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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 ...

Environmental Reporting and Media Development: Equipping...

In the coming decades, climate change is poised to disrupt the global economy. Low-income countries stand to lose the most, yet environmental reporting around the world often fails to inform the public on a level that transcends the politics of the moment. This report examines...

Global Journalism Education: A Missed Opportunity for Me...

Media development organizations have worked for many years directly with media industries to train journalists. Little of their effort has been focused on shaping the training these journalists receive before they are immersed in the media industries, which in many countries are ...

Throwing the Switch: An Update on the State of the Globa...

This briefing paper updates an earlier report for CIMA by Burgess, Throwing the Switch: Challenges in the Conversion to Digital Broadcasting, published in 2009. Five years later, the report finds, the transition, which has the power to bring new views and voices to the television...

Journalism Training In The Digital Era: Views From the F...

The Center for International Media Assistance is pleased to release Journalism Training in the Digital Era: Views From the Field, by Bill Ristow, a veteran journalist and international media trainer. The report reviews how the digital and social media revolution of the past de...