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Situation for media workers in Afghanistan remains alarming

Situation for media workers in Afghanistan remains alarming

Afghan Journalist Safety Committee has released its annual report depicting the status of violence and intimidation against journalist. Despite a decrease in number of …

IMS fears for health of jailed Azerbaijani blogger on hunger strike

IMS fears for health of jailed Azerbaijani blogger on hunger strike

Azerbaijani blogger Mehman Huseynov is on hunger strike in an Azerbaijani prison. International Media Support (IMS) is gravely concerned for the health and well-being of …

Sexual harassment and equal pay at heart of Somali media gender campaign

Sexual harassment and equal pay at heart of Somali media gender campaign

A unique campaign in Somalia has resulted in 27 media houses signing a media gender declaration – a first for the …

Women’s voices prevent conflict in the Sahel

Women’s voices prevent conflict in the Sahel

The empowerment of women in local debate clubs that cooperate with local community radios is an effective tool to prevent conflict in the troubled border zones between Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso.

Somali journalism faculty back in business after 26 years

Somali journalism faculty back in business after 26 years

In Somalia, the Faculty of Journalism & Communication at the Somali National University is hosting a new batch of aspiring communication professionals in partnership with …

Changing media narratives on migration in Africa

Changing media narratives on migration in Africa

On 10 December, UN Member States will meet in Marrakesh, Morocco to formally adopt the Global Compact for Migration. Journalists from IMS’ ‘Migrant Voices’ initiative will discuss challenges of reporting …

The real value of investigative journalism is its ability to involve us all

The real value of investigative journalism is its ability to involve us all

According to IMS Director Jesper Højberg, holding political actors to account remains a key aim of investigative …

Tech, tools and shadows of journalists, we have lost

Tech, tools and shadows of journalists, we have lost

This year’s conference on investigative journalism in the Middle-East, the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) Forum, celebrated new journalistic tools such …

Arab Investigative Reporters: Life On The Edge

Arab Investigative Reporters: Life On The Edge

Op-ed by executive director of ARIJ, Rana Sabbaggh, prior to the 11th Annual Forum.

Why Facebook’s betrayal of civil society activists won’t matter

Why Facebook’s betrayal of civil society activists won’t matter

By Andreas Reventlow, Programme Manager
A recent New York Times story tells of how Facebook has been running an aggressive campaign against civil society activists critical …