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  1. Media freedom and rethinking support to independent media

    Caroline Sugg

    Director of Strategy and Partnerships

    Media freedom and rethinking support to independent media

    As the world marks World Press Freedom Day on 3rd May, Caroline Sugg (Director of Strategy and Partnerships) talks about the crisis facing public interest media, what BBC Media Action has done to strengthen media in fragile and developing countries, and what needs to change when it comes to prot...

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  2. Helping people spot fake news in Sierra Leone

    George Ferguson

    Country Director, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    Our Sierra Leone Country Director shares insights from our work to increase media literacy during national elections earlier this year.

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  3. DFID's "transparency revolution" is welcome - but supporting independent media is urgent and challenging

    James Deane

    Director of Policy and Research

    James Deane argues that efforts to increase transparency and strengthen accountability will only succeed if independent media is given the support it needs to flourish and hold power to account.

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  4. How we attracted women to our shows

    Anu Mohammed

    Head of research and learning, BBC Media Action, Nigeria

    How we attracted women to our shows

    We wanted our radio shows about governance in Nigeria to appeal to women and girls – so we asked women in five states to help us make improvements.

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  5. What the development sector can learn from audience segmentation

    Sophie Baskett

    Senior Research Manager

    What the development sector can learn from audience segmentation

    The commercial world has long used audience profiling to target consumers. Applying the techniques to our projects makes for better development interventions, says Sophie Baskett.

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  6. 3 negatives and 3 positives from World Press Freedom Day

    James Deane

    Director of Policy and Research

    3 negatives and 3 positives from World Press Freedom Day

    Reflecting on the conversations and debates held in Indonesia for World Press Freedom Day, James Deane shares his three reasons to be worried and three grounds for optimism.

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  7. Five questions our data portal can help answer

    Sonia Whitehead

    Head of Research Programmes, BBC Media Action

    Five questions our data portal can help answer

    There's a lack of data on what ordinary people think, feel and want in developing countries. Our new Data Portal aims to help fix that.

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  8. What’s the best way of improving accountability in Sierra Leone?

    George Ferguson

    Country Director, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    What’s the best way of improving accountability in Sierra Leone?

    George Ferguson, one of our Country Directors, discusses different types of accountability and which one works best in Sierra Leone.

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  9. Human stories inspire positive change

    Katy Williams

    Research Editor, BBC Media Action

    Human stories inspire positive change

    Katy Williams asked political debate show presenters in Nepal and Afghanistan about the real-life changes their programmes have helped achieve. Successes include getting more people with disabilities working in government ministries and prompting other organisations to support communities.

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  10. Governance and Accountability: What role for media?

    BBC Media Action Policy and Learning team

    Governance and Accountability: What role for media?

    A hub for content relating to our 'Governance and Accountability' event, including a film recording and links to blogs, reports and a Storify.

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