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  1. The post-2015 Global Goals: moving from “what” to “how” will rest on more informed societies

    James Deane

    Director, Policy and Learning

    The post-2015 Global Goals: moving from “what” to “how” will rest on more informed societies

    Ahead of this week’s UN summit in New York, BBC Media Action’s Director of Policy and Learning James Deane argues for a stronger focus on the provision of information as well as resources.

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  2. With the grain or against the grain: a media perspective on the governance question of our time

    James Deane

    Director, Policy and Learning

    With the grain or against the grain: a media perspective on the governance question of our time

    With the grain or against the grain? A blog exploring different theoretical approaches to reducing poverty through improved governance – from a media perspective.

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  3. Nepal Earthquake: sharing life-saving information during a crisis

    Kirsty Cockburn

    Director of Communications and Fundraising, BBC Media Action

    Nepal Earthquake: sharing life-saving information during a crisis

    Kirsty Cockburn was working in Nepal when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck. Within a few hours of the disaster, BBC Media Action’s team in Nepal were working with BBC World Service’s Nepali Service to broadcast life-saving information. Kirsty reflects on her experience of the weekend's events.

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  4. Ebola: audience research by mobile phone

    Dorothy Peprah

    Research Manager

    Ebola: audience research by mobile phone

    We explain why, at the peak of the Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, BBC Media Action conducted audience research by mobile phone.

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  5. By bike, by bus and by boat: Our Ebola radio show’s incredible bi-weekly journey across Sierra Leone.

    Paul Massaquoi

    Production Coordinator, BBC Media Action

    By bike, by bus and by boat: Our Ebola radio show’s incredible bi-weekly journey across Sierra Leone.

    Getting life-saving radio shows about Ebola on air across Sierra Leone takes nerves, ingenuity and a fleet of volunteers willing to hike, bike and sail across the country. Paul Massaquoi explains.

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  6. World Radio Day 2015

    Tom Baker

    Project Manager, BBC Media Action

    Today is World Radio Day and its theme is ‘youth’. Find out how BBC Media Action is using the unique power of radio to inform, connect and empower young people around the world.

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  7. Addressing diversity in Pakistan’s media

    Rukhsana Ahmad

    Writer and Trainer, BBC Media Action

    Specialist training for screenwriters and programme-makers on Pakistan’s most popular TV shows is sowing the seeds for improved representation of religious minorities in Pakistan’s media.

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  8. Question: How is a TV show improving governance in Kenya?

    Anna Colom

    Research Manager

    Research Manager Anna Colom looks at the impact that TV and radio show Sema Kenya has had in fostering a national conversation about key governance issues in Kenya.

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  9. The politics of love

    Hoda Hersi

    Project Manager

    How a Romeo and Juliet radio drama story line is raising heart rates in Somalia

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  10. BBC Sema Kenya takes a bow

    Jackie Christie

    Senior Production Manager, Kenya and Somalia

    BBC Sema Kenya takes a bow

    Jackie Christie reflects on how the debate TV show BBC Sema Kenya has become a game-changer for accountability in Kenya over the past three years, before its last episode under BBC Media Action’s care.

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