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  • Nobel Laureate joins exodus from Russian PEN Centre

    Nobel Literature Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich is the latest writer to have quit the Russian PEN Centre as part of a widening split within the organization. Alexievich, who won her Nobel Prize in 2015, said that she was leaving the organization to protest against the expulsion of journalist and activist Sergei Parkhomenko. Her statement came…

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  • Aiding grass-roots reporting in Africa

    Katherine Kreuter has been appointed to the board of Media Matters for Women. MMW is a US-registered NGO founded by Sharon Bylenga. They have pioneered the use of Bluetooth technology and local journalists to address the unmet information needs of women and girls in rural Africa. Their team of female journalists produces original audio content in professional podcast…

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