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20 Aug

Information Laundering and Globalized Media —...

By Noah Arjomand Money laundering is a familiar story: “dirty money” generated through illicit means must be “clea...

06 Aug

Declining public support for media freedom in Afri...

By Jeff Conroy-Krutz & Josephine Appiah-Nyamekye Sanny Media liberalization and the emergence of independent media o...

22 Jul

When Media Capture Backfires: Local Elections and ...

Duygu Güvenç and Jérémie Langlois Turkey captivated the world’s attention recently as President Recep Tayyip Erdo...

05 Jul

Social Media Shutdowns Restrict the Flow of Inform...

By Samuel Woodhams Following the tragic terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka earlier this year that killed over 250 people, th...

03 May

Between Hope and Fear: Ethiopian Media in the Age ...

By Simegnish Mengesha When I was forced to leave Ethiopia in 2014, it was a dangerous time to be a journalist. Attemptin...

16 Apr

India’s Other Media Boom

Digital news and social media hold increasing sway over public opinion, but as the world’s largest democracy goes to t...

09 Apr

A Critical Juncture in West Africa: Why Regional P...

In CIMA’s recent report, A Regional Approach to Media Development in West Africa, co-published with the Media Foundati...

11 Mar

A Road-map for Meaningful Media Reform in Ethiopia

By Asmamaw Gizaw The rapid political opening in Ethiopia over the past year has seen an uptick in journalistic freedom a...

04 Mar

Fighting for Survival: New Report on Media Startup...

By Anya Schiffrin Panic about the business model for journalism has surfaced again in the United States with the recent ...

21 Dec

Drawing the Lines: The Growing Debate Over How to ...

Over the past two years, governments, news outlets, platforms, and audiences across the world have come to recognize the...

05 Dec

Social Media Taxes: A Financial Barrier for Indepe...

With press freedom and freedom of speech increasingly under attack, social media is often the last space in many countri...

29 Oct

Putting machine learning to work to measure media ...

By Samhir Vasdev Quality, fact-based news—and trust between citizens and journalists—is essential to helping people ...