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Tipping Point: Democratic Erosion and the Assault on Pre...

The majority of people now live under illiberal regimes or some form of autocracy as a consequence of democratic declines occurring globally since 2010. Understanding the driving forces behind this historic setback to democratic progress will be essential for turning the tide. An...

Spyware: An Unregulated and Escalating Threat to Indepen...

The unchecked growth of the commercial spyware industry is providing repressive governments with new tools to surveil, harass, and attack independent journalists and their sources in a new battlefront against the free flow of information. The chilling effect of this is strongest ...

Youth and the News in Five Charts
CIMA Digital Report

In the rapidly changing news ecosystems of emerging economies, news outlets are struggling to remain relevant and build loyal relationships with youth audiences (18 to 35 years old). As youth populations continue to grow in low-and-middle income countries, it is critical for inde...

The Wisdom of the Crowd: Promoting Media Development thr...

An innovative new set of citizen engagement practices—collectively known as deliberative democracy—offer important lessons that, when applied to the media development efforts, can help improve media assistance efforts and strengthen independent media environments around the w...