Members directory

  • GFMD Member International
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    The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)

    Active 5 months ago
    The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, or WAN-IFRA, is the global organisation of the world’s press. It derives its authority from its global network of 3,000 news publishing companies and technology entrepreneurs, and its legitimacy from its 80 member publisher associations representing 18,000 publications in 120 countries. WAN-IFRA is based in Paris and is an “association loi 1901,” a non-profit organisation under French law. It is financed through membership fees and donors sponsorships towards specific media development projects. The association gained formal consultative status to UNESCO in 1949, to the UN in the spring of 1950, and to the Council of Europe in 1974.
  • GFMD Member Western and Central Europe
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    Vivarta

    Active 5 months ago
    Vivarta is a media production house and advocate for free expression rights. As vivarta.org we help defend free expression in conflict zones and repressive states with investigative reporting and creative advocacy. As vivarta.net we apply new digital media, security and situational analysis tools to support this work.
  • GFMD Member International
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    Stitching Panos

    Active 5 months ago
    The Panos Network is a grouping of six autonomous regional Institutes, committed to a world where communities build open, democratic and sustainable societies aimed at social justice, within and between countries, with free and diversified information and communication flows, including an independent and plural media, with a shared mission, to ensure that information and communication are effectively used to foster public debate, pluralism and democracy within and between countries, working with media and other information actors to enable people and communities to shape and communicate their own development agendas, amplifying the voices of the vulnerable, marginalised and excluded people. The Panos Network and its member Institutes contribute to sustainable development and democracy - at local, national and international levels - through the strengthening of media, information and communication processes and partnerships.  They share the belief that:
  • GFMD Member Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Tanzania Journalists Alliance

    Active 5 months ago
    Tanzania Journalists Alliance (TAJOA) offers a platform for continuous learning and sharing amongst journalists and citizens. It recognises the importance of sharing information and values the promotion of responsible and credible journalism.   In order to maintain high quality journalism, TAJOA has a media monitoring component that evaluates the impact of media houses on society. It also analyses current research regarding citizen media trends, both internationally and in Tanzania. This allows for the constant review of TAJOA’s performance and enhances constant learning amongst its partners. TAJOA also invites media workers, press people and citizens to contribute towards alternative perspectives on governance, development, human rights and other important issues.  
  • GFMD Member Eastern Europe and Caucasus
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    Source Fabric

    Active 5 months ago
    Sourcefabric is Europe’s largest developer of open source tools for news media. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, Sourcefabric z.ú. brings together minds from all corners of the globe to promote media development through the creation of open source software. All of our tools are open source and free to download: Superdesk, Live Blog, Airtime and Booktype.
  • GFMD Member International
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    SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom

    Active 5 months ago
    The SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom was established in Beirut, Lebanon, in November 2007. Housed within the Samir Kassir Foundation, which was founded following the assassination of Lebanese journalist and historian Samir Kassir on 2 June 2005, SKeyes' principal goals are twofold: to monitor violations of freedom of the press and culture on the one hand, and defend the rights and freedom of expression of journalists and intellectuals on the other.
  • GFMD Member International
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    South East European Network for Professionalization of Media

    Active 5 months ago
    The South East European Network for Profession­alization of Media (SEENPM) promotes excellence in journalism through policy initiatives, research and training. SEENPM unites fifteen non-for-profit media cent­ers from eleven South East European and neigh­boring countries. Its activities are based on the belief that joint commitment and cooperation are pivotal to the development of independent media, the strengthening of relations among journalists, and overall progress in the region.
  • GFMD Member Asia
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    SOUTH EAST ASIAN PRESS ALLIANCE

    Active 5 months ago
    SEAPA is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation campaigning for genuine press freedom in Southeast Asia. Established in Bangkok in November 1998, it aims to unite independent journalists’ and press-related organizations in the region into a force for advocacy and mutual protection. SEAPA’s goal is to provide a forum for the defence of press freedom, giving protection to journalists and nurturing an environment where free expression, transparency, pluralism and a responsible media culture can flourish.Membership in the Alliance is open to independent press advocacy organisations with a proven track record of working for press freedom. SEAPA’s founding members—from Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand—are among the most well established press advocacy organizations in Southeast Asia. Together they bring an innovative regional perspective to the practice of journalism and a vision of a Southeast Asia that is the home of a free and vibrant media.
  • GFMD Member International
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    Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression

    Active 5 months ago
    The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) is an independent Syrian civil society organization that works to promote democracy, fundamental rights, and transitional justice in Syria. We strive to reach a Syria that is based on rule of law, rotation of power, freedom of expression and belief, and human rights.   We believe that the presence of an active civil society and objective, independent and critical media is indispensable for the development of a democratic, civil State in Syria. In 2016 SCM is in a phase of relaunch after a number of years of reduced activities due to circumstances forced upon us. We aim to play a major role in convening Syrian CSOs on the issue of the promotion of peacefulness and reconciliation in Syrian society, and to become the focal point for capacity building and facilitation of Syrian media workers and institutions. Our work is based around six poles of action.
  • GFMD Member Eastern Europe and Caucasus
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    The Regional Press Development Institute

    Active 5 months ago
    The Regional Press Development Institute is a Ukrainian non-profit organization, founded in 2006, whose mission is to promote democratic civil society through the development of professional, sustainable, and pluralistic media in Ukraine. During its 7 years of activity, RPDI has successfully implemented more than 45 media supporting projects financed by a diverse group of donors for more than US$ 2.15 million. In 2012, RPDI’s budget of up to US$ 386,000 was funded by U-Media Internews Network, National Endowment for Democracy (NED), IREX, Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI, UK), International Renaissance Foundation (IRF), and it became the first Ukrainian NGO selected as in-country contractor of the USAID-funded Community Connections Program (2012). In 2013, RPDI implemented grant agreements for about US$ 416,000, with the list of donors joined by the US Embassy and Polish Solidarity Fund (via Polish NGO Common Europe Foundation).
  • GFMD Member International
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    Pakistan Press Foundation

    Active 5 months ago
    The Pakistan Press Foundation is a a media research, documentation and training centre that centers around promoting freedom of expression. They organize media training programs across urban and rural Pakistan, help direct the attention of journalists towards social, political, professional, and human rights issues, and are working to form a network of media agencies across Pakistan that will enable them to track freedom of expression violations. They produce documents on Arts and Culture , Broadcasting , TV , Radio, Environmental Journalism, Freedom of Expression , Social media , Human Rights , Print media, Information Technology, Media and Governance , Media and Society, Media Development, Media Ethics, Obituaries, PPF activities, Opportunities , Scholarships and Fellowships , Daily News Digest, Publication and Reports and Weekly News Review.
  • GFMD Member International
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    Panos Institute West Africa

    Active 5 months ago
    PIWA is a member of the Panoses Network, which includes eight autonomous Panos Institutes. Through sensitization and advocacy, the Panos Institute of West Africa aims to create a space in which African citizens live under a democratic government, human rights are promoted, and social justice is strengthened. Thus it works to continually distribute information that advocates for social change, develop institutions that can spur social change, and to develop inclusive media.