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.

Launch of Book ‘Ethical Journalism and Gender-Sensitive Reporting’ and ‘A Gender Code of Ethics for the Media’


The University of Mauritius
Faculty of Social Studies and Humanities
in collaboration with UNESCO-IPDC

requests the pleasure of your company at the

Launching Ceremony
of the book ‘Ethical Journalism and Gender-Sensitive Reporting’
and of A Gender Code of Ethics for the Media

on Monday 10th June 2013 at 13 00 hrs at the R. Burrenchobay Lecture Theatre (RBLT), University of Mauritius

Guests are kindly requested to be seated by 12 50 hrs
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Please note that a free copy of the book (including the code) will be subsequently distributed to all journalists and media houses. A registration list will have to be completed on the day of the launching.

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Videos of Dialogue Session on the Media in Mauritius

Here are the videos of presentations made at the UOM/UNESCO Dialogue Session on the Media in Mauritius which was held on the 16th and 17th September 2010 at the University of Mauritius.

The Media in Mauritius: A UNESCO/UOM Dialogue Session – Opening Ceremony
Introductory Remarks: Mrs Christina Chan-Meetoo (convenor of the National Dialogue Session)
Welcome Remarks by Professor Sobhee, Dean of the Faculty of Social Studies & Humanities and Associate Professor Puchooa, Ag Vice Chancellor of the University of Mauritius
Keynote Address: Mr Amadou Mahta Ba – CEO African Media Initiative

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