Internews has provided funding for twelve Internews Media Policy Fellowship scholarships for individuals interested in media advocacy, media reform and media implementation in post-conflict societies, particularly individuals from such societies. All Internews Fellows are provided with full funding for their tuition, housing, travel and per diem to attend the 14th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, to be held from Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 29, 2012 at the University of Oxford. Read more »
In a country where only 9 percent of the population has access to the Internet and more than half never uses a television, it's critical for journalists and organizations supporting the media to understand how people get news and other information. As part of its efforts to support independent journalism in Afghanistan, Internews mapped the results of a recent media research survey to tell the story of where people tune in for news. Read more »
A new, free online learning course, Communication is Aid, aims to raise awareness and build basic skills for communicating effectively with crisis-affected communities, before and after an emergency breaks. Read more »
A new free online learning course, Communication is Aid, aims to raise awareness and build basic skills for communicating effectively with crisis-affected communities, before and after an emergency breaks. Read more »
Knowing the media and communications landscape can help aid agencies engage better with crisis-affected populations and determine what communications methods are most appropriate.
infoasaid is developing 22 country guides which serve as useful baselines, providing in-depth views of existing major media outlets and their popularity, mobile usage statistics, and information on major telecommunications providers in each country. Read more »
A sturdy wheelchair specially designed for emergency situations; a network of local radio stations providing real-time mapping of developing crises; a compendium of ideas for getting better accountability in remotely managed programmes - they are all original ideas and all have been funded from a special pot of money created to foster new thinking in humanitarian practice. Read more »
Information matters, especially for individuals affected by severe crises like the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. But critically, new research shows that listening to audiences may be just as important. Read more »