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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...

Media as a Form of Aid in Humanitarian Crises

As the humanitarian crises following the Arab spring enter their sixth year, the media coverage of war, displacement, and migration in the Middle East and North Africa tragically have become all too familiar. For mainstream media, the millions of people whose lives have been upen...

Curbing Media, Crippling Debate: Soft Censorship in Bulg...

CIMA, along with the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the South East Europe Media Organization, is pleased to release Curbing Media, Crippling Debate: Soft Censorship in Bulgaria. Soft censorship is used to promote positive coverage of offi...

Journalist Security in the Digital World: A Survey - Are...

As journalists around the world have become more vulnerable, their need for security tools has grown exponentially. There is no question that the digital world has made journalism a riskier profession. But it can also make it safer. Digital technology can offer tools to minimize ...