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41 posts about Policy on this blog

  1. A step backwards: media in today's Iraq

    Thursday 26 June 2014, 10:38

    Haider Al-Safi Haider Al-Safi is head of project, consolidating media freedoms in Iraq, BBC Media Action. Twitter: @Haider888

    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. 

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  2. South Sudan: making PSAs that matter

    Friday 20 June 2014, 14:03

    Cassie Biggs Cassie Biggs Senior Project Manager, BBC Media Action in South Sudan

    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. 

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  3. UN Climate Talks: changing the conversation about climate change

    Monday 9 June 2014, 16:14

    Delia Lloyd Delia Lloyd Senior Policy Manager, BBC Media Action

    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.

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  4. How can access to independent media in a post-2015 framework be measured?

    Friday 9 May 2014, 16:26

    James Deane James Deane Director, Policy and Learning

    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.

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  5. Media and the post 2015 development framework: the case builds

    Friday 2 May 2014, 16:36

    James Deane James Deane Director, Policy and Learning

    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.

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  6. Training tips: how to inform and inspire journalists

    Thursday 10 April 2014, 17:04

    Ehizogie Ohiani Ehizogie Ohiani Producer/Trainer, BBC Media Action in Nigeria

    Five practical ideas from our trainer Ehizogie Ohiani in Nigeria about how to lead a training session with a difference.

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  7. Tackling bonded labour in India

    Wednesday 19 February 2014, 17:45

    Kathryn Tomlinson Kathryn Tomlinson Regional Director, Asia, BBC Media Action

    Inspiring stories from BBC Media Action's radio project in Madhya Pradesh, India which works with local partners to tackle bonded labour. 

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  8. How to create PSAs in emergencies

    Friday 24 January 2014, 11:11

    Parambrahma Tripathy Parambrahma Tripathy Senior Content Writer BBC Media Action, India

    BBC Media Action's Parambrahma Tripathy on the six crucial lessons learned while making audio spots to help people affected by a cyclone in Odisha, India.

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  9. Local partnerships: a key to lasting change

    Friday 10 January 2014, 17:24

    Caroline Sugg Caroline Sugg Special Projects Manager, Advisory and Policy Team, BBC Media Action

    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. 

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  10. Let's Talk HIV

    Friday 29 November 2013, 11:27

    Anu Mohammed Anu Mohammed Head of Research for BBC Media Action, Nigeria

    As World AIDS Day encourages people to ‘act aware’, BBC Media Action's team in Nigeria ran workshops to inform and encourage some of Nigeria’s most famous musicians and filmmakers to accurately treat HIV and AIDS in their work.

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  11. Making it stick: training that works

    Wednesday 6 November 2013, 11:34

    Fiona Ledger Fiona Ledger Senior Production Manager, BBC Media Action

    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.

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  12. Tajikistan's election: a milestone for social media debate

    Tuesday 5 November 2013, 15:41

    Esfandiar Adena Esfandiar Adena Head of BBC Bureau in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

    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.

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  13. Fragile States: It’s time to focus on society

    Monday 14 October 2013, 12:13

    James Deane James Deane Director, Policy and Learning

    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.

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  14. From despair to hope

    Friday 27 September 2013, 14:59

    Sabina Pradhan Sabina Pradhan Research Officer, BBC Media Action in Nepal

    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.

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  15. Success through social media in Nigeria

    Tuesday 17 September 2013, 12:02

    Aveseh Asough Aveseh Asough Trainer, BBC Media Action in Nigeria

    BBC Media Action trainer Aveseh Asough on how social media training has enabled partner radio stations in Nigeria to exploit Facebook to drive change.

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  16. Health innovation: how to spread new ideas fast?

    Friday 23 August 2013, 13:30

    Yvonne MacPherson and Caroline Sugg Yvonne MacPherson and Caroline Sugg Executive Director, BBC Media Action USA and Head of Advisory and Policy Team, BBC Media Action

    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.

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  17. Visualising voting in rural Cambodia

    Thursday 25 July 2013, 11:49

    Mark Bryson Mark Bryson Creative Director, BBC News, Visual Journalism

    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.

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  18. Singing a different tune

    Thursday 27 June 2013, 11:23

    Aveseh Asough Aveseh Asough Trainer, BBC Media Action in Nigeria

    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.   

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  19. Social media in Tajikistan: a battlefield

    Tuesday 18 June 2013, 16:30

    Esfandiar Adena Esfandiar Adena Head of BBC Bureau in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

    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.

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  20. Making a world debate local

    Friday 14 June 2013, 11:25

    Ed Pauker Ed Pauker Country Director for BBC Media Action, Burma

    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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