Pub. date: 2009 | Online Pub. Date: December 16, 2009 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412972048 | Print ISBN: 9780761929574 | Online ISBN: 9781412972048| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
International Journalism Organizations
Anju Grover Chaudhary
International journalism organizations are those groups, associations, institutes, and societies concerned with journalism issues on a global or regional basis. Most are nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). They work in more than one country, often focusing on a specific region of the world (the many national groups are not covered here). Many of them promote education and training in journalism and meld efforts of academics and professionals. Such organizations include those focused on academia, print journalism, broadcast journalism, and organizations/associations with international divisions or participation. Article 19 (London, ) is a human rights organization with a mandate to promote freedom of expression and information worldwide. It takes its name from Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that everyone has a right to freedom of opinion and expression. Founded in 1987, it works with more than 50 national organizations in some 30 countries. Among other things, Article 19 ...