News & Updates

Threats against journalists raise concerns in Nepal’s digital sphere

“Journalists’ social security is fragile. If any journalist faces intimidation causing damage or loss in course of duty, there is none, but he/she alone to bear it. At such situation, journalists are not able to work independently and fear-free,” the Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Padam Giri, underlined. Minister Giri made such observation […]

Digital Freedom Summit Wraps up with Spotlight on Democracy in the Digital Era

The first Digital Freedom Summit successfully held on December 9, 2022, having theme of “Promoting Democracy in the Digital Age” and coincided with World Human Rights Day. The event serves as a multi-stakeholder platform where participants discuss various issues related to digital freedom in the country. The summit provided a platform for diverse stakeholders to […]

DMF hosts Workshop for Journalists

Digital Media Foundation hosted a workshop for mid-career journalists based in Kathmandu. Workshop titled ‘Digital Tools for Journalists’ was held on 3-4 April, 2022 at Union House, Anamnagar in Kathmandu. The primary host of the event were Asian American Journalist Association –Asia and Google News Initiative while DMF acted as a local host. This workshop […]

‘Online Patrakarita Hate Kitab’ released

Digital Media Foundation in collaboration with Communication Registrar Office, Bagmati has release an online journalism handbook for journalism practitioner and university students. Rewati Sapkota, the communication registrar believes that this handbook will fill the gap of limited academic resources for journalists and university students. This book covers theoretical and practical aspects of online journalism form […]

Experts discuss on National Cybersecurity Policy

A virtual consultation on National Cybersecurity Policy draft among with experts and stakeholders concluded on Sunday. Digital Media Foundation (DMF) was co-host for the event. The Government of Nepal is about to endorse National Cybersecurity Policy, while shareholders are expressing their concerns, positive and negative impacts after implementation of the policy. In such a context, […]

Symposium on information disorder concludes 

Digital Media Foundation organized a national level symposium on ‘Information disorder and Nepali news media’ having an in-depth discussion with experts and stakeholders. Press Council Nepal was the collaboration partner for the research and event.  Research outputs two media experts, Umesh Shrestha and Laxman Datta Panta briefly presented their observations and findings. Shrestha explained types […]