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Ten Days In Baku That Shook (Her) World

January 2nd · 2 Comments · Azerbaijan, Baku, ONO, Organization of News Ombudsmen

“Isn’t Azerbaijan a democratic republic? Constitutionally, it is, of course. But the constitution is one thing and the political culture and practice are something else.” — Christel Fricke, director of the Center for the Study of Mind in Nature at the University of Oslo, Norway, writing at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. It’s a new year […]

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Baku posts on pause while I speak a bit

March 16th · No Comments · Azerbaijan, Baku, Organization of News Ombudsmen

For those who have been asking, yes I plan to be back with more on my journey to Baku, Azerbaijan for the Organization of News Ombudsmen. Thanks for the encouragement. For now here’s the always informative Aaron in Azerbaijan with links underscoring the serious journalism concerns I heard there. Meanwhile I’m gearing to fulfill commitments made before I went. […]

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On the Road for ONO in Baku, Azerbaijan

March 6th · 3 Comments · Azerbaijan, Baku, Organization of News Ombudsmen

Arriving in Baku, Azerbaijan on behalf of the international Organization of News Ombudsmen, with days full of media meetings lined up, I had figured on spending my evenings pondering musical higher mathematics in what I’d heard were the city’s thriving jazz clubs. But my hosts, Taleh Shahsuvarli and Matlab Mutallimli, had mapped that part of […]

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Our (Ombuds) Man in Baku, Azerbaijan

March 4th · 3 Comments · Azerbaijan, Baku, Organization of News Ombudsmen

Finally. Here in Baku, Azerbaijan, speaking to journalists on behalf of the Organization of News Ombudsmen. It’s still hard to get my brain around that fact, but for those who can read Azeri, here are links to the first media reports. http://mediaforum.az/in/articles.php?lang=az&page=00&article_id=20100302031714010 http://www.musavat.com/new/Media/71925-AMER%C4%B0KALI_MED%C4%B0A_OMBUDSMANI_%E2%80%9CYEN%C4%B0_M%C3%9CSAVAT%E2%80%9Dda_OLDU http://www.ilk10.az/news.php?id=52909

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