Media Map Shows Impact of Information

Chart showing GDP per capital vs. freedom of speech
Monday, December 5, 2011

The Media Map Project, a multi-faceted research collaboration between Internews and The World Bank Institute, has made 25 data sets which collectively touch on every country in the world and up to 30 years' worth of information available to the public for download and analysis. Visualizations on the site allow viewers to interact with and test the data in different ways.

For example:

Report Shows Internews Radio Stations in Southern Sudan most trusted by communities

Local residents outside the Naath radio station
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

“This extensive research confirms what we hear every day from these communities,” said Deborah Ensor, Internews Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa. “Getting local news and information, in one’s own language, massively impacts people’s lives. These stations really are the heart and soul of their communities.”

Happy anniversary, Haiti "news you can use" radio show

Happy anniversary, Haiti "news you can use" radio show
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Last Jan 21st, only nine days after the devastating quake killed over 250,000 and displaced more than 1 million others, Internews launched a radio program to get critical life-saving info out to Haitians. News you can use is still going strong today.