<a href="/media-development/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:2754">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/promoted-rss.xml/2754 en International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects - Global Media Journal: German Edition http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/international-media-assistance-experiences-and-prospects-global-media-journal-german-edi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 4, No.2, Autumn/Winter 2014 </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"> Mary Myers, (ed.) </div> <div class="field-item even"> Christoph Dietz (ed.) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Marie-Soleil Frère, (ed.) </div> </div> </div> <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>Autumn / Winter 2014</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/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/imedia.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This edition of <em>Global Media Journal</em> entitled: <em>International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects</em> (available in German and in English) focuses on international aid to the media sector in developing countries, describing, defining, and documenting the practical and the theoretical aspects of international media assistance, including recent successes and failures.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.globalmediajournal.de/current-issue/" target="_blank">Click here to access the current issue of the magazine. </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.db-thueringen.de/servlets/DerivateServlet/Derivate-31149/GMJ8_Editorial_final.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to access the editorial 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="/media-development/content/global-media-journal-german-edition">Global Media Journal - German Edition</a> </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, German</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="/media-development/node/328913">Mary Myers - Development Communication Consultant</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>Email from Mary Myers to The Communication Initiative on January 27 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/international-media-assistance-experiences-and-prospects-global-media-journal-german-edi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/international-media-assistance-experiences-and-prospects-global-media-journal-german-edi#comments Germany Global Materials Academic Institutions Digital Journal Literature Community Media Development Assistance Print Radio Television Research News Media Featured Global Media Development Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:25:35 +0000 jlevy 9353252 at http://www.comminit.com More or Less Equal: How Digital Platforms Can Help Advance Communication Rights http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/more-or-less-equal-how-digital-platforms-can-help-advance-communication-rights <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"> Philip Lee, ed. </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, October 31, 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/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/ge_series_09_cover_web_f.jpg" alt="" title="" width="70" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>"The concept of citizen journalism has radically altered traditional news and information flows, encouraging greater interaction and interdependence. What challenges does this development pose for societies worldwide? What ethical questions does it raise?"</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.globethics.net/documents/4289936/13403236/GE_Global_9_web.pdf/5d138afd-8a2c-4ab0-b593-eddb56bf2ca5" target="_blank">Click here to access this document in PDF format.</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.globethics.net/news/all-news/-/asset_publisher/uK4o/content/more-or-less-equal-how-digital-platforms-can-help-advance-communication-rights-2014-" target="_blank">Click here for information on print copies from Globethics.net.</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="/media-development/content/globethicsnet">Globethics.net</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>160</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="/media-development/content/globethicsnet-international-secretariat">Globethics.net International Secretariat</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.waccglobal.org/articles/book-explores-impact-of-digital-technology" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">WACC website</a> and the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.globethics.net/news/all-news/-/asset_publisher/uK4o/content/more-or-less-equal-how-digital-platforms-can-help-advance-communication-rights-2014-" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Globethics.net website</a>, January 23 2015, and email from Stephen Brown to The Communication Initiative on January 27 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/more-or-less-equal-how-digital-platforms-can-help-advance-communication-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/more-or-less-equal-how-digital-platforms-can-help-advance-communication-rights#comments Global Materials Digital Community Participation Journal Literature Civil Society Community Groups NGOs Rights Featured Global Media Development Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:18:03 +0000 jlevy 9353128 at http://www.comminit.com Evaluating the Impacts of Media Assistance: Problems and Principles http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/evaluating-impacts-media-assistance-problems-and-principles <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/foster_d-prize-113-2.jpg" alt="" title="Evaluating the Impacts of Media Assistance: Problems and Principles" width="100" height="67" 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 Noske-Turner </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, January 16, 2015</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>RMIT University</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</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.globalmediajournal.de/2015/01/16/evaluating-the-impacts-of-media-assistance-problems-and-principles/" target="_blank">Click here for the 21-page report 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="/media-development/content/jessica-noske-turner-rmit-university-0">Jessica Noske-Turner - RMIT University</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 Christoph Dietz and Jessica Noske-Turne to The Communication Initiative on January 20 2015 and January 25 2015, respectively; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.globalmediajournal.de/2015/01/16/evaluating-the-impacts-of-media-assistance-problems-and-principles/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><em>Global Media Journal: German Edition</em> Vol. 4, No. 2, Autumn/Winter 2014</a>. <em>Image credit: </em>University of Washington Foster Blog</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/evaluating-impacts-media-assistance-problems-and-principles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/evaluating-impacts-media-assistance-problems-and-principles#comments Cambodia Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Digital Governance and Democracy Phone/Mobile Community Media Development Assistance Print News/Information Radio Television News Media Featured Global Media Development Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:51:00 +0000 kdevries 9353105 at http://www.comminit.com Roll Back Malaria Communication Community of Practice Working Paper: Checklist for Reporting on Malaria Communication Evaluations http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/roll-back-malaria-communication-community-practice-working-paper-checklist-reporting-mal <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"> Angela Acosta </div> <div class="field-item even"> Joseph Keating </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Douglas Storey </div> <div class="field-item even"> Hannah Koenker </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Debra Prosnitz </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sarah Doyle </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Jessica Butt </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, May 1, 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/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/wmdtanzania.jpg" alt="" title="Roll Back Malaria Communication Community of Practice Working Paper: Checklist for Reporting on Malaria Communication Evaluations" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Good-quality reporting is all the more crucial as malaria control efforts seek to keep up with shifts in epidemiology and communication technologies. Well-written reports can lead to a better understanding of 'what works' in different contexts and are crucial to maximizing investments in research."