• Media Dangers in Global Conflict Zones

    Center for Strategic and International Studies
    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

    Jeanne Bourgault, Internews President & CEO, was interviewed on "Smart Women, Smart Power" - a speaker series on women in international business and global affairs produced by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

    Host Nina Easton interviewed Bourgault about media and information in conflict zones and humanitarian crises. Although around the world the situation for journalists and press freedom has seen setbacks, Bourgault expressed optimism about the future.

  • Internews Trainees Recognized for Exceptional Elections Coverage

    Two women and two men on stage with Afghan flags behind them.
    Monday, December 29, 2014

    Stretched over the course of many months, the 2014 presidential election in Afghanistan was a relentlessly grueling process. To many, the election often seemed like it might never produce a winner. Throughout, the Afghan media sector tirelessly reported on the ins and outs of the election – and the campaigning, run-off voting, accusations of fraud, and international audit that accompanied it. 

    "During the prolonged electoral process, we kept working hard to cover the entire process," recalled journalist Mohammad Hassan Khetab.

  • A Mirror of Her Nation

    Friday, December 26, 2014

    I want to be a mirror of my nation. I want to be the voice of the voiceless women and children in this country." That's the inspiring voice of Aquilina Adhel, a journalist Internews works with in South Sudan.

  • Afghan Journalists Take Temperature of the Nation with Health Data Journalism thanks to Infogr.am Ambassador Eva Constantaras

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    (Internews' data journalism training in Afghanistan is covered in this post from infogr.am. Eva Constantaras is Internews' Data Journalism Advisor.)

    Journalists in Afghanistan are faced with the task of tracking the new administration's pledges to improve the health of the country's citizens. But before they can do that, they need to understand the state of healthcare in the country today.

  • Listening to the Citizens of Gaza: Weekly Updates on the Humanitarian Information Response

    Gaza weekly report - issue 15
    Monday, December 15, 2014

    Through radio broadcasts and SMS/mobile communication, Internews’ Humanitarian Information Service (HIS) in Gaza provides a mechanism for Gazans to communicate with aid agencies and get the information they need to improve their daily lives.

    Internews produces weekly reports about the type of information being broadcast, the main concerns that Gazans are expressing via feedback and results of surveys that have been conducted.