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July 28, 2016

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Facilitator's Guide

"While the media have a major role to play in tackling all types of violence, both traditional and new media in the Arab region continue to perpetuate stereotypes and generalisations about gender-...

July 28, 2016

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: Good Practices in the Media

"With regard to gender-based violence, media portrayals can amplify women's voices, counteract myths, and stimulate dialogue and public action. When the media covers the stories of Syrian women, who...

July 20, 2016

Can mass media cause change? A randomised control trial finds out

Author: Paul Bouanchaud and others including a team from BBC Media Action, July 20 2016 - Can the mass media cause changes in an audience's knowledge, attitudes and intention to practise behaviours?...

July 14, 2016

An Assessment of Media Development in Myanmar

This joint report by International Media Support (IMS) and UNESCO is a study of Myanmar’s media landscape and includes recommendations for steps in the country’s media reform process. Based on UNESCO...

July 14, 2016

Rebuilding Public Trust - Assessment of the Media Industry and Profession in Sri Lanka

This publication from the Secretariat for Media Reforms, Sri Lanka, is an assessment of the media environment using the Media Development Indicators (MDIs), an international framework developed by...

July 13, 2016

Independent Media in Exile: A Baseline Consultation

"Repression of a free media is increasing worldwide....Many journalists have been forced to flee their countries and operate from exile in order to carry on their work as reporters."

July 12, 2016

Gender in the Myanmar Media Landscape

"To change the existing gender roles, the media itself must mirror gender equity within the media institutions, both in policy and practice. A professional media that respects gender equity, promotes...

July 12, 2016

Gender in the Myanmar Media Landscape

"To change the existing gender roles, the media itself must mirror gender equity within the media institutions, both in policy and practice. A professional media that respects gender equity, promotes...

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July 5, 2016

"Through accurate reporting, journalists can increase awareness of the universal prohibition of torture and of the challenges that may be...

July 5, 2016

"Threats to the safety of those doing journalism amount to censorship by intimidation and force. The results are widespread self-censorship and...

June 27, 2016

Author: Natasha Beale, July 7 2016 - Discourse in the ICT4D field can often get ahead of itself, focusing so much on new technologies that...

June 24, 2016

In Sri Lanka, Internews' Journalist Sprint programme brings together young journalists of Tamil, Sinhala, and Muslim backgrounds to work together...

June 24, 2016

"In the immediate aftermath of a disaster, keeping communities informed about what's happening around them, how to reconnect with their...

June 24, 2016

"For mainstream media, the millions of people whose lives have been upended are mostly data points, illustrations of the misery and upheaval...

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