41 posts about Policy on this blog
Thursday 26 June 2014, 10:38
As Iraq faces a militant Sunni insurgency and the threat of a sectarian split, its media has fractured along similar lines and fallen into old habits of propaganda and hate speech. A commitment to a new code of practice is needed more than ever, says BBC Media Action's Haider Al-Safi.
Friday 20 June 2014, 14:03
Great sound, simple language and one core message: key lessons from our recent training for partner radio stations in South Sudan. BBC Media Action's Cassie Biggs blogs from Juba.
Monday 9 June 2014, 16:14
BBC Media Action's Senior Policy Manager reports from a lively session at this week's UN climate change conference which shared best practice on climate change communication.
Friday 9 May 2014, 16:26
A proposal from our Director of Policy and Learning, James Deane on how access to independent media in a post-2015 framework could be measured.
Friday 2 May 2014, 16:36
BBC Media Action’s Director of Policy and Learning on the arguments being furthered internationally for and against media freedom’s inclusion the post-2015 agenda.
Thursday 10 April 2014, 17:04
Five practical ideas from our trainer Ehizogie Ohiani in Nigeria about how to lead a training session with a difference.
Wednesday 19 February 2014, 17:45
Inspiring stories from BBC Media Action's radio project in Madhya Pradesh, India which works with local partners to tackle bonded labour.
Friday 24 January 2014, 11:11
Friday 10 January 2014, 17:24
BBC Media Action's Caroline Sugg on how the international development charity works with local media partners to support change that lasts beyond the lifetime of an individual project.
Friday 29 November 2013, 11:27
Wednesday 6 November 2013, 11:34
Fiona Ledger, BBC Media Action's senior production manager in Ethiopia, talks about how to make training workshops that have a lasting impact – and deliver impressive results.
Tuesday 5 November 2013, 15:41
Esfandiar Adena, BBC Media Action Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism on how social networks are enabling Tajiks to flex their political muscles.
Monday 14 October 2013, 12:13
BBC Media Action's Director of Policy and Learning on how a Wilton Park conference on the role of media and communication in fragile states challenged existing thinking.
Friday 27 September 2013, 14:59
BBC Media Action's Sabina Pradhan in Nepal remembers one particular village she visited for Climate Asia, the largest survey into people’s understanding of climate change in Asia.
Tuesday 17 September 2013, 12:02
BBC Media Action trainer Aveseh Asough on how social media training has enabled partner radio stations in Nigeria to exploit Facebook to drive change.
Friday 23 August 2013, 13:30
A focus on “people talking to people” ignores the complementary role of other forms of communication in improving health in the developing world, argues BBC Media Action's Yvonne MacPherson and Caroline Sugg.
Thursday 25 July 2013, 11:49
On the eve of Cambodia’s general election, BBC News' head of visual journalism explores how infographics can make complex information accessible to any audience.
Thursday 27 June 2013, 11:23
Aveseh Asough, a BBC Media Action trainer in Nigeria, on how karaoke inspires her to teach journalists how to tell the stories authorities sometimes don't want to hear.
Tuesday 18 June 2013, 16:30
Esfandiar Adena, BBC Media Action's Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, on the online conflict between pro-government and opposition voices ahead of Tajikistan's presidential elections.
Friday 14 June 2013, 11:25
At the World Economic Forum for East Asia in Burma last week, a ground-breaking debate saw Burmese citizens asking questions of their leaders on TV and radio for the first time. BBC Media Action's Country Director Ed Pauker reports.
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