http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-by-category/36/rss.xml?tid=71 en Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India http://www.comminit.com/global/content/towards-better-coverage-science-visual-media-india <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/pune.jpg" alt="" title="Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India" width="100" height="55" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> K P Madhu </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, July 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Science Media Centre, IISER Pune</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"How do we create visual stories to communicate scientific ideas? How do we humanise science and not present it as authoritarian? How do we make programmes go beyond didactic to dialogic? How do we make visually appealing science programmes even on low budget?"</em></p> <p>These are some of the questions raised in this paper by an Indian science writer and TV and video producer who offers his experiences as a practitioner to describe strategies for communicating scientific ideas and concepts through media in India.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/k-p-madhu-iiser-pune">K P Madhu - IISER Pune</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Emails from K P Madhu to The Communication Initiative on July 21 2014 and July 31 2014; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">IISER Pune website</a>, July 30 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/towards-better-coverage-science-visual-media-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/towards-better-coverage-science-visual-media-india#comments India Strategic Thinking Featured Opening Up Information Research Communication Training to engage Film and Video Entertainment News/Information Television Environment Health NGOs Youth Public Engagement with Science Global Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:48:22 +0000 kdevries 9350075 at http://www.comminit.com Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A Meta-analysis http://www.comminit.com/global/content/effectiveness-mass-media-interventions-hiv-prevention-1986%E2%80%932013-meta-analysis <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/jhu.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="59" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jessica LaCroix </div> <div class="field-item even"> Leslie B. Snyder </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Tania B. Huedo-Medina </div> <div class="field-item even"> Blair T. Johnson </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut (LaCroix, Johnson), Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, University of Connecticut (LaCroix, Huedo-Medina , Johnson), Department of Communication&nbsp; and Center for Health Communication and Marketing, University of Connecticut, (Snyder), Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut (Huedo-Medina).</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"This meta-analysis was conducted to synthesize evaluations of mass media-delivered HIV prevention interventions, assess the effectiveness of interventions in improving condom use and HIV-related knowledge, and identify moderators of effectiveness." The article is from the <em>JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</em> supplement addressing clinicians and public health scientists in the field of HIV prevention and treatment who might value information on health communication. (Footnotes removed by the editor.) </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/Effectiveness_of_Mass_Media_Interventions_for_HIV.13.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/blair-t-johnson-university-connecticut">Blair T. Johnson - University of Connecticut</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2014/08151" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a></em>, August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - p. S237-S240, accessed July 22 2014. Image credit: The Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs (JHU-CCP)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/effectiveness-mass-media-interventions-hiv-prevention-1986%E2%80%932013-meta-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/effectiveness-mass-media-interventions-hiv-prevention-1986%E2%80%932013-meta-analysis#comments Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Condoms Digital Featured Film and Video Journal Literature Phone/Mobile MDG 6. Combat Diseases Print News/Information Radio Foundations Television Research Health Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs Global Health HIV / AIDS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:47:34 +0000 jlevy 9350012 at http://www.comminit.com Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit http://www.comminit.com/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-advocacy-toolkit <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2014 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/advocacy_toolkit_0.jpg" alt="" title="Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit " width="70" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit is intended for civil society and other stakeholder organisations, coalitions, and individuals that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sustainabledevelopment2015.org/AdvocacyToolkit/index.php/advocacy-toolkit-home" target="_blank">Click here to access the interactive toolkit mini-site. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.stakeholderforum.org/fileadmin/files/Post2015AdvocacyToolkit.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the Advocacy toolkit (including Part 1 and 2) in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.stakeholderforum.org/fileadmin/files/Engagingwiththemedia.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the English version of the Media Guide in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sustainabledevelopment2015.org/AdvocacyToolkit/index.php/media-guide/media-guide-translations" target="_blank">Click here to download the French, Spanish and Portuguese versions of the toolkit and media guide in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-0">Sustainable Development 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/sustainable-development-2015">Sustainable Development 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.sustainabledevelopment2015.org/index.php/engagement-tools/advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank">SD2015 website</a> on July 25 2014. </p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-advocacy-toolkit#comments Global Materials Advocacy Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Development Assistance Print Economic Development Radio Education Television Environment Gender Health News Media HIV AIDS NGOs United Nations Reproductive Health Rights Women Youth Democracy and Governance - Africa Global Africa Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:18:13 +0000 aventh 9349952 at http://www.comminit.com AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma http://www.comminit.com/global/content/aids-2014-discusses-media-tool-end-stigma <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/nicholas_2.jpg" alt="" title="AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Lucy Maroncha, July 23 2014 - Activists at the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.aids2014.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">20th International AIDS Conference</a> in Melbourne [Australia] this week have urged journalists to be more creative and to use less stigmatizing words which influence public opinion and attitudes.</p> <p> Language that stigmatizes against people living with HIV is often reinforced if not originated by the media, yet journalists have the potential to stop stigma by using respectful words while reporting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/aids-2014-discusses-media-tool-end-stigma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/aids-2014-discusses-media-tool-end-stigma#comments Global Blogs: Media Development Blogs: Rights and Development Eliminate Stigma and Discrimination Featured Film and Video Community Media MDG 6. Combat Diseases Print News/Information Radio Television Health News Media HIV AIDS NGOs Remove Punitive Laws and Policies Rights Health, Rights and Media Global HIV / AIDS Media Development Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:51:20 +0000 kdevries 9349889 at http://www.comminit.com What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum of Care? A Brief Primer and Case Study from New York City http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-health-communication-and-how-does-it-affect-hivaids-continuum-care-brief-primer-and <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/nyc_poster.