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.healthcommcapacity.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/RBM-CCoP-Reporting-Guide-for-Malaria-Communication-Evaluations.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 10-page paper 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="/media-development/node/273998">Roll Back Malaria Partnership Secretariat</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>10</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="/media-development/content/rbm-communication-community-practice">RBM Communication Community of Practice</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="/media-development/content/malaria-behavior-change-communication-indicator-reference-guide">Malaria Behavior Change Communication (BCC) Indicator Reference Guide </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.healthcommcapacity.org/hc3resources/webinar-strengthening-measurement-evaluation-malaria-social-behavior-change-communication/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">HC3 website</a>, accessed on January 22 2015. <em>Image credit:</em> RBM Partnership</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/roll-back-malaria-communication-community-practice-working-paper-checklist-reporting-mal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/roll-back-malaria-communication-community-practice-working-paper-checklist-reporting-mal#comments Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Materials Academic Institutions Evaluation Methodologies Person-to-Person Indicators MDG 6. Combat Diseases Situation Analysis Question Research NGOs Malaria and Dengue Featured Global Health Media Development Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:41:09 +0000 kdevries 9353076 at http://www.comminit.com Five Media Mistakes over Charlie Hebdo http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/five-media-mistakes-over-charlie-hebdo <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/germany_protest_-_charlie_hebdo.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Dasha Ilic, January 16 2015 - The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has featured the prophet Muhammad on its front cover once again. The Prophet is crying, just as did <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2015/jan/13/charlie-hebdo-cartoonist-prophet-muhammad-video" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">the cartoonist who made the cover</a>. The headline says "All is forgiven".</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/five-media-mistakes-over-charlie-hebdo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/five-media-mistakes-over-charlie-hebdo#comments France Global Advocacy Blogs: Media in Closed Societies Blogs: Rights and Development Blogs: Social Media and Development Community Participation Conflict Civil Society Governance and Democracy Community Media Print Visual Arts News Media Religious Groups Featured Global Health, Rights and Media Policy Blogs Democracy and Governance Media Development Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:03:18 +0000 9352964 at http://www.comminit.com Communicating Disparity: How Social Design Can Create Public Engagement with Issues of Inequality http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/communicating-disparity-how-social-design-can-create-public-engagement-issues-inequality <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/media_311233_en.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="42" 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"> Colin Kennedy </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>January - June 2014</p> </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>Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"[A] social design focus should concentrate on context-specific innovations that open safe spaces for dialogue and create new ways of delivering motivating and clear messages to the general public by challenging normalised ideas. Ultimately, this article creates a platform upon which this type of social design thinking and output can develop."</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.academia.edu/7393100/Journal_of_Development_and_Communication_Studies_Vol.3._No._1" target="_blank">Click here and scroll down to read this 10-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="/media-development/content/colin-kennedy-victoria-university-School">Colin Kennedy - Victoria University, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences</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.academia.edu/7393100/Journal_of_Development_and_Communication_Studies_Vol.3._No._1" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Journal of Development &amp; Communication Studies</a>,&nbsp;Vol.3. No. 1, pp. 24 - 34, accessed on January 15 2015. Image credit: Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet) website</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="/media-development/content/gapminder-world">Gapminder World</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/communicating-disparity-how-social-design-can-create-public-engagement-issues-inequality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/communicating-disparity-how-social-design-can-create-public-engagement-issues-inequality#comments Global Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Community Participation Film and Video Live Performance MDG 3. Gender Equality Civil Society Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Visual Arts NGOs Rights Featured Global Democracy and Governance ICT for Development Media Development Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:42:04 +0000 jlevy 9352961 at http://www.comminit.com Communication and Complex Emergencies: A Resource Guide http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/communication-and-complex-emergencies-resource-guide <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"> Andrew Skuse </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tait Brimacombe </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Dianne Rodger </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, June 1, 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/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/andrew.png" alt="" title="Communication and Complex Emergencies: A Resource Guide" width="95" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Without question, communication is playing an increasingly important role within complex emergencies. New information and communication technologies and burgeoning social media use are combining with the extensive reach and use of traditional media to provide crucial lifeline information resources for vulnerable people."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.acmc.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Communication-and-Complex-Emergencies-Resource-Guide.