEWS / PROJECTS / RADIO: UNICEF-supported radio training encourages Haiti’s youth to tell their own story
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
Friday, 11 November 2011
The goal of the project is to support and instigate cooperation between young filmmakers in Southeast Europe, and the call for entries will be open, as in previous years, only for the participants of one of the two previous editions of the Sarajevo Talent Campus.
In this way, the Sarajevo Film Festival wishes to give the chance to directors, screenwriters, actors and producers, who attended the Sarajevo Talent Campus during the 16th and 17th editions of the Sarajevo Film Festival, to present their talent and gain additional experience by making short films.
Thursday, 10 November 2011
Juba — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will be training journalists on ethical reporting of children this later this month, the organization's Chief Executive Sid Shresha has announced.
Mr Shresha made this announcement today during a meeting with the deputy minister for Information and Broadcasting Hon Atem Yaak Atem. He explained that the training will target journalists from all the states, especially those in the grassroots.
He also pointed out that the training will be on print and radio and will entail writing good stories and producing good programs about children.
"Children are the future of the country and when photographing them they need not to be shown in a difficult situation", he said.
The award seeks to recognise the very best in original, accurate and inspiring reporting on the environment by young journalists in Africa. The UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award is open to print, broadcast and online journalists who have reported on environmental issues in 2011. Reports should demonstrate relevance to local and / or regional communities in Africa.
The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the United States and travel across the country, visiting environmental projects and interacting with leading environmental journalists, scientists and public figures. The deadline to apply is December 16, 2011.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.unep.org/yeja/nomination/
Monday, 7 November 2011
Thursday 03 Nov 2011- A documentary about the lives of two disabled children in Japan has won the 2011 Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award for broadcasting.
Iori and Ibuki - Why We Were Born by Shizuoka Telecasting of Japan was named the winner of the award on 2 November in Hong Kong during the CASBAA Convention.
The Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award, created by CASBAA, ABU and UNICEF in 2001, is given annually to the best television programme produced in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on children's rights.
Mariko Hashimoto, the producer of Iori and Ibuki - Why We Were Born, spent 11 years of filming and interviewing Iori and her family. Iori and her younger brother were each born with disabilities. Their story is a compelling tale of resilience and optimism.
7 November 2011 - Maori Television Hosts Children and Media Symposium
Maori Television will host an international children’s media expert this Wednesday, 9 November, for a day focused on tamariki (children) and rangatahi (young people) and the media.
David Kleeman is President of the American Center for Children and Media, and is on the Advisory Board Chair to the international children's TV festival, Prix Jeunesse.
Kleeman has advised producers, broadcasters, government organisations and NGOs, undertaken research on children and public service media in the digital age, and is a renowned author on the subject of children and the media.