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907, 2021

Centre for Sport and Human Rights Appoints New Directors, from the world of sport and human rights

July 9th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

On 8 July, The Centre for Sport and Human Rights (CSHR) appointed a nine-person Board of Directors as it marks the transition to an independent non-profit organisation, based in Geneva. Now established as a Swiss association, CSHR’s governing Members are the Government of Switzerland, the Commonwealth Games Federation, the International Organisation of Employers, the International Trade Union Confederation, the World [...]

106, 2021

The Press Help Grow Our Sport and Profile

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Tennis Stars Value The Role of the Independent News Media The tennis legend Billie Jean King, who is an advocate for social justice and equality, has praised the role of the Press in boosting the game of tennis. As a result, professional athletes have a ‘responsibility to make ourselves available to the media.” “In our day, without the press, nobody [...]

106, 2021

NMC CEO Recalls That Media Freedom In Sport Is Daily Challenge

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Sport organisers commercial rights cannot determine Press Freedom Andrew Moger, Chief Executive of the News Media Coalition (NMC), told participants at a major European policy forum which included sport policy makers and representatives from Council of Europe Member States that the News Media must have the fullest possible opportunities for newsgatherers to witness events to create their own content to [...]

2505, 2021

News Media invites UEFA to push for Media Freedom in Belarus

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

UEFA to monitor ongoing human rights issues in host country Fears for the safety of journalists and their ability to report freely in Belarus during a planned UEFA football championship have increased following the detention of a prominent dissident editor. The Women's Under 19 European Championship is still scheduled to be hosted in 2025 by Belarus whose military authorities this [...]

2005, 2021

Lord Black calls on Big Tech to pay fair share for news

May 20th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Reliable journalism is experiencing dire revenue shortages and is increasingly under threat, said Lord Black of Brentwood during a parliamentary debate in London. In particular, Lord Black emphasised the need to regulate tech platforms and to create a level playing field. On the one hand, stating that the exemption for news media publishers in the Online Safety Bill is crucial [...]

1905, 2021

Journalism safeguarded in European measures to combat sports video piracy

May 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The full European Parliament has decided to accept proposals that journalism must be safeguarded within measures to stop the scourge of digital piracy of live sport footage. The News Media Coalition (NMC) has been at the forefront of attempts to persuade legislators to recognise the vital role of news publishers and news agencies in giving visibility to sport events and [...]