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Relatively Free but haunting self-censorship: A Report of Far-West Media Mission Icon
Relatively Free but haunting self-censorship: A Report of Far-West Media Mission

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum after conducting a media mission on the run up to the second round of local level election in the far-west region of Nepal.

FREE EXPRESSION XXXVIII Icon
FREE EXPRESSION XXXVIII

This is Freedom Forum's trimesterly published newsletter which encloses organizational activities, media monitoring reports, policy updates and organizational self-disclosure update during the period of April to June 2017.

6% female bylines in 9 national dailies: A report Icon
6% female bylines in 9 national dailies: A report

This report presents an outcome of the assessment on women's participation in the Nepali print media as news source, news actors and news reporters in byline. The report presents slight improvement with the rise of female journalists and news sources in Nepali media contents.

Violations of Freedom of Expression and Opinion during First Round of Local Election in Nepal Icon
Violations of Freedom of Expression and Opinion during First Round of Local Election in Nepal

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum Nepal during the first round of local level election, June 2017 in Nepal. FF kept on monitoring FoE during election since it largely manifests the citizen's freedom of expression through ballots. So, any activity creating the atmosphere unfavourable to elections obviously is associated to the violation of freedom of expression.

Review Report_Online Media Operation Directive 2017 Icon
Review Report_Online Media Operation Directive 2017

This review report is prepared by  the team of expert of Freedom Forum being based on the international standard and constitutional provisions of freedom of expression (FoE). The review report of the new directive presenting areas of confusions and dilemmas within directive as well as recommendations for the betterment of FoE practices via online platform . 

May 3 Report 2017 in Nepali Icon
May 3 Report 2017 in Nepali

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum on World Press Freedom Day encasing cases of press freedom violations, freedom of expression, media policy and impunity watch during the period of a year (May 2016 to April 2017).

May 3 Report 2017 Icon
May 3 Report 2017

This report is prepared by Freedom Forum on World Press Freedom Day encasing cases of press freedom violations, freedom of expression, media policy and impunity watch during the period of a year (May 2016 to April 2017).

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FREE EXPRESSION XXXVII
Report on Gender Justice in Media Contents Icon
Report on Gender Justice in Media Contents

This report presents an outcome of the assessment on women's participation in the Nepali print media as news source, news actors and news reporters in byline. Women’s participation is still meager in Nepali media contents.

Report on Media Content from Gender Perspective Icon
Report on Media Content from Gender Perspective
English- Review of National Mass Communication  Policy Icon
English- Review of National Mass Communication Policy
Impunity Unabatted in Nepali Media, Report (English) Icon
Impunity Unabatted in Nepali Media, Report (English)
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FREE EXPRESSION XXXVI
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FREE EXPRESSION XXXV
Freedom of Expression on Internet in Nepal Icon
Freedom of Expression on Internet in Nepal
FF Audit Report 2015-16.rtf Icon
FF Audit Report 2015-16.rtf
FF Annual Report-2015-16.pdf Icon
FF Annual Report-2015-16.pdf
Media Audit_IUCN (2) (2) Icon
Media Audit_IUCN (2) (2)
Report on Media Content from Gender Perspective.pdf Icon
Report on Media Content from Gender Perspective.pdf

This report presents an outcome of the assessment on women's participation in the Nepali print media as news source, news actors and news reporters. Women’s participation in meager in Nepali media.

English- Review of National Mass Communication  Policy .pdf Icon
English- Review of National Mass Communication Policy .pdf

The Review shows various weaknesses in the Policy including negative restrictions, no mention of foreign investment in Nepali media, failure to link policy with the citizen and social accountability of the policy, baseless allocation of the of radio frequency, and others.