Taboom Director Brian Pellot speaks at UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day Conference in Ghana

The Academic Conference panel on May 3, 2018 was organized by the University of Ghana, UNESCO, the University of Sheffield, and the University of Malaga.

Gender, Sexuality, Religion, Conflict and Other Sensitive Issues

Chair: Professor Kwame Karikari


  • Brian Pellot — Covering sexual and gender minorities & religion in sub Saharan Africa: A Reporting Guide for Journalists
  • Bakhtiyor Avezdjanov — Freedom of expression in a time of conflict: prosecution of journalists in coverage of the Russian-Ukranian conflict
  • Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova — Russia’s deadliest newspaper: Challenges, threats and protective mechanisms
  • Anthony Feinstein — Symptoms of PTSD in frontline journalists: A retrospective examination of 18 years of war and conflict

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