This report enclosing monitoring period from October to December along with annual trends and further entails about under representation of women in bylines and as news sources on the main news contents of Nepali national dailies.
Freedom Forum hereby, presents fortieth issue of its newsletter which encases incidents of FoE violations, organizational activities, campaigns, review papers, reports, international news and events relating to FoE issues during the months of October to December 2017.
The report encloses freedom of press and expression updates from January to December 2017 which highlighted a total of 66 press freedom violations during this passing year 2017, a sharp rise compared to the previous year, 2016. Only 25 incidents were recorded in 2016.
The Media Mission III Report prepared with field visit in the southern plains of east of Nepal on the eve of December 7, 2017 elections: finds no physical threats to journalists. However, political parties' influence, division and groupism within journalists, lack of technical skills, non-implementation of minimum pay scale to journalists, border crime are severe hindrances to the professionalism in journalism.
This report prepared after several discussions with Journalists and CSO representatives in Province No. 2 presents the overall status of media and CSOs in the southern plains of Nepal on the verge of Phase III Local Level Election 2017.
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.
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.
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.