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October 20, 2016

We need more media coverage of disaster prevention

Author: Marcus Oxley, October 20 2016 - Marking International Day for Disaster Reduction, Marcus Oxley argues that we need more media coverage of disasters before – rather than after – they happen....

October 18, 2016

Media Development in Regions of Conflict, Transitional Countries, and Closed Societies

"Media development actors need to have a clear and coordinated strategy on how to support a free and pluralistic media landscape in a fragile state. They need to assess local needs and work closely...

October 18, 2016

The Governance and Sustainable Livelihoods Strands in Media Development

"Donors are often interested in strengthening the media as a way of speeding up governance reform. An alternative approach is to focus on the communication needs of the poor, argues scholar Linje...

October 14, 2016

Constraints and Opportunities: What Role for Media Development in the Countering Violent Extremism Agenda?

"It is imperative that there is consideration of the linkage of media and media development and what role they may play in the prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism." International...

October 12, 2016

UNICEF Meena Media Award 2016 5 Community Radio Stations take a bow for Championing Child Right

Author: AHM Bazlur Rahman, October 19 2016: Community Radio received 7 out of 12 prizes in Radio Category of UNICEF Meena Media Award 2016. Five Community radio stations in rural Bangladesh received...

October 10, 2016

An independent Nepali media has never been more needed

Author: Kiran Bhandari, Dipak Bhattarai and James Deane, October 10 2016 - Nepal’s media has played a pivotal role in the country’s democratic transition but how successful has it been at fighting...

October 10, 2016

"I will be there even if my bodyguards refuse to accompany me."

Author: Shirazuddin Siddiqi, October 10 2016 - Scores of people were killed or injured early last month when twin bomb blasts hit Kabul and armed assailants attacked the buildings housing an...

October 6, 2016

Media Impact Officer - Media Development Investment Fund - Prague, Czech Republic

Media Development Investment Fund is seeking an Impact Officer with strong writing and reporting skills to be based in its Prague office. MDIF is a not-for profit fund investing financial capital and...

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September 29, 2016

Author: BBC Media Action's Caroline Chukwura, September 28 2016 - Growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, I had a pen pal far away in Nice, France. I was...

September 29, 2016

Author: BBC Media Action's Melanie Archer, September 29 2016 - 2016 has been a busy year so far....

September 26, 2016

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) produced this high-level overview report on the status of journalist safety, which seeks to...

September 21, 2016

Author: Will Taylor, September 21 2016 - Will Taylor reviews the ‘green cover’ draft of the World Development Report, which puts a spotlight...

September 20, 2016

"Journalists in Mexico should not give up on the idea of forming a common front against the violence, something that international...

September 19, 2016

"At a time when the British press has a ready use for stories about refugees, it has yet to make space for stories by them...

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