Blog Posts By

Paul Rothman

03 May

Indonesia Plays Host to World Press Freedom Day as Violence Against Journalists is on the Rise

In observation of World Press Freedom Day, CIMA and the International Forum for Democratic Studies will host a discussion w...

19 Sep

A Regional Consultation in Southeast Asia: Looking for Leadership

During this week’s Global Forum on Media Development (GFMD) World Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia, CIMA and Deutsche Welle Ak...

11 Aug

Putting Research to Work: Scholars and Practitioners Discuss Greater Collaboration

Given the worsening climate for media across the globe, the field of media development is badly in need of new research and...

15 Mar

CIMA and Indiana University Announce New Post-doctoral Scholarship

In partnership with Indiana University’s School for Global and International Studies (SGIS), CIMA is pleased to announce ...

14 Mar

In Burma, a Chance for New Momentum on Media Reform

As Burma’s new National League of Democracy (NLD)-dominated parliament nears the selection of the country’s next presid...

25 Jan

China’s Quest for International “Discourse Influence” Threatens Media Environments in Africa

In December, South Africa played host to the China-Africa Media Summit in Cape Town, a lead-up event to the Forum on China-...

16 Nov

Toward Free and Independent Media in Latin America

CIMA is cosponsoring an international conference on the challenges to independent media in Latin America, to take place thi...

10 Oct

Frame by Frame: A Powerful look at Photojournalism in Afghanistan

In one of the film’s most devastating scenes, Frame by Frame takes us to a hospital in Herat where photojournalist Farzan...

10 Sep

Politics and Rethinking Media Development

Media development has not produced the results that many had hoped for in the early promising years of the post-Soviet peri...