Green fields in the DRC

Rice for Radio

May 18, 2016
By Karim Benard-Dende

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, radio stations explore creative funding models to support themselves.

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Protests at Ukraine's Maidan Square

What Good Are Secure Communications Tools if No One Uses Them?

May 3, 2016

It was the second day of digital security training, and I was losing the room. The journalists, documentarians, and media activists around the table were more intent on following their friends and colleagues via Facebook chat than dealing with the fidgety, hard to install, but super-secure communications tools I was trying to promote.

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Three women listen to a radio

Building Peace in a World without Media

May 1, 2016
By Jeanne Bourgault

Only a sliver of those surveyed in South Sudan have had regular access to TV, radio, mobiles, newspapers, or the internet in their lifetimes. Yet, a majority believe that information can reduce conflict.

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Paper notices tacked on to a message board in Ukraine

How ‘Generation Z’ is Shaping Ukraine’s Media Landscape

March 15, 2016
By Daniel Bruce

Hyperbole, disinformation, propaganda. Three words that have defined the media landscape in Ukraine for many years. However, Internews now has evidence that Ukrainian attitudes towards both domestic and Russian journalism are changing and that Generation Z, those born since the year 2000, could be powering that change.

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