#24-16 Truth To Power – Women journalists vs. censorship

The most dangerous jobs in journalism involve reporting on wrongdoing of governments, corporations, and major criminals in one’s own country. Forms of censorship can include imprisonment and death, even in alleged democracies. The women in this program spoke on a panel at a conference themed “Speaking Truth to Power” in Delhi in 2005.

Host(s): Mindy Ran
Featured Speakers/Guests: Ilang Ilang Quijano from the Philippines is managing director and editor of a multimedia outlet for investigative journalism, Pinoy Weekly. Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena is a lawyer and media columnist in Sri Lanka. Dr. Anja Kovacs directs the Internet Democracy Project in Delhi, India. Racheal Nakitare from Kenya is past President of the International Association of Women in Radio and TV (IAWRT). Sheila Dallas Katzman is President of the US Chapter of IAWRT.

Credits: Recorded by Frieda Werden; edited and narrated by Mindy Ran; series producer, Frieda Werden. Thanks to the International Association of Women in Radio and TV for permissions and travel support – www.iawrt.org.