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March 24, 2017

Technology Innovation Hubs and Policy Engagement

"There is latent, but recognised, potential for tech innovation hubs in the global South to play a more overt role in promoting social change through contributing to the 'thickening' of local...

March 22, 2017

Media Movements: Civil Society and Media Policy Reform in Latin America

"Why is participation in policy-making normatively desirable? How do citizens make policy-making better? What difference does it make if citizens take part in public debate, parliamentary discussions...

March 10, 2017

"Governance and Accountability: What Role for Media?" - Panel Discussion

"Politics is made of people. We need to be able to question our leaders so that we can hold them to account. How can media play a role in helping people improve governance and accountability?" This...

March 10, 2017

How can media inspire accountability and political participation? Findings from massive BBC programme

Author: Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Advisor, Oxfam GB on March 1 2017 - A recurring pattern: I get invited to join a conversation with a bunch of specialists on a particular issue (eg market...

March 9, 2017

Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement

"How and to what extent are digital tools being used by parliaments, municipal governments and political parties to engage citizens to improve the quality and legitimacy of their decision-making?...

February 27, 2017

The Best Defense: Threats to Journalists' Safety Demand Fresh Approach

"Much work remains to be done to improve the security of journalists in the face of unprecedented threats, including the spread of violent non-state actors, the shrinking rule of law, resurgent...

February 23, 2017

A Manual for Investigative Journalism: How to Become a Mouthpiece for the People

Editors: Gwen Ansell (2010), Syed Nazakat (2016) Publisher: Global Media Programme This manual, also referred to as the Investigative Journalism Manual (IJM), is designed to equip journalists with...

February 23, 2017

A Manual for Investigative Journalism: How to Become a Mouthpiece for the People

Editors: Gwen Ansell (2010), Syed Nazakat (2016) Publisher: Global Media Programme This manual, also referred to as the Investigative Journalism Manual (IJM), is designed to equip journalists with...

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February 21, 2017

"More and more journalists are being killed, and media outlets attacked, because they are carrying out important efforts in investigative...

February 16, 2017

"These theoretical propositions on what kind of strategy works best for strengthening accountability and instituting reforms are built on a...

February 13, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action's Caroline Nursey, on...

February 13, 2017

"Long-term, effective change in complex issue areas typically happens only if the government and key public stakeholders are pushing in the same...

February 10, 2017

"By promoting the integration of gender considerations and respect for differences as enriching elements of any community, we promote progress...

February 9, 2017

Author: BBC Media Action's Abir Awad, on...

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