Association of European Journalists

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Visit and address by the British Ambassador Paul Johnston, Friday 10th June, RDS, Dublin

The British Ambassador Paul Johnston and AEJ Secretary Eileen Dunne with Mahnoor Choudhry, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin  winter of the 2022  Smedias award for best article on an EU theme.  The prize of €1,000 is sponsored by the EU Representation Office in Ireland.

AEJ members visit UCC and hear at first hand the challenge of Brexit

Professor Anand Menon addresses issues on Brexit  is Director of the UK in a Changing Europe, a unique initiative funded by the Economic and Social Science Research Council based at King’s College London. The UK in a Changing Europe aims to make the findings of...

Address by the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD

Climate change poses one of the greatest challenges facing the world and our shared future. The need to combat the devastating effects it has on our environment, society and economy is urgent. We are now seeing a significant call to action, especially here in Ireland,...

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE AND UKRAINIAN JOURNALISTS

We, the undersigned organisations, stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but particularly Ukrainian journalists who now find themselves at the frontlines of a large-scale European war. We unilaterally condemn the violence and aggression that puts thousands...

Loss of our colleague and President of the European Parliament David Sassoli

The AGE, the Association of European Journalists, shares the great loss and remembers the figure of David Sassoli, a great journalist and convinced Europeanist. AGE President Nuccio Fava joins the condolences of his colleagues in the Italian section of European...

Media freedom battles reach high pitch on Human Rights Day

William  Horsley, AEJ Media Freedom Representative,   December 10 2021 Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on December 10, the anniversary of the adoption in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human...

Homeless in his homeland: Plight of journalism and civil society in Afghanistan

By Mohammad Kabir Shafaq: Journalist Fate has cruelly played with my destiny and that of my generation’s; I have been made homeless in my own homeland. I have loved my homeland beyond description. I never thought the day...

Will giving the Nobel Peace Prize to two journalists make a difference? Yes it can.

Will giving the Nobel Peace Prize to two journalists make a difference? Yes it can. William Horsley, AEJ Media Freedom Representative 10 October 2021 The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Peace Prize to Dmitry Muratov, the editor of Novaya Gazeta in Russia,...

RODNEY RICE, AEJ MEMBER, RTÉ JOURNALIST AND ADVOCATE OF THE DISPOSSESSED

RODNEY RICE, who died on August 29 at the age of 76 years, was a leading broadcaster and  active member of the Association of European Journalists in Ireland. He was born in Northern Ireland on October 12 1944 at Whiteabbey, just outside Belfast. Although he...

Civil society and media organisations call on the G7 to protect and evacuate journalists and media workers in Afghanistan

Photo: Journalist Freshta Farhang, who writes about women’s issues for an online media outlet, sits on her desk in the newsroom, in Kabul, Afganistan, 13 February 2019, Scott Peterson/Getty Images The AEJ is one of more than 50 media and civil society organisations,...

What’s going on in the AEJ

AEJ members visit UCC and hear at first hand the challenge of Brexit

AEJ members visit UCC and hear at first hand the challenge of Brexit

Professor Anand Menon addresses issues on Brexit  is Director of the UK in a Changing Europe, a unique initiative funded by the Economic and Social Science Research Council based at King’s College London. The UK in a Changing Europe aims to make the findings of...

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE AND UKRAINIAN JOURNALISTS

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE AND UKRAINIAN JOURNALISTS

We, the undersigned organisations, stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but particularly Ukrainian journalists who now find themselves at the frontlines of a large-scale European war. We unilaterally condemn the violence and aggression that puts thousands...

Media freedom battles reach high pitch on Human Rights Day

William  Horsley, AEJ Media Freedom Representative,   December 10 2021 Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on December 10, the anniversary of the adoption in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human...

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