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="53" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Douglas Storey </div> <div class="field-item even"> Kim Seifert-Ahanda </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Adriana Andaluz </div> <div class="field-item even"> Benjamin Tsoi </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Jennifer Medina Matsuki </div> <div class="field-item even"> Blayne Cutler </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Center for Communication Programs, Department of Health, Behavior &amp; Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Storey), Office of HIV/AIDS, United States Agency for International Development (Seifert-Ahanda), Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control (Andaluz, Tsoi, Matsuki, Cutler)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>From the Abstract:&nbsp; "This article responds to key questions related to health communication that are commonly asked in the HIV/AIDS arena: 'What is health communication?'; 'What is its role beyond HIV prevention?'; and 'How can it be used to achieve better HIV/AIDS outcomes?'"</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/What_Is_Health_Communication_and_How_Does_It.2.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/268166">Douglas Storey - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/What_Is_Health_Communication_and_How_Does_It.2.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a>, August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - Issue - p. S237-S240, accessed July 22 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/strategic-roles-health-communication-combination-hiv-prevention-and-care-programs">Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and Care Programs</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-health-communication-and-how-does-it-affect-hivaids-continuum-care-brief-primer-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/what-health-communication-and-how-does-it-affect-hivaids-continuum-care-brief-primer-and#comments Global Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Featured Film and Video Journal Literature Person-to-Person Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Community Media MDG 6. Combat Diseases Print Entertainment Orgs News/Information Radio Television Government Departments Research Health News Media Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Reduce Sexual Transmission Treatment, Care and Support Global Health HIV / AIDS Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:49:51 +0000 jlevy 9349871 at http://www.comminit.com Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and Care Programs http://www.comminit.com/global/content/strategic-roles-health-communication-combination-hiv-prevention-and-care-programs <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/hiv-pic-300x132.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="44" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sten H. Vermund </div> <div class="field-item even"> Lynn M. Van Lith </div> <div class="field-item odd"> David Holtgrave </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Vermund), Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (Van Lith), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Holtgrave)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.healthcommcapacity.org/jaids-health-communication-plays-hiv-prevention-care/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a> supplement addresses clinicians and public health scientists in the field of HIV prevention and treatment who might value information on health communication.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.healthcommcapacity.org/jaids-health-communication-plays-hiv-prevention-care/" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/lynn-m-van-lith-jhu-ccp">Lynn M. Van Lith - JHU-CCP</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2014/08151" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes,</a> August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - Issue - p. S237-S240, accessed July 22 2014 and email from <span><span></span>Lynn Van Lith to The Communication Initiative on July 23 2014</span>. <em>Image credit</em>: Johns Hopkins University, United States Agency of International Development</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/what-health-communication-and-how-does-it-affect-hivaids-continuum-care-brief-primer-and">What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum of Care? A Brief Primer and Case Study from New York City</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/strategic-roles-health-communication-combination-hiv-prevention-and-care-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/strategic-roles-health-communication-combination-hiv-prevention-and-care-programs#comments Global Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Featured Film and Video Journal Literature Person-to-Person Phone/Mobile Community Media MDG 6. Combat Diseases Print Entertainment Orgs News/Information Radio Eliminate New HIV Infections Among Children Television Government Departments Research Health News Media Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Reduce Sexual Transmission Treatment, Care and Support Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs Global Health HIV / AIDS Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:30:46 +0000 jlevy 9349868 at http://www.comminit.com Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-TECH) Award http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gender-equality-mainstreaming-technology-gem-tech-award <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/27-01-2012-women-computer_0.jpg" alt="" title="Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-TECH) Award" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"The initiative comes in the wake of the disclosure of 'diversity' figures by major tech companies, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn, which reveal that, across the board, the number of women in tech jobs is well under 20 per cent, with the percentage of women in leadership roles not much better - reflecting a global lack of women coming into the ICT field."</em></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Deadline Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Deadline Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, September 5, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-3"> <div class="field-label">Application Info:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.itu.int/en/action/women/gem/Pages/nominee-form.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Click here to propose an organisation or an individual prior to 11:59 p.m. CEST on September 5 2014.</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/oisika-chakrabarti-un-women">Oisika Chakrabarti - UN Women</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/node/323593">Sarah Parkes - ITU</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2014/7/itu-awards-for-gender-equality" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Press release</a> sent from UN Women to The Communication Initiative on July 14 2014; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.itu.int/en/action/women/gem/Pages/award.