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Mapping Digital Disinformation around Elections: A Case ...
CIMA Digital Report

The 2018 general election represented one of the first times digital disinformation occurred on a massive scale in Pakistan. This report examines different forms of disinformation that circulated online in the lead up to the 2018 elections and its impact on the country’s politi...

Strengthening the United Nations’ Role in Media Develo...
CIMA Digital Report

The United Nations made a promise in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human to promote free and independent media around the world. Citizens cannot “seek, receive and impart information and ideas, through any medium, regardless of frontiers” without access to a vibr...

Media Development and the Open Government Partnership: C...
CIMA Digital Report

The global effort to promote open and transparent government creates new opportunities to put media development on the political agenda of countries around the world. This report looks in particular at the structures of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), which in its 2016 Par...

Confronting the Crisis in Independent Media: A Role for ...
CIMA Digital Report

The international community is waking up to its responsibility to protect and strengthen independent media around the world. This report puts forward recommendations for how that responsibility can be translated into action, acknowledging the complexity of the crisis facing indep...

Defending Independent Media: A Comprehensive Analysis of...
CIMA Digital Report

When donors provide assistance to the media sector, they frequently back projects that aim to strengthen the media’s contribution to good governance in some way or another. This kind of funding is consistent with recent declarations made by the international community on the im...

Advocating for Openness: Nine Ways Civil Society Groups ...
CIMA Digital Report

Civil society groups from the Global South are leading the charge to advocate for an Internet that remains open, pluralistic, and democratic. The nine case studies highlighted in this report demonstrate various ways groups in different countries have successfully fought for polic...