CMR-Nepal marks Int’l Media Ethics Day

To mark the International Media Ethics Day called by Center for International Media Ethics (CIME), Center for Media Research – Nepal (CMR-Nepal) hosted a program at Union House, Kathmandu on September 21.

Kashi Raj Dahal, who is a media law expert and author of several books on media ethics and laws, was the chief guest of the program attended by Manrishi Dhital, a member of Press Council Nepal, journalists from various media organizations and media teachers.Continue reading

Media Literacy in Nepal

Center for Media Research – Nepal (CMR-Nepal) organized an open interaction on Media Literacy in Nepal on July 12, 2012. Prof. P Kharel, HoD of Central Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Tribhuvan University was the chief guest who also concluded the interaction with his key-note speech.

Teachers from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University and Purbanchal University; and journalists participated in the open interaction. Download a complete rapport of the program in Nepali – MediaLiteracyInNepalRapport.

SURVEY REPORT: Journalist & Social Media

Center for Media Research – Nepal (CMR-Nepal) today published the survey results of ‘Journalist and Social Media: 2011 National Survey on Nepali Journalists’.

The survey assess Nepali journalists’ use of the internet-based technologies, the purposes of their usages, and their perceptions about social media and information flowing on it.

This is a pioneer study on journalists’ use of social media in Nepal. The complete 28-page report is available free of cost here.

The report has been emailed to all respondents, who had wished to receive the report. If you haven’t received one, we apologise for that and will send it to you as soon as we know. Let us know at

CMR-Nepal’s earlier study reports are available for free download at

Some open access journals in Media & Communication

Here are links to some open access journals in media and communication:

Digital Humanities Quarterly

eJournalist | Australia |

Global Media Journal | Pakistan |

InMedia the French journal on the media and media representations in the English-speaking world |

International Journal of Communication |

Journal of Communication & Culture |

The Journal of e-Media Studies |

Journal of Intercultural Communication |

Journal of Media Studies | Pakistan |

Nordicom Review |

PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication |

Basic Journalism for Photojournalists training-workshop

Inauguration by CMR-Nepal chairman Ujjwal Acharya.

Center for Media Research – Nepal (CMR-Nepal) and Photojournalist Club (PJ Club) jointly conducted six-day training workshop on Basic Journalism for Photojournalists from November 28 to December 3, 2011.

Tilak Pathak was the lead instructor for the program in which Ujjwal Acharya, Bhuwan KC, Bikash Karki and Rishikesh Dahal also conducted sessions which focused on basic news writing, sourcing, basic of photo essay, photo editing and ethical aspects of journalism and photojournalism.

Participants of the training-workshop.

PJ Club president Chandra Shekhar Karki distributed the certificates to the participants at the end of the training-workshop participated by 12 early-career photojournalists.

Basic Journalism for Photojournalists is one of two training-workshops that CMR-Nepal is conducting as the pilot training programs.