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January 23, 2018

Can Social Media Be a Tool for Reducing Consumers' Food Waste? A Behaviour Change Experiment by a UK Retailer

This paper examines whether retailers can use social media as a tool to trigger changes to reduce food waste from households. The study was the result of an ongoing collaboration between university...

January 22, 2018

Information Not Found: The "Right to Be Forgotten" as an Emerging Threat to Media Freedom in the Digital Age

"[T]he media development community has a responsibility to engage in the debates, raise awareness of how the RTBF is endangering press freedom, and ensure that the tireless work and progress achieved...

January 22, 2018

Triggering Mobile Internet Use among Men and Women in South Asia

Adoption and use of mobile internet is far from universal or equitable, with women, those with less education, rural residents, and the economically poor accounting for a disproportionate number of...

January 22, 2018

The State of Technology in Global Newsrooms

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), working with Georgetown University's Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT) programme, conducted a survey (February 15 - April 15 2017) on the...

January 19, 2018

National Consultation on Strengthening Community Radio in India: Working Papers and Recommendations

On April 11 and 12 2017, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair on Community Media and UNESCO organised the National Consultation on Strengthening...

January 18, 2018

Voice, Visibility and Variety of Viciousness: A Malaysian Study on Women's Lived Realities on Social Media

"Women constitute at least 40 percent of Malaysia's online population yet much is to be known about their experience in exercising their freedom of expression and participation."

January 18, 2018

Supporting Innovation and the Use of Technologies in Accountability Initiatives: Lessons from Making All Voices Count

Making All Voices Count was an international initiative that harnessed the power of innovation and new technologies to support effective, accountable governance. The research, evidence, and learning...

January 16, 2018

Social Media in Afghanistan: Users and Engagement

"Social media is still in its infancy in Afghanistan, with a small and mostly homogenous user base of educated, relatively wealthy, predominately male users....But while small, it holds opportunity...

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January 8, 2018

"How does digital development change pathways to development for women and girls? What are the economic, social and political risks and...

January 6, 2018

"The Crop Specific Mobile Apps programme has evolved over time in response to changing user needs, in both content provided and the distribution...

January 5, 2018

"....Medic Mobile was launched in Nepal in 2013 as a mobile phone-based health monitoring solution using a simple data capture interface...

January 4, 2018

"HCD requires deeper engagement on the part of the design team than a traditional design process, which tends to start with the technology...

January 2, 2018

Launched in 2012 by the Indian organisation ZMQ Development, MIRA Channel is an integrated mobile phone service providing communication and...

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