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July 13, 2017

The Inherent Danger of Hate Speech Legislation - A Case Study from Rwanda and Kenya on the Failure of a Preventative Measure

“FoE (Freedom of Expression) is one of the most fundamental human rights. Nevertheless, a fierce debate exists on the necessity to restrict some types of speech.”

July 12, 2017

Mozambique Media Strengthening Program (MSP)

The Mozambique Media Strengthening Program (MSP) seeks to support the professionalisation of journalists and empowerment of independent media in Mozambique, working both with individual journalists...

June 21, 2017

Improving Maternal and Child Health through Media in South Sudan

"Since 2012, BBC Media Action has been funded by DFID to produce a range of programmes and deliver capacity-strengthening activities aiming to support improved reproductive, maternal, neonatal and...

June 15, 2017

Comparative Analysis of Civil Society, Media and Conflict

““The focus on the media’s relationship with civil society in democratisation conflicts rests on the notion that contemporary conflicts are increasingly mediatised events” (Cottle 2006) This working...

June 12, 2017

A Slowly Shifting Field: Understanding Donor Priorities in Media Development

"In the current era of resurgent authoritarianism, independent media has become ever more important." This report looks at the trends identified by the Center for International Media Assistance (...

June 12, 2017

The Soul Beat 268 - Media (for) Development in Africa

Soul Beat Africa The Soul Beat 268 - Media (for) Development in Africa June 13 2017

May 17, 2017

FLEGT Media: A Reporting Guide on Illegal Logging

"This is not a story. It's not a beat. It's not an angle. This is a lifetime of reporting. The fate of the last great forests, and the people who depend on them, will be decided in the coming decades...

May 16, 2017

Covering The Seas - An Issue Guide

This issue guide was published by the Earth Journalism Network to assist reporters in reporting on oceans and fisheries issues. The guide takes an in-depth look at the state of the fisheries industry...

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March 22, 2017

This toolkit is designed to inform the media about the importance of civic space, and how the media can play a more effective role in protecting...

March 22, 2017

“Private charities, a new generation of which have recently emanated from Silicon Valley enterprises, are increasingly directing their funding...

March 8, 2017

Many best wishes and much support for your very important work.

UNICEF (Through Rafael Obregon, Chief, C4D), The Communication Initiative...

March 7, 2017

The space for people and organisations active on communication and media development in the Middle East and North Africa

March 6, 2017

Many best wishes. The Communication Initiative and UNICEF New York (...

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