NN Writes on our Role in the Ban on Female Genital Cutting

NN’s Mae Azango and Prue Clarke write on the role of good journalism in breaking the taboo around female genital cutting in Liberia that led to its eventual ban for the Columbia Journalism Review.   PRESIDENT ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF left office in January with a tremendous, if overdue, parting gift for the girls of Liberia….

NN editors launch “African Muckraking” at Global Journalism Conference

If you’re going to the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg please come and join us for the launch of “African Muckraking: 100 Years of African Investigative Journalism” edited by Anya Schiffrin, Anton Harber and George Lugalambi. The book features groundbreaking work by our Mae Azango, introduced by our Executive Director Prue Clarke and by Liberian journalist legend…

NN Executive Director Prue Clarke argues aid world undercuts development by ignoring media

By not supporting local media, the donor world fails to engage local populations in the development process and give them the information they need to drive change themselves.  By Prue Clarke, Executive Director, New Narratives – Africans Reporting Africa. | Wednesday at 3:18 PM See original post here. Mae Azango is one courageous reporter. But…

NN Executive Director Prue Clarke to appear at Deutsche Welle 2012 Global Media Forum

New Narratives’ Executive Director Prue Clarke will present at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn on June 25-27. Prue will join a panel entitled Gender in Journalism and Media Training with experts from Tunisia, Ethiopia, Germany and the USA. Please see more on the conference here and see a video about the conference here.  …