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January 17, 2017

Ethics in the News

"After a year of unprecedented news-making, media around the world are stepping back to ask a pertinent question - what is the future of ethical journalism in an age when it appears that the public...

January 13, 2017

End News Media Sexism

"A campaign to remind news media of their responsibility to uphold professional ethics on fair coverage, balance, accuracy and non-discrimination." With an eye to ending news media sexism by 2020,...

January 12, 2017

Data Journalism Awards 2017

Started in 2012, the Data Journalism Awards (DJA) seek to highlight, and reward, outstanding work in data journalism worldwide. The competition seeks to celebrate examples of data-driven...

January 11, 2017

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development - Special Digital Focus 2015

"The trends identified in this report shed light on the shifting landscape of opportunities and challenges for freedom and expression and media development, particularly those brought about by...

January 11, 2017

Changing Media Landscapes in Transitional Countries - Handbook on Mapping Media Landscapes

"Media landscapes in countries undergoing transition often change radically and just as often there is no solid knowledge about these changes. This means that the different stakeholders in the media...

January 3, 2017

Supporting Safety of Journalists in Nepal

"Societies rely upon public interest journalism for their supply of current information and knowledge. This is why UNESCO gives special attention to press freedom, which is based on the universal...

December 24, 2016

Going global with Facebook Live

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Bidhya Chapagain on December 22 2016 2016 - Hundreds of thousands of people across the world joined our first two Facebook Lives from Nepal, grabbing...

December 23, 2016

Afghanistan: an intense year for local radio

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Mukhtar Yadgar, Project Officer, Afghanistan, on December 15 2016 - Security threats against journalists and financial pressure are just two of the...

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Entrevista con Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez

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En esta entrevista Simeón, Herzon y Natividad Pérez , habitantes del Pato y el Guayabero en la reserva de La Macarena, narran cómo han sido desplazados y acosados varias veces. Es un ejemplo de la violencia que han sufrido los campesinos de la zona, que los ha obligado a desplazarse y colonizar nuevas tierras.

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Entrevista con Manuel Cano

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En esta entrevista Manuel Cano, cultivador de marihuana y tabaco, coexiste de arroz y explotador de maderas finas que se vendían en los depósitos de Bogotá, cuenta cómo se iniciaron los aserríos de cedro rosado o cedro Caquetá y a caza de tigres en la reserva ecológica de La Macarena.

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Entrevista con Jesús (Chucho) Montoya

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En esta entrevista Chucho Montoya, cultivador de coca y colono asentado en el bajo Caguán, narra cómo y por qué llegó a la reserva de La Macarena y cuál fue el origen de las FARC, la guerrilla más poderosa de Colombia.

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Entrevista con Vicente Falla y Gerardo Cubillos

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Estos campesinos, afincados en la reserva de La Macarena en Colombia, una de las reservas biológicas más importantes de América, cuentan cómo llegaron a invadir estas tierras hace 20 o 25 años y cómo - como ellos mismos dicen - unidos y sin distingo de colores políticos, abrieron vías de penetración, construyeron puentes, escuelas y otras obras en una reserva natural. Y ahora luchan por un realinderamiento de la reserva para legalizar sus tierras.

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Entrevista con Alfonso Cano

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Los primeros intentos de diálogo entre la guerrilla de las FARC y el gobierno colombiano, se llevan a cabo durante el gobierno del presidente Belisario Betancour, en la población de La Uribe, la sede principal del secretariado de las Farc, máxima autoridad del grupo guerrillero.

Posteriormente, la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, que formuló la actual constitución política de Colombia en 1991, le dio un nuevo impulso a las conversaciones de paz, esta vez entre el recién elegido presidente César Gaviria y los grupos que conformaban la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (CGSB).

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Entrevista con Antonio Navarro Wolff

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En esta entrevista, Antonio Navarro Wolf habla sobre los disensos y consensos del desmovilizado grupo guerrillero M19, con otras guerrillas colombianas pertenecientes a la Coordinadora Guerrillera Simón Bolívar (un proyecto de unidad de los distintos grupos subversivos que actúan en Colombia) y específicamente, con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC, previa la realización de la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente que dio como resultado “la legitimación del cambio político más importante del siglo XX: la Constitución de 1991.

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Child Marriage Interactive Map

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January 1, 2011
Child Marriage Interactive Map

The Ford Foundation along with the Girls Not Brides campaign released a child marriage interactive map, examining 30 countries with high rates of child marriage. The website shows statistics by marriage age, legal age of marriage, secondary education, maternal morality rates, and early childbearing.

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Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) website, September 18 2012, and emails from Hallie Easley to The Communication Initiative on September 19  and 26 2012.

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December 8, 2016

This series of publications on internet freedom seeks to explore the changing legal and policy issues related to the internet. Specifically, the...

December 7, 2016

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Mohammed Abu Asaker Humanitarian Liaison, Palestinian Territories, on November 25 2016 -...

December 7, 2016

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December 5, 2016

Across the globe, tech-based opportunities to gather and leverage information have led many organisations to change how they make decisions; they...

December 2, 2016

Published by the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), this book was inspired by the results of an...

December 2, 2016

"While press freedom rankings determine national and international media policies, it is not always clear as to how objective these rankings...

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