Publications and Resources
On this page you can explore our publications, which range from in-depth policy briefings, comprehensive research reports, and summaries of the evidence behind our work. All our publications are freely available to download.
Latest publications and resources
Online mis- and disinformation in Myanmar
How do young social media users encounter and respond to it, including fake news about COVID-19?
"They share everything they see whether it is true or not."
Insights from mixed methods research evaluating the reach and impact of our long-running peace-building radio drama series, Life in Lulu.
A summary of research evaluating the impact of our Media for Improving Voter Engagement (MI-VotE) project which aimed to increase citizens' knowledge and understanding of key electoral issues
How our formative qualitative research in mid- and far-western Nepal informed the production of radio public service announcements (PSAs) about key water, sanitation, hygiene and nutrition issues.
We explored how edutainment screenings can influence knowledge, attitudes and intention to practice around child marriage.
A summary of our qualitative research piloting social media content on the issue of fake news in Myanmar, as part of our longstanding Tea Cup Diaries project.
A summary of our formative research for our radio project in northern Zambia shifting norms around sexual and gender-based violence within communities.
How is a radio drama helping to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) among young children in Ethiopia?
Summary of our mixed-methods evaluation of our project addressing knowledge gaps and harmful attitudes around Baby WASH practices in Ethiopia.
A briefing about engaging parents, caregivers and community influencers to take action to protect their children with polio vaccinations in Afghanistan, Nigeria and Somalia.
Our Klahan9 project in Cambodia provided audiences with information on career options and opportunities for training, as well as advice on job-seeking.
A summary of our evaluation of Tusafiri Pamoja - our project with Unicef which aimed to increase understanding and uptake of maternal and child health (MNCH) services.
Understanding the prevalence, reasons and implications for communication
We're supporting humanitarian and media agencies to communicate and engage with Rohingya people living in camps in Bangladesh, read the report.
This briefing explores the impact of the radio drama serial Hay el Matar (Airport District) on Syrian listeners during the country's conflict.
This report evaluates the impact of a five-year project that aimed to help enable more accountable, peaceful and inclusive state-society relations in Afghanistan.
This publication looks at what BBC Media Action has learnt about maternal and child health by working with governmental and non-governmental partners in Bangladesh, India and Ethiopia.
This publication sets out what BBC Media Action learned in delivering programmes designed to increase political participation in developing countries.
This paper looks at how media plays a part in increasing accountability.
This research report examines the relationship between BBC Media Action’s governance programmes and political participation.
This briefing explores the role of communication in public health.
This paper sets out ways in which media can be used to provide a platform for gender equality.
This study provides a snapshot of refugees’ experiences regarding communication and information at different points on their journey.
This report examines the evidence of what works and doesn’t in curbing corruption - and how a free and independent media can help.