• Information is Aid

    Thursday, November 5, 2015

    A lack of local-language, actionable information is putting refugees and migrants at undue risk. Solutions — from maps and megaphones to smartphone apps — can save lives. 

    In this first in a series of posts on Medium on the information needs of migrants and refugees, Alison Campbell, Internews Senior Director for Global Initiatives, shares Internews’ observations and approach to addressing the need for useful information. 

  • Information is Aid

    Wednesday, November 4, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    This is the first in a series of posts about addressing the information needs of migrants and refugees.

  • Listening is a Revolutionary Act: Part 2

    Thursday, October 29, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    This is part 2 of a two-part series on building deeply local community media. Read the first post, on why a dramatically different media model is needed to serve local communities. This post examines the case of the Listening Post project in New Orleans — and how to start similar projects, from the ground up.

  • Caught in the Crossfire

    Monday, October 12, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    Three shooting stars lit up the sky — one right after the other. In Bambari, a small town of 40,000 in the Central African Republic (CAR), the lack of electricity made the sky seem darker and the stars more impressive than any I’d ever seen.

  • Help People in Emergencies Stay Connected and Empowered

    Monday, September 21, 2015

    We are reaching out to thank you for your support of Internews. Your generosity improves communities and saves lives by supporting safe and reliable news and information for hundreds of thousands of people. 

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    Individual contributions are critical to our work. They are the primary source of funds that enable us to respond rapidly to humanitarian emergencies. In 2015 we used these life-saving funds to: 

  • Making It Through The Storm

    Friday, August 28, 2015

    An article from BuzzFeed features The Listening Post, a community media project in New Orleans created by reporter Jesse Hardman in partnership with Internews, GroundSource, and WWNO.

    Ten years after Hurrican Katrina caused severe destruction and deaths along the Gulf coast, especially in New Orleans, five survivors talk to The Listening Post about how they made it through the storm.