Blog Posts By

Lyssa White

15 Apr

Media Ownership in Bangladesh: Why More Media Outlets Does Not Mean More Media Freedom

By Ali Riaz and Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman Bangladesh’s media ecosystem paints a contradictory picture. On the one hand...

24 Feb

How Big Tech’s Content Moderation Policies Could Jeopardize Users in Authoritarian Regimes

By Gideon Sarpong Social media advocates have historically lauded its ability to facilitate democratic progress by connecti...

12 Jan

Saving Journalism: New Report Examines Global Initiatives for Media in the Post-COVID World

By Anya Schiffrin Dozens of plans to help save journalism have emerged since the COVID-19 pandemic decimated media outlets ...

22 Dec

Donor Support to Independent Media During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

This post is the second of a two-part series recapping CIMA-moderated panels held as part of Carleton University’s “Jou...

08 Dec

Algorithms, Labels, and Regulation: How Internet Policy Affects News Media

By Daryna Sterina Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube: for many people, these platforms are an important gateway to news and info...

24 Nov

Independent Media and the Pandemic: Lessons from the Global South

This post is the first of a two-part series recapping CIMA-moderated panels held as part of Carleton University’s “Jour...

13 Aug

Fighting on Two Fronts: Journalists in the Philippines Battle Censorship Online and in the Courts

For journalists in the Philippines, the battle against disinformation occurs on two fronts: online and in the courtroom. Ta...

19 May

Local radio stations in Africa prove resilient amid COVID-19

By Mary Myers, Nicola Harford, and Martin Ssemakula Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, radio remains a dominant source of news ...

07 May

Women Producing the News: Workplace inequality and the impact on media development

This is the first in a series of posts on women and media development. When you imagine a journalist or news anchor what co...