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EJC Bolivia project team discuss journalism ethics on national talk show

12 June 2013 | PROJECT NEWS


In April of 2013 EJC journalism trainer Oliver Wates and Bolivia Country Manager Josh LaPorte took part in a popular live lunch time talk show, Casi al Medio Dia, hosted by Casimira Lema, on Bolivian national network PAT studios in La Paz.

In the three interview segments below the EJC’s media development and press freedom work in the country as well journalism education in Bolivia were discussed intensively, with a particular focus on the unwavering importance of journalistic ethics in a fast changing digital media world. 

Part 1


Part 2


Part 3

Bolivia: Press Freedom, Journalism Training, and Media Literacy
The EJC is engaged in three different media projects, each of them aiming to bring change to Bolivia’s media environment. Focusing on press freedom, mainly through the protection of journalists’ rights and media ethics, journalism training, and media literacy, the projects are designed to answer the needs and expectations of both media professionals and civil society activists in the country.

MFSII - Press Freedom 2.0
A five-year, international media development initiative, Press Freedom 2.0 aims to support democratic development by empowering civil society, citizens, and local media organisations through the implementation of local media projects. Conducted by a Dutch consortium, the Press Freedom initiative offers a range of trainings and activities specifically tailored to the needs of 11 selected countries.