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June 27, 2017

Bubble filters and custom truths: how do you get out of them?

Author:  Soraya Carvajal B., June 27 2017 - In 2010 Eli Pariser began his research on bubble filters thanks to his interest in meeting different people, which would challenge him in his way of...

June 27, 2017

Filtros burbuja y verdades personalizadas ¿cómo salir de ellos?

Autor:  Soraya Carvajal B., 27 de junio 2017 - En 2010 Eli Pariser comenzó su investigación sobre los filtros burbuja gracias a su interés por conocer a gente distinta, que le supusiese un...

June 26, 2017

Guidelines for the Development of a Social Media Code of Conduct for Elections

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) observes that electoral management bodies (EMBs) have noted stakeholders' increasing reliance on social media...

June 26, 2017

The Power of India's Village Women

Author: Moin Qazi, February 16 2017 [first posted in The Pulse, linked below] India is far from perfect in ensuring women's rights, but quotas at the local government level are having a real impact...

June 23, 2017

Making Women Count - Not Just Counting Women: Assessing Women's Inclusion and Influence on Peace Negotiations

"Fifteen years after the adoption of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325, women remain significantly underrepresented in peace and transitional processes. A central challenge is the lack...

June 23, 2017

Citizen Participation and the Rise of the Open Source City in Spain

"Although the scheme may be simple, we believe that it already features most of the components of a new democratic participation in the digital age." This research brief from IT for Change via...

June 20, 2017

#FaithOverFear Toolkit

This #FaithOverFear campaign from Religions for Peace, UNICEF, and a global coalition of religious groups is aimed to inspire action among religious people world wide to support refugees by welcoming...

June 14, 2017

Bonded for slavery despite flourishing Democracy - Feudal Democracy

Author: Sahib Khan, June 14 2017 - Police freed 45 members of several peasant families, including women and children, from illegal captivity of landlords after raiding their farmlands in a number of...

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June 13, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action India Country Director Priyanka Dutt, posted to the BBC Media Action website on...

June 12, 2017

"In the current era of resurgent authoritarianism, independent media has become ever more important."

This report looks at the...

June 9, 2017

From the publisher:

"How do the communication practices of governments, NGOs [non-governmental organisations] and social...

June 7, 2017

"People who exercise their right to freedom of expression through journalism must be allowed to practice their work without restrictions. This...

June 5, 2017

Author: Kaleem Butt, June 7 2017: The gatekeeper/editor plays a very vital role in journalism; a gatekeeper/editor is a person who is...

June 1, 2017

"The program The President sends a very strong message to the [Palestinian] leadership and says, there is a real need for the...

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