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GEM-TECH Awards 2014 website</a>, accessed July 17 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: UN</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gender-equality-mainstreaming-technology-gem-tech-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gender-equality-mainstreaming-technology-gem-tech-award#comments Global Awards 2014 Sept Access Digital Featured MDG 3. Gender Equality Voice Phone/Mobile Economic Development News/Information Radio Television Gender New Technology Company New Technologies United Nations Women Global ICT for Development Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:35:15 +0000 kdevries 9349773 at http://www.comminit.com UNESCO's National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment Reports http://www.comminit.com/global/content/unescos-national-media-development-indicators-mdis-assessment-reports <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ongoing series</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/080e29e232.jpg" alt="" title="" width="70" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Begun with the first National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment in 2009, this ongoing series of country reports assesses media development based upon a wider United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) initiative to assess the strengths and weaknesses of national media sectors across the globe using a common analytical framework endorsed by a UNESCO intergovernmental Council - the UNESCO/International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) Media Development Indicators (MDIs).</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/resources/publications-and-communication-materials/publications/publications-by-series/assessments-based-on-unescos-media-development-indicators/" target="_blank">Click here to access links to these documents in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/268774">UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/saorla-mccabe-united-nations-educational-scientific-and-cultural-organisation-unesco-com">Saorla McCabe - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Communication and Information Sector</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/assessment-media-development-palestine">Assessment of Media Development in Palestine</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r= http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/resources/publications-and-communication-materials/publications/publications-by-series/assessments-based-on-unescos-media-development-indicators/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNESCO website</a>, July 15 2014, and email from Saorla McCabe to The Communication Initiative on July 21 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/unescos-national-media-development-indicators-mdis-assessment-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/unescos-national-media-development-indicators-mdis-assessment-reports#comments Croatia East Timor / Timor-Leste Ecuador Egypt Gabon Mozambique Nepal Palestinian Territory Tunisia Materials Advocacy Digital Featured Community Participation Civil Society Community Groups Governance and Democracy Phone/Mobile Community Media Development Assistance Print Situation Analysis Question News/Information Radio Television Government Departments Research News Media United Nations Global Democracy and Governance Media Development Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:52:20 +0000 jlevy 9349754 at http://www.comminit.com Assessment of Media Development in Palestine http://www.comminit.com/global/content/assessment-media-development-palestine <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/biretz.jpg" alt="© Birzeit University MDC " title="© Birzeit University MDC " width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Based on UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators (MDIs) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mohammed Hussein Abu Arqoub </div> <div class="field-item even"> Donya al Amal Ismail </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Omar Nazzal </div> <div class="field-item even"> Nazer Magally </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Said Abu Moalla </div> <div class="field-item even"> Hedaya Shmun </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, June 18, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>This report, available in English and Arabic, aims to inform and support the development of Palestine’s media sector through the conduct of a comprehensive assessment of the media environment, based on international legal standards and good practice.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002277/227784E.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 115-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/saorla-mccabe-united-nations-educational-scientific-and-cultural-organisation-unesco-com">Saorla McCabe - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Communication and Information Sector</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/resources/publications-and-communication-materials/publications/full-list/assessment-of-media-development-in-palestine/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNESCO website</a>, July 16 2014, and email from Saorla McCabe to The Communication Initiative on July 21 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: <span>© Birzeit University MDC </span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/unescos-national-media-development-indicators-mdis-assessment-reports">UNESCO&#039;s National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment Reports </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/assessment-media-development-palestine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/assessment-media-development-palestine#comments Palestinian Territory Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Advocacy Digital Featured Community Participation Civil Society Governance and Democracy Phone/Mobile Community Media Print Situation Analysis Question News/Information Radio Television Government Departments Research News Media United Nations Global Democracy and Governance Media Development Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:25:11 +0000 jlevy 9349749 at http://www.comminit.com Country Director - BBC Media Action - Kenya and Somalia http://www.comminit.com/global/content/country-director-bbc-media-action-kenya-and-somalia <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-vacant-post---basic-info"><legend>VACANT POST - BASIC INFORMATION</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation"> <div class="field-label">Organisation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BBC Media Action </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-4"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nairobi, Kenya</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-vacant-post-grade"> <div class="field-label">Reference Number (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BBC/TP/66072/8764 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-proposal-deadline-date"> <div class="field-label">Application Deadline (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbcma2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="34" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Nairobi, Kenya</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>2 Years, Fixed Term Contract</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Competitive salary</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Job Reference: BBC/TP/66072/8764</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Job Introduction</em></strong></p> <p>BBC Media Action uses media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. To achieve this, it partners with civil society, local media and governments to:</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-submission-instructions"> <div class="field-label">Submission Instructions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For more information and to apply, please click: <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Country-Director-Kenya-and-Somalia/8764" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><span><strong>http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Country-Director-Kenya-and-Somalia/8764</strong></span></a></p> <p>Closing date: 17th August 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/country-director-bbc-media-action-kenya-and-somalia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/country-director-bbc-media-action-kenya-and-somalia#comments Africa East Africa Kenya Somalia Jobs and Training Vacancies 2014 August Digital Featured Civil Society Governance and Democracy Print News/Information Radio Television Health News Media NGOs Rights BBC Media Action Classifieds Job Vacancies Global Media Development Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:46:16 +0000 jlevy 9349719 at http://www.comminit.com