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October 10, 2017

Flying solo after training with BBC Question Time

Authors: Ali Sharif and Rob Hopkin, originally posted October 4 2017 - Ali Sharif, 27, wanted to be an airline pilot but after joining BBC Media Action’s training programme in North Africa - and with...

October 10, 2017

Prevent - Protect - Prosecute: Acting on UN Human Rights Council Resolution 33/2

"For freedom of expression advocates, it is important to know what international mechanisms are available, what they do, and how they can be used to turn the commitments in HRC Resolution 33/2 into...

October 2, 2017

Communication with Communities: Walking the Talk

"If we are to meet the growing needs of disaster-affected communities around the world, we must do more to truly listen to them and, crucially, to tailor our responses accordingly. However, the fact...

September 27, 2017

Fatal Journeys: Improving Data on Missing Migrants

"Despite all the media and policy attention given to reporting migrant deaths, data on the subject remains very limited." From the International Organization of Migration (IOM)'s Global Migration...

September 19, 2017

Six steps towards a more open media

Author: BBC Media Action's Director of Policy and Research James Deane, originally posted September 14 2017 - On the International Day of Democracy, James Deane sets out six ways in which a resurgent...

September 15, 2017

Access to Information: Lessons from Latin America

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Montevideo, Uruguay, contends that the advancement of knowledge societies depends on our understanding of the...

September 14, 2017

In the Service of Power: Media Capture and the Threat to Democracy

"As long as capture exists, and it usually exists in one form or another, then the media are not truly free." - Anya Schiffrin

September 13, 2017

Media Development Needs a Community of Scholars

Authors: CIMA's Paul Rothman and Nick Benequista, originally posted September 5 2017 - International assistance to media is facing an existential crisis. While there is a growing recognition of the...

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September 5, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action Nepal Stakeholder Liaison Pratibha Tuladhar,...

August 30, 2017

"This project aimed to enable more accountable, peaceful and inclusive state-society relations in Afghanistan, by providing a platform for people...

August 29, 2017

"...the year 2016 – mid 2017 displayed vividly the increased global connectedness of people and communities as technology continued to...

August 22, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action's Senior Communications Manager Nick Henegan, originally posted August 18 2017 - In the aftermath of a...

August 16, 2017

Wi Di Pipul is a radio show that focuses on Sierra Leone’s health, education, and social care sector - reporting problems, as well as discussing...

August 10, 2017

"It is not the job of the media generally to solve the problem of poverty or to take sides in the political tussle over it....But [b]y...

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