In an effort to improve understanding of climate information for residents of Burkina Faso, Internews, a member of the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) consortium Zaman Lebidi under the lead of Christian Aid, published a lexicon of weather terms in Moore, Gulimancéma, Fulani (3 native languages), French, and English.
In the year 2016, South Sudan celebrated its fifth year of independence and Internews completed the third year of the five-year USAID-funded media development project i-STREAM (Strengthening Free and Independent Media in South Sudan).
This report - 2016 Year in Review - looks at the challenges and accomplishments of the past year.
A radio station’s main objectives are to connect with their audience and produce engaging content that will attract listeners. But without a detailed understanding of their audience – their size, where they live, what age or gender they are, etc. – many stations are unable to do this effectively. Audience data and ratings solve this problem, empowering radio stations to make more informed choices about programming, engagement opportunities, and business strategies.
This manual has been produced by Albany Associates in the context of its press freedom program in South Sudan. It is intended as a reference resource for lawyers undertaking media defense work in the country. It can also be used for training workshops on media and freedom of expression law in South Sudan.
Renewable forms of energy have been increasing in popularity over the last few years. Though interest is high, few radio stations are using solar power due to fears of the cost and complexity involved.
A survey of 1,003 IDPs and 1,500 members of host communities in Ukraine was conducted in July-August 2016 by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology on behalf of Internews in Ukraine with the financial support of Global Affairs Canada, as part of the project “Strengthening Conflict-affected Community Communication (SCCC) for Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine.” The two-year SCCC project empowers local media to better cover humanitarian issues, better inform IDPs of their rights, and provide channels of communication between IDPs and communities throughout Ukraine that are hosting
This resource paper is part of the Secure Access in Volatile Environments (SAVE) research program, funded by UK-DFID. This three-year research program aims to contribute solutions for providing effective and accountable humanitarian action amid high levels of insecurity.
The project involves global-level and field-level analyses in four focus countries: Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan and Syria. This report presents the main research findings and key lessons on community feedback mechanisms in insecure settings.
Data has the potential to help communities understand their biggest challenges – why people become sick or well, why development initiatives succeed or fail, how government actions align with citizens’ priorities. However, most people do not have the skills or inclination to engage with data directly. That’s where data journalists and the open data community come in.
This report explains the role of data journalists and open data, and lays out the key considerations that can help predict the success or failure of new data journalism initiatives.
The Internews annual media consumption survey shows more Ukrainians searching for news online and fewer getting their news from television. Trust in Ukrainian online media is also up, matching the trend in greater consumption. The survey also shows that Ukrainians are consuming Russian media far less than they did last year, and that trust in Russian media continues to decline.
Read the complete Media Consumption Survey
Afghanistan has made great strides in establishing media and communications outlets. However, very little is known about the ways in which Afghans actually engage in information exchange. To inform work with the media and effectively enhance access to information in Afghanistan, Internews commissioned Sayara Research to map information ecosystems in three areas of Afghanistan.