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 63-page resource 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="/media-development/content/university-adelaides-applied-communication-collaborative-research-unit-accru">University of Adelaide&#039;s Applied Communication Collaborative Research Unit (ACCRU)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/media-development/content/australian-civil-military-centre-acmc">Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>63</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="/media-development/content/andrew-skuse-university-adelaide">Andrew Skuse - University of Adelaide</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="/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-annotated-bibliography">Social Networking, Social Media: An Annotated Bibliography</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-issues-paper">Social Networking, Social Media: Issues Paper</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>Email from Andrew Skuse to The Communication Initiative on November 29 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/communication-and-complex-emergencies-resource-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/communication-and-complex-emergencies-resource-guide#comments Global Materials Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Advocacy Digital Community Participation Film and Video Live Performance Person-to-Person Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Development Assistance Print News/Information Radio Television Government Departments Research Risk Management Featured Global Community Radio - Africa ICT for Development Media Development Africa Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:39:35 +0000 kdevries 9352907 at http://www.comminit.com Sharing is caring: top BBC radio advice for Tanzanian youth project http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/sharing-caring-top-bbc-radio-advice-tanzanian-youth-project-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Kwizera Charugamba, January 13 2015 -&nbsp;Last summer, as we started the mammoth task of building a national youth radio show in Tanzania from scratch, a few of us (myself included) set off on a fact-finding mission to BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra’s London [United Kingdom] studios.</p> <p>We wanted to find out "what works" at one of the UK's most popular youth radio stations and how we could adopt - and adapt - some of their best ideas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/sharing-caring-top-bbc-radio-advice-tanzanian-youth-project-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/sharing-caring-top-bbc-radio-advice-tanzanian-youth-project-0#comments Tanzania United Kingdom (UK) 15 to 19 years Adolescent Civic Engagement Blogs: Media Development Blogs: Political Accountability and Participation Entertainment Governance and Democracy Community Media News/Information Radio News Media NGOs Youth Featured BBC Media Action Adolescent Development Global Health, Rights and Media Policy Blogs Media Development Entertainment-Education Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:38:24 +0000 BBC Media Action 9352904 at http://www.comminit.com Social Networking, Social Media: Issues Paper http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-issues-paper <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/mobile2.png" alt="" title="Social Networking, Social Media: Issues Paper" width="100" height="100" 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"> Andrew Skuse </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tait Brimacombe </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">Sunday, June 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>Applied Communication Collaborative Research Unit (ACCRU), University of Adelaide</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</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="https://www.acmc.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Social-Media-and-Complex-Emergencies-Issues-Paper.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 64-page paper 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="/media-development/content/andrew-skuse-university-adelaide">Andrew Skuse - University of Adelaide</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>Email from Andrew Skuse to The Communication Initiative on November 29 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="/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-annotated-bibliography">Social Networking, Social Media: An Annotated Bibliography</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/media-development/content/communication-and-complex-emergencies-resource-guide">Communication and Complex Emergencies: A Resource Guide</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-issues-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-issues-paper#comments Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Development Assistance News/Information Government Departments Risk Management Featured Global ICT for Development Media Development Africa Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:10:57 +0000 kdevries 9352902 at http://www.comminit.com Social Networking, Social Media: An Annotated Bibliography http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-annotated-bibliography <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"> Andrew Skuse </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tait Brimacombe </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, July 1, 2013</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/media-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/index_6.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="77" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"The role that new media and communications technologies have played in the recent 'Arab Spring' uprisings, as well as in recent disaster responses, has sparked a large amount of academic and professional interest in their potential, how they can be harnessed effectively, but also their limitations."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.acmc.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Social-Media-and-Complex-Emergencies-Annotated-Bibliography.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 75-page resource 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="/media-development/content/university-adelaides-applied-communication-collaborative-research-unit-accru">University of Adelaide&#039;s Applied Communication Collaborative Research Unit (ACCRU)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/media-development/content/australian-civil-military-centre-acmc">Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>75</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="/media-development/content/andrew-skuse-university-adelaide">Andrew Skuse - University of Adelaide</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="/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-issues-paper">Social Networking, Social Media: Issues Paper</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/media-development/content/communication-and-complex-emergencies-resource-guide">Communication and Complex Emergencies: A Resource Guide</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>Email from Andrew Skuse to The Communication Initiative on November 29 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> ACMC</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-annotated-bibliography" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/media-development/content/social-networking-social-media-annotated-bibliography#comments Global Materials Academic Institutions Digital Phone/Mobile Development Assistance News/Information Government Departments Risk Management Featured Global ICT for Development Media Development Africa Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:00:43 +0000 kdevries 9352898 at http://www.comminit.com