Blog Posts By

Lyssa White

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...

14 Apr

Global media organizations can build resilience to the coronavirus crisis by showing reporters they care

By Cristi Hegranes and Laxmi Parthasarathy In late January, the government of Mongolia imposed a nationwide lockdown to hal...

31 Mar

A red flag for democracy as press freedom worldwide hits record lows

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spike across the world, news consumption has accelerated at unprecedented rates. Audiences...

09 Jan

A Decade of Closing Space in Hungary: Joint Report Highlights a Captured Media Environment

Thousands took to the streets of Budapest in the close of 2019, protesting Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s most recent ste...

17 Dec

“POFMA,” Politics, and the Press in Singapore

By Jonathan Hew Prompted by global concerns around “fake news,” Singapore has joined a growing list of governments that...

12 Dec

Media Capture in Nicaragua: How Daniel Ortega stays in power by controlling the media landscape

Over the past decade, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has consolidated his power in an apparent attempt to guarantee a p...

08 Oct

Assessing the Media Development Challenge in the Middle East

As over 40 media experts settled into the sunny conference room in Beirut, casual exchanges hinted at the breadth of challe...