Publications

We publish material such as media sector assessments, handbooks on journalism, and briefing papers on topical issues related to media to promote freedom of expression and to help develop free and professional media worldwide.

Interim Assessment of Media Development in South Sudan

Interim Assessment of Media Development in South Sudan

This assessment provides the first detailed analysis of the media landscape in South Sudan since its independence. It looks at the legal, regulatory and economic frameworks in which the media in South Sudan operates, their democratic potential, education and training …

Election Guide Book for Myanmar Journalists

Election Guide Book for Myanmar Journalists

Myanmar Press Council (Interim) has implemented ‘the Programme on the Developing Election Guide Book for Myanmar Journalists’ in close collaboration with the International Media Support (IMS). Myanmar Press Council (Interim) has initiated a series of consultative workshops with journalists nationwide, in order to …

Radio silence: Burundi’s media during the 2015 election crisis (EN/FR)

Radio silence: Burundi’s media during the 2015 election crisis (EN/FR)

This desk study on the state of the media in Burundi was commissioned by International Media Support (IMS) for the purposes of providing information to colleagues in the media support sector …

IMS Annual Report 2014

IMS Annual Report 2014

IMS’ Annual Report 2014 highlights work done by International Media Support (IMS) and our partners throughout 2014 to enable media to contribute towards peace, stability and democratic development.

Histoires de courage (FR)

Histoires de courage (FR)

Des journalistes centrafricains témoignent

Cette publication présente l’histoire de 18 journalistes centrafricains, tous victimes de diverses menaces, bastonnades et intimidations, pendant qu’ils effectuaient leur travail de reportage sur le conflit qui a déchiré leur pays entre 2012 et 2014.

Report on the 3rd Conference for Media Development in Myanmar, September 2014

Report on the 3rd Conference for Media Development in Myanmar, September 2014

This report presents a summary of the inspiring presentations and recommendations for pushing forward media development in Myanmar that were presented at the 3rd Conference for Media …

Briefing note series: Freedom of expression

Briefing note series: Freedom of expression

This series of Briefing Notes is designed to give readers an understanding of the key international legal standards that apply in the context of freedom of expression.

From crisis to transition: Media in Burkina Faso

From crisis to transition: Media in Burkina Faso

This briefing paper presents the findings and recommendations following from an investigation into the state of the media sector in Burkina Faso in light of the crisis sparked by political unrest in October and November 2014.

Conflict Sensitive Journalism: Special Edition Myanmar

Conflict Sensitive Journalism: Special Edition Myanmar

This handbook is designed to serve as a practical, everyday guide for Myanmar journalists covering conflict.

Kurdish Region of Northern Iraq: Humanitarian information needs of Syrian refugees

Kurdish Region of Northern Iraq: Humanitarian information needs of Syrian refugees

This assessment report provides an overview of the information and communications needs among Syrian camp and non-camp refugees in and around the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdish Region of …