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Conference 2012 in Malta

The Commonwealth Journalist Association’s 2012 Conference in Malta, the ninth international rally in its thirty-four year history, focused on protection of journalists, the social media revolution and emerging threats to democracy and journalism.

It was held from Sunday, Jan. 29 to Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Radisson Blu Bay Point Hotel in St. Julian’s, not far from the capital of Valetta.

Final Communique – CJA condemns state repression against media and adopts Table Mountain Declaration. Read here.

CJA Newsletter  Summary of presentations and sessions. Read here.

Gallery  Slideshow of images from the conference. View here.

Rita Payne Elected CJA President – Former BBC journalist Rita Payne elected CJA President.  More here.

Press Reaction  The conference hit the headlines across the world. Read here.

Program  Scheduled sessions, panel debates and speakers. View here.

Sponsors – With thanks to Strickland Foundation, Commonwealth Foundation, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Allied Newspapers

Official Airline: Air Malta

Photos by Rajasinghe Bandara.