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September 19, 2017

Listening Groups Module

This Listening Groups Module contains the collective knowledge of the Internews South Sudan team gained over three years’ experience managing more than 700 Listening Groups across the country. This...

September 11, 2017

Radio Distribution Module

“Why is it important for people to have a radio, even if they may have access to other forms of media? What do they choose to listen to, and how does this information affect their daily lives? How do...

August 16, 2017

Wi Di Pipul (We The People) Radio Programme

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 and sharing solutions. Produced by BBC Media Action in...

August 1, 2017

Why We Use Media for Development: BBC Media Action Microsite for Development and Media Practitioners

This BBC Media Action micro website "...outlines our approach to media for development projects and uses examples of our work around the world to show how media is vital in enabling people hold power...

July 13, 2017

The Inherent Danger of Hate Speech Legislation - A Case Study from Rwanda and Kenya on the Failure of a Preventative Measure

“FoE (Freedom of Expression) is one of the most fundamental human rights. Nevertheless, a fierce debate exists on the necessity to restrict some types of speech.”

June 29, 2017

Media and Information Literacy: A Practical Guidebook for Trainers

"Both Deutsche Welle and DW Akademie promote freedom of expression and access to information. Our fundamental belief is that this right can only be realized when all people are able to freely,...

June 21, 2017

Improving Maternal and Child Health through Media in South Sudan

"Since 2012, BBC Media Action has been funded by DFID to produce a range of programmes and deliver capacity-strengthening activities aiming to support improved reproductive, maternal, neonatal and...

June 12, 2017

A Slowly Shifting Field: Understanding Donor Priorities in Media Development

"In the current era of resurgent authoritarianism, independent media has become ever more important." This report looks at the trends identified by the Center for International Media Assistance (...

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June 6, 2017

"UNESCO believes that attacks against journalists intimidate everyone, and leave society in a condition of information-poverty. Governments,...

May 17, 2017

"This is not a story. It's not a beat. It's not an angle. This is a lifetime of reporting. The fate of the last great forests, and the people...

May 10, 2017

Write Right, Tight is a handbook for Ugandan journalists to support them to become reporters and writers who can produce compelling,...

April 26, 2017

"[A] well-defined, transparent, and equitable spectrum management process that takes into account the needs of all relevant stakeholders is...

April 24, 2017

This group emerged from an extensive discussion on The Communication Initiative platform that was prompted by a post from Caroline Hungwe entitled...

April 19, 2017

This BBC Media Action Data Portal is designed as a resource centre for the organisation's reports and data from across Africa, Asia and...

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