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22 Aug 2014
Asma Shirazi of Pakistan named 2014 winner of Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism
Global Media Forum, the US branch of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), and Agence France-Presse are pleased to announce that Asma Shirazi is the 2014 winner of the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism. The award will be presented in a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 23rd.
20 Aug 2014
Following the release of a video purporting to show the murder of journalist James Foley, AFP pays tribute to him and shares the grief of his family.
12 Aug 2014
AFP & VALOTA HAVE SIGNED AN AGREEMENT FOR DELIVERING AFP’S NEWS CONTENT TO DIGITAL SIGNAGE SCREENS GLOBALLY THROUGH VALOTALIVE.COM SERVICE.
18 Jul 2014
Emmanuel Marcovitch, Deputy Managing Director of AFP, has been appointed as the agency’s Administrative and Financial Director.
9 Jul 2014
Spanish photographer José Manuel López has won prizes in three news categories in the Px3 Paris photo awards* for his coverage of the massacre of young men in the Syrian civil war.
His shocking images of bodies pulled out of the Quweig river in Aleppo earned him a gold medal in the category “Press-General News”, a silver medal in “Press-War” and third place in the overall “Px3 Paris photography prize”.