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Throwing the Switch: An Update on the State of the Globa...

This briefing paper updates an earlier report for CIMA by Burgess, Throwing the Switch: Challenges in the Conversion to Digital Broadcasting, published in 2009. Five years later, the report finds, the transition, which has the power to bring new views and voices to the television...

Telling It Straight: How Trustworthy Government Informat...

Sullivan has written, assessed, trained, and advised on setting up systems of open communication and transparency through nearly 200 engagements in more than 40 countries. She is the author of the U.S. Department of State’s A Responsible Press Office in the Digital Age  and  ...

Measuring the Audience: Why It Matters to Independent Ne...

Audience measurements, with their resulting influence on content and commercialization, are essential components of financially viable media and media markets. They help create marketplaces where diverse media can compete in viable niches, offer audience insights and thus increas...

Africa's Media Boom: The Role of International Aid

This year, 2014, marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the symbolic end of the Cold War in 1989. It also marks the anniversary of the beginning of an extraordinary proliferation of media outlets in sub-Saharan Africa, which swept across the continent, freeing Afric...