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19 May

Local radio stations in Africa prove resilient ami...

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

07 May

Women Producing the News: Workplace inequality and...

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

14 Apr

Global media organizations can build resilience to...

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

31 Mar

A red flag for democracy as press freedom worldwid...

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

09 Jan

A Decade of Closing Space in Hungary: Joint Report...

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

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 t...

12 Dec

Media Capture in Nicaragua: How Daniel Ortega stay...

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

08 Oct

Assessing the Media Development Challenge in the M...

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

25 Sep

Information Laundering and Globalized Media —...

By Noah Arjomand In May 2018, A Washington Post fact-check of the US government’s reasons for withdrawing from the Joi...

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...