21 posts about media 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 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.
Tuesday 18 March 2014, 13:58
Tony Howson, BBC Media Action's senior trainer, on watching how the Ukrainian journalists he worked with have been covering the current crisis.
Thursday 13 February 2014, 11:21
BBC Media Action advisor Aida Kaisy's visit to support public service broadcasting in Iraq was also her first ever trip to her parents’ native city of Baghdad.
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.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 15:00
BBC Media Action's research manager Karen Wespieser on new research about what audiences want from the media in Tunisia.
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.
Wednesday 5 June 2013, 09:54
A High Level Panel – co-chaired by David Cameron – has published its recommendations for a new framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals. BBC Media Action's Director of Policy and Learning argues that a proposed goal including media freedom and access to information is a bold and important...
Tuesday 19 March 2013, 13:50
BBC Media Action’s Country Director in Afghanistan describes the build up to President Hamid Karzai’s appearance on debate show Open Jirga.
Tuesday 13 November 2012, 15:32
Young journalism trainees in Burma are experiencing astonishing change and looking to the future.
Thursday 20 September 2012, 11:32
The team leader of the Media Neighbourhood project on witnessing the pressures facing journalists in Ukraine and Armenia.
Wednesday 19 September 2012, 13:12
A Syrian journalist and blogger reflects on the mission impossible facing journalists attempting impartial coverage of the Syrian conflict.
Wednesday 12 September 2012, 13:02
While on a fact-finding trip to the country, BBC Media Action's Asia Regional Director Kathryn Tomlinson reflects on the changing media landscape in Burma.
Tuesday 11 September 2012, 14:30
The editor of Kampala’s Observer newspaper on the pressures facing Uganda’s free and independent media.
Wednesday 9 May 2012, 07:53
World Press Freedom Day: A snapshot of UNESCO's three-day conference on 'New Voices: Media Freedom to Transform Societies'
Tuesday 8 May 2012, 16:44
James Deane on the interplay of media freedom and social change.
Thursday 3 May 2012, 17:17
Executive Director Caroline Nursey talks about some of BBC Media Action’s work that links to World Press Freedom Day, the annual event that this year aims to support ‘media freedom helping to transform societies’.
Monday 19 March 2012, 17:32
Sulakshana Gupta, BBC Media Action’s Senior Project Manager in South Sudan, writes about being WOWed
Monday 5 March 2012, 15:42
Whether it's story-telling through drama or adverts, through phone-ins or debate, creativity is required in our work supporting women and girls.
Friday 2 March 2012, 19:28
Recent 80th anniversary events for BBC World Service underline our partnerships with several of the language services. In Somalia it’s a collaboration that provides a vital radio link for the people.
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