• News That Moves - Mediterranean Rumor Tracker

    Cover: Med Rumor Tracker
    Friday, June 17, 2016

    The Mediterranean rumor tracker is a project that collects all of the rumors among refugees passing through Europe. By identifying misinformation and hearsay and responding to it with relevant, factual information, NewsThatMoves aims to keep the refugee population at the forefront of our communication response.

    The rumor tracker is a project of Internews, Translators without Borders and Action Aid. 

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  • Showing Corruption from the Skies

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    In Moldova, journalists used drones to capture images of a secret luxury retreat for powerful Moldovan government leaders and posted them online. The footage caused a stir in a country where government officials regularly live lavishly off public coffers while one fifth of the nation’s 3.6 million people scrape by in poverty.
     
    “We were able to send a message to politicians that they should be more transparent with the money they spend, because this money belongs to all of us.”
     
  • Showing Corruption from the Skies

    Thursday, June 9, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    In the first shots, the camera lingers. On the pocked and muddy streets of the Moldovan village. On the thin cows walking listlessly past broken fences. On the humble farmhouses, once pastel, now scratched and fading, their shabbiness testament to the deep poverty of this country squeezed between Romania and Ukraine.

  • Internews: Les médias congolais en mutation

    France RDC Impact
    Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    (Internews' project in the Democratic Republic of Congo is covered in this article from Impact.)

    Impact : Karim Bénard-Dendé, vous êtes actuellement en charge d’Internews en République démocratique du Congo, mais ce n’est pas votre premier séjour à Kinshasa. Depuis quand travaillez-vous sur les questions relatives aux médias congolais ?

  • “We Have Come to the Radio for Everyone to Hear”

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    MALUALKON, SOUTH SUDAN — Despite the 40 kilometer (24 mile) distance and a raging dust storm that elicited safety warnings from authorities, a group of 64 resolute women marched towards Nhomlaau FM, their community radio station.

  • Stories of Hope from South Sudan

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    From an audio program delivered on the back of a quad bike to a community radio station serving the needs of displaced South Sudanese, Internews is providing programs that enable people in South Sudan to get the information they need and voice their concerns.

    Learn more from these powerful videos:

    Internews' mobile radio program, Boda Boda Talk Talk

    Mingkaman FM Radio provides lifesaving information

  • Local Media + Local Voices Generate Much-Needed Relief

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    In a small village in South Sudan, there was little food and water. Desperate to find help, sixty-four women villagers walked 40 km to reach their community radio station and plead for help on the air. The authorities heard and responded with relief supplies.

    “We have come to the radio for everyone to hear.”

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