• Open Mic Nepal

    Cover: Open Mic Nepal
    Monday, August 31, 2015

    Open Mic Nepal is a project that tracks perception and rumours circulating on the ground among earthquake-affected communities. Information is collected from volunteers and partners who work extensively on the ground, verify the information and present it in these reports to support the work of humanitarian agencies and local media.

  • 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.

  • What I Learned about Ebola, from a Liberian Think Tank

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    It’s unbearably hot, and as I step into the tea shop crowded with men of all ages, someone offers me hot atayea, a Chinese herbal infusion “for intellectual stimulance.” I’m happy to have it.

  • Communicating in Disasters: 4 Lessons Learned

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    Today on World Humanitarian Day, the world will pay tribute to aid workers who have died in service, and celebrate the spirit of humanitarianism around the world.

  • Communicating in disasters: 4 lessons learned

    devex: Do Good. Do It Well.
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    (Internews President Jeanne Bourgault wrote this op-ed from Devex to celebrate World Humanitarian Day.)

    Today, Aug. 19, the world pays tribute to aid workers who have died in service and celebrates the spirit of humanitarianism around the world.

  • Internews: Information Changing Lives

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    In this video, Internews President and CEO Jeanne Bourgault talks about the impact local trusted media can have on communities.

    "I’m a true believer in the power of news and information to really make a profound difference in this world, to advance social progress, to advance economic development, to promote more healthy societies," says Bourgault. "But what I love about our work is that it’s not just that. I also think it’s fun. I see joy. It brings joy to the communities in which we work."