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Media Development and Countering Violent Extremism: An U...

This report looks at how media development practitioners are reacting to the rise of the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) agenda, and its growing influence on their field. This influence is the cause of concern, not only because practitioners of CVE and media development have f...

Cuba's Parallel Worlds: Digital Media Crosses the Divide

The Cuban government’s heavy-handed censorship practices are well documented, and evident in the virtual absence of independent print and broadcast journalism. Yet recently, many Cubans have shown themselves remarkably well informed about the outside world, in ways that cannot ...

Mexican Journalism, Still in the Line of Fire

Mexico is the deadliest country in Latin America for journalists, with press watchdog groups registering at least one attack against the press every day. The most recent reports of the Inter American Commission on Human Rights and the International Federation of Journalists say t...

Captured News Media: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and...

Why are independent media that contribute to democracy and economic progress failing to take root or survive in many countries?  We at the Center for International Media Assistance suggest that one piece of the answer may be found in a concept known as media capture. Media ca...