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  • Domestic Violence Act
  • Sexual Offences Act
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  • GRTS Act

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  • 2015
  • 2011

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Code of Conduct for media practitioners

  • The Code of Conduct was first codified in 2016, providing industry-wide guidelines for media practitioners. It is reviewed periodically by a Code of Conduct Committee comprising representatives from media owners, media academics, practitioners and civil society.
  • 2020
  • The GPU has provided ethical guidelines on a number of fields of reporting in response to the rapidly growing, changing industry. These guidelines are codified into the Code of Conduct for Media Practitioners
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  • Reporting children
  • Gender-based violence
  • Crime and Courts
  • Online journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
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  • 2016
  • Gender-based violence
  • Children’s reporting

Policy Briefs

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  • Position Paper on Freedom of Information
  • Position Paper on Regulation
  • Legal Position Paper

Research

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  • Capacity assessment of Community Radio Stations
  • Research on Conditions of Service for Media Practitioners
  • Investigative Journalism in The Gambia
  • Reporting Children’s Issues

Strategic Plans

  • GPU Strategy 2019-2022
  • Gambia Media Reforms Strategy
  • Strategy for Freedom of Information Coalition

Publications

  • Books
  • Reports
  • State of Press Freedom
  • Congress Report
  • Submission to TRRC
  • Submission to CRC
  • Submission to UPR
    • 2019
    • 2014
    • 2010
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  • African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights
  • Training manuals
  • Handbook on reporting on public finance
  • Handbook on Security Sector Reforms
  • Manual on Safety
  • Presentations
  • Elections Reporting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Media Law
  • Media Ethics
  • Online Journalism
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Conflict Sensitive Reporting
  • Gender
  • Children’s reporting
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Form

Gambia Press Union Cooperative Credit Union

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

THE AMOUNT YOU ARE WILLING TO SAVE MONTHLY:

NEXT OF KIN:

A.

B.

APPROVED BY

  • New Allotment Area, Fajara
  • P. O. Box 1440, Banjul, The Gambia
  • Email: pressuniongambia@gmail.com
  • Website: www.gambiapressunion.org
  • Tel: +220 4498215

APPLICATION for PRESS CARD and PRESS JACKET

1. Personal Information

2. Employer

3. Are you a member of the Gambia Press Union?

4. Identification

Which of the following best describes you?
I am a:


5. How many percent of your incomes comes from journalism?


6. What are you applying for?

Tick all that applies


7. Are you applying as an individual journalist?


8. If you are applying as part of a media house, please state the name of the institution and address of the institution as well as the telephone number of the editor-in-chief?

9. If you are applying as part of a GPU-affiliated media association, please state the name and telephone number of the association’s president?

10. Reference

Each applicant must submit the names of two referees, at least of one whom must be a GPU member.

1.

2.

11. Please attached the following documents:

For staff:

For freelancers:
For non-Gambians, either resident or visiting:
For student journalists:

12. Declaration:

I hereby declare that the information given in this form are true and I am aware that any information found to be inaccurate can lead to the nullification of my membership. I promised to abide by the rules and regulations governing the union.


For the Ethics Committee only:


(Ethics Committee Chairperson)