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A Slowly Shifting Field: Understanding Donor Priorities ...
CIMA Digital Report

Funding to support independent media remains a small, but vital part of international assistance. But while the share of aid directed at this issue remains steady, there are signs that priorities within this field of international support may be shifting. This report looks at the...

The Power of Airwaves: The Role of Spectrum Management i...

Electromagnetic spectrum—the frequencies on which all voice and data signals are transmitted—has been viewed for decades as a scarce resource and leased to the highest bidder like a piece of valuable real estate. This approach to regulating the use of spectrum, however, is ...

Media Development in the Digital Age: Five Ways to Engag...

The digital convergence means that how the Internet develops going forward — both in terms of policy and technology — will shape the very environment in which all other media operate. This report makes the case to this community that they can, and must, engage in the decision...

Beyond the Great Firewall: How China Became a Global Inf...

For their unprecedented scale and effectiveness, China’s efforts at censorship have been dubbed the "Great Firewall." China, however, now has grander ambitions. Without much fanfare, the Chinese government has turned its focus outward, seeking to take its influence over the inf...