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  1. World Press Freedom Day 2019: Our youth delegates take Addis Ababa by storm!

    Becca Cole

    Publicist

    World Press Freedom Day 2019: Our youth delegates take Addis Ababa by storm!

    For the recent World Press Freedom Day conference (WPFD2019) in Ethiopia, we sponsored two youth delegates – Bwale Mutanuka from Zambia and Kefa Hussein from Tanzania – to take part in the conference's Youth Newsroom initiative. Learn about their action-packed experiences!

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  2. The potential of reforming state broadcasters in divided societies: advancing an unfashionable argument

    James Deane

    Director, Policy and Learning

    The potential of reforming state broadcasters in divided societies: advancing an unfashionable argument

    BBC Media Action’s Director of Policy and Learning argues for an urgent rethinking of what is often considered a relic of the past - the state broadcaster - to encourage discussion, dialogue and understanding across communities in fragile states.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. A step backwards: media in today's Iraq

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

    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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  7. The challenges of reporting in Ukraine

    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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  8. Coming home for the first time

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

    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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  10. The Arab Spring in the winter sun

    Karen Wespieser

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

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

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