Publications

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End Impunity for Crime against Journalists- Campaign- Nov 2, 2018

The report comprises details about the End Impunity for Crime against Journalists program organised on November 2 at Central level and at the provincial level.

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Province 3- Media Management Bill Review

Freedom Forum has submitted a review report on Media Management Bill-Province 3 to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law of Province 3, Provincial Affairs Committee of the Assembly, Assembly Members and other stakeholders. The bill has presumed to protect and promote freedom of opinion and expression, communication and right to information along with regulating the managerial aspect of media outlets. Most of the Provincial Affairs Committee members appreciate this initiation of FF which has backed them a lot while finalizing the bill during assembly discussion. FF has reviewed this bill being based on the international standard of Freedom of Expression, Media Law and the Constitution of Nepal.

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Provincial Media Content Monitoring Report (July to September 2018)

This is three-monthly report prepared after monitoring the news content of mainstream provincial dailies through gender perspectives.

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Media Mission- 2- 2018

FF conducted 2nd Media mission for the year 2018  from 26 to 31 October in the Province 7, which showed press freedom is suffering much because of political unrest and demonstrations.

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Media Content Monitoring Report (July-September 2018)

This three monthly report presents the quantitative picture of the presence of men and women in the news contents of the dailies.

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FREE EXPRESSION 43

This issue of newsletter covers major incidents of violations of freedom of expression, media policy watch, Right to Information issues and brief report on women's presence in the Nepali media contents

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Report on Content Monitoring of Provincial Media through Gender Perspectives (April-June)

This report is based upon the monitoring of main news contents from 21 daily newspapers from seven Provinces of Nepal from April to June 2018.

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Comments on Privacy Bill- 2075

Freedom Forum hereby presents some comments and recommendation on Privacy Draft Bill-2075.

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Comments on Press Council Draft Bill-2074

Freedom Forum hereby presents some comments and recommendation on Press Council Draft Bill- 2074.

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Media Content Monitoring Report (April-June 2018)

Freedom Forum here again presents the report of monitoring from April to June 2018 encasing representation of gender in news byline, news sources and their distribution as per the headlines.

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Media Mission Report

Freedom Forum conducted the media mission from 10 to 13 July 2018 in the Province 1 focusing Jhapa, Ilam and Panchthar districts.

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FREE EXPRESSION 42

Freedom Forum hereby, presents 42th issue of its newsletter which encases incidents of FoE violations, organizational activities, review papers, reports, international news and events relating to FoE issues during the months of April to June 2018.

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Review on Draft bill of Criminal Code and Civil Code

Freedom Forum has commented on the draft bill of the Criminal Code and  Civil Code from the angle of freedom of expression.

The review report is prepared being based on the prudence of proposed criminal code and civil code with its affiliation to international and constitutional standards. The provisions in the proposed bill which seem to give ground for vague interpretation, inconsistency with the international and constitutional standards are recommended for the amendment.

 

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Provincial Media Content Monitoring Report (Jan-Mar 2018)

As media is the mirror of society, the contents brought by them is essentially a topic to study to know more about local contexts.With this in background, Freedom Forum has expanded the monitoring of media contents to find the representation of women in major provincial newspapers.

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Public Expenditure Tracking Survey

Given that the budget allocated to climate-related program reaches the vulnerable farmers to help better prevent and respond to emerging climate threats, FF piloted PETS in the government-funded climate responsive program in Bardiya and Udayapur. It underscores the need of carrying out similar exercises that apply specific transparency/accountability tools to enable wider range of beneficiaries to understand the scope, expected results of budget allocations and actual expenditures in relation to climate change adaptation policies and activities.

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RTI-OGD National Workshop Report-2018

The report encloses the details about the RTI-OGD national workshop organized by Freedom Forum  A day-long national workshop was organised in the capital city Kathmandu on March 23, 2018.The workshop was entitled "Promoting The Right to Information and Open Government Data in Federal Nepal"

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Gender Content Monitoring Report (Jan-Mar 2018)

This report encloses presence of male and female as news authors and sources in the main news contents of major national dailies and online news portals.

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May 3 Report 2018

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum encasing cases of press freedom violations, freedom of expression, media policy and impunity watch during the period of a year (May 2017 to April 2018).

 

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FREE EXPRESSION 41

Newsletter produced by FF including its intervention upon issues of Freedom of Expression, Press Freedom, Right to Information, Open Data, and Open Government for January to March 2018.

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Atlanta Declaration for the Advancement of Women's Right of Access to Information

Based on the proceedings where 100 participants from almost 30 countries, representing governments, multi-stakeholder initiatives, information commissions and independent oversight bodies, gender, transparency, accountability and access to information civil society organizations, international institutions, donor agencies and foundations, private sector companies, media, scholars and practitioners, gathered in Atlanta, adopted the following Declaration and Recommendations to advance women’s right of access to information.