Publications on FOI and media self-regulation

As there is much debate currently about Freedom of Information and press regulation in Mauritius, I am posting here some of my publications on the topic:

Chapter 1 – Ethics in Journalism: Why and How? from the book Ethical Journalism and Gender Sensitive Reporting which was published in May 2013 under the aegis of UNESCO and UOM.

Improving Democracy in Mauritius. The need to remove information boundaries and enhance the media, a paper which was published in March 2013 in the Journal of Social Policies and Development – Special Issue – OSSREA Mauritius Chapter.

Short Films by UOM students

Here are the latest short films made by my students for the module ‘Aspects of Film Studies’. These were made for their final assignment, after having completed a series of movie trailers. The idea was for them to experiment with script writing, storyboarding, acting, filming, directing and editing.

Ryder Cup by Oomeyr Heerah, Deborah Jubeau, Ali Soliman and Sandrina Arnassalon

Bater Bis by Yannis Davy, Anjy Ramburrun, Nadia Hilaire, Caitkie Vaghjee and Kashish Jaddoo

Bitch Slap by Sneha Peryag

The Ring by Coralie Sampson, Janice Armel and Karina Bhoobun

Vacancy: Research Assistants (still open)


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Research Assistants on a contractual basis to work with the National Working Group (NWG) on a Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) funded research project entitled: “Reappropriating the Empowerment and Citizenship Discourse-The Gender Divides of Mauritian Society”. Beyond administrative matters, this post also entails assistance in collection and analysis of primary and secondary data as well as on-site visits as and when necessary.
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Les Journées Portes Ouvertes de l’UOM

Cette série de reportages a été réalisée par les étudiants de troisième année de journalisme dans le cadre du module ‘Digital Journalism’.

Les Journées Portes Ouvertes de l’UOM
Les journées portes ouvertes de l’université de Maurice ont eu lieu du 13 au 15 février à l’auditorium Paul Octave Wiehe. Comme chaque année, nombreux étaient ceux qui voulaient se renseigner sur les cours disponibles.

Plusieurs chargés de cours de diverses facultés ainsi que des membres de l’administration ont été mobilisés afin d’aider les candidats potentiels à mieux s’orienter. Ceux-ci ont ainsi pu obtenir des informations pratiques sur les critères d’entrée et sur les coûts des cours qui sont offerts à plein temps et à temps partiel.

Reportage de: Shaili, Caitkie, Manissa, Ali, Yohan et Chetranee.

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