Tagged with: media

21 posts about media 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. 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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  3. The challenges of reporting in Ukraine

    Tuesday 18 March 2014, 13:58

    Tony Howson Tony Howson Senior Trainer, BBC Media Action

    Tony Howson, BBC Media Action's senior trainer, on watching how the Ukrainian journalists he worked with have been covering the current crisis.

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  4. Coming home for the first time

    Thursday 13 February 2014, 11:21

    Aida Kaisy Aida Kaisy Media Reform Programme Advisor, BBC Media Action, Iraq

    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.

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  5. 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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  6. The Arab Spring in the winter sun

    Tuesday 29 October 2013, 15:00

    Karen Wespieser Karen Wespieser Research Manager, Middle East and North Africa for BBC Media Action

    New research about what audiences want from the media in Tunisia was launched last week at a make-or-break moment for the country. 

    BBC Media Action's research manager Karen Wespieser on new research about what audiences want from the media in Tunisia.

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  7. 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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  8. What would a post-2015 development goal on free media mean?

    Wednesday 5 June 2013, 09:54

    James Deane James Deane Director, Policy and Learning

    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...

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  9. Open Jirga: Afghans question President Karzai

    Tuesday 19 March 2013, 13:50

    Shirazuddin Siddiqi Shirazuddin Siddiqi Country Director, Afghanistan

    BBC Media Action’s Country Director in Afghanistan describes the build up to President Hamid Karzai’s appearance on debate show Open Jirga.

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  10. Burma's Bright Young Stars

    Tuesday 13 November 2012, 15:32

    Samantha Barry Samantha Barry BBC Media Action trainer

    Young journalism trainees in Burma are experiencing astonishing change and looking to the future.

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  11. The circle of self-censorship

    Thursday 20 September 2012, 11:32

    Alice Morrison Alice Morrison Team Leader, Media Neighbourhood for BBC Media Action

    The team leader of the Media Neighbourhood project on witnessing the pressures facing journalists in Ukraine and Armenia.

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  12. Journalism in today’s Syria: an insider’s view

    Wednesday 19 September 2012, 13:12

    Maurice Aaek Maurice Aaek Freelance journalist and blogger based in Damascus

     A Syrian journalist and blogger reflects on the mission impossible facing journalists attempting impartial coverage of the Syrian conflict.

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  13. Burma: "It's unpredictable"

    Wednesday 12 September 2012, 13:02

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

    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.

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  14. In fear of stepping on Museveni’s tail

    Tuesday 11 September 2012, 14:30

    Richard Kavuma Richard Kavuma Editor of Uganda’s The Observer newspaper

    The editor of Kampala’s Observer newspaper on the pressures facing Uganda’s free and independent media.

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  15. Whose voice counts and how do we count them?

    Wednesday 9 May 2012, 07:53

    Kirsty Cockburn Kirsty Cockburn Director of Communications and Fundraising, BBC Media Action

    World Press Freedom Day:  A snapshot of UNESCO's three-day conference on 'New Voices: Media Freedom to Transform Societies'

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  16. Media and public engagement

    Tuesday 8 May 2012, 16:44

    James Deane James Deane Director, Policy and Learning

    James Deane on the  interplay of media freedom and social change.

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  17. World Press Freedom Day: New Voices

    Thursday 3 May 2012, 17:17

    Caroline Nursey Caroline Nursey Executive Director, BBC Media Action

    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’.

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  18. When fact and fiction collide

    Monday 19 March 2012, 17:32

    Sulakshana Gupta Sulakshana Gupta Senior Project Manager

    Sulakshana Gupta, BBC Media Action’s Senior Project Manager in South Sudan, writes about being WOWed

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  19. Igniting Change

    Monday 5 March 2012, 15:42

    Felicity Finch Felicity Finch Radio Presenter and Actor

    Whether it's story-telling through drama or adverts, through phone-ins or debate, creativity is required in our work supporting women and girls.

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  20. From Bush House to Hargeisa

    Friday 2 March 2012, 19:28

    Kirsty Cockburn Kirsty Cockburn Director of Communications and Fundraising, BBC Media Action

    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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