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Zimbabwe sees first fact-checking platform

Zimbabwe sees first fact-checking platform

What is the salary of junior doctors in Zimbabwe, and did the country really lose $15 billion in diamond revenue? Zimbabwe’s new fact-checking platform, ZimFact, brings truth to the issues discussed in the …

Tri-City Photo Marathon 2018

Tri-City Photo Marathon 2018

Prepare your camera and get ready: On Saturday 21 April 2018 a Tri-City Photo Marathon is taking place simultaneously in Cairo, Copenhagen and Ramallah

Putin’s media dream team

Putin’s media dream team

Comment piece by Gulnara Akhundova, International Media Support, and Gry Waagner Falkenstrøm, Danish Institute for International Studies, on the monitoring of Russian media’s coverage of the 2018 presidential elections.

Johansen & Højberg: Why F:ACT Matters

Johansen & Højberg: Why F:ACT Matters

10 films compete to win the F:ACT Award on CPH:DOX 2018. The award is an acknowledgement of the importance of films uniting the best from the journalistic toolbox with the visual power of documentary films.

Monitoring Russian media: Putin in the news

Monitoring Russian media: Putin in the news

An IMS-supported team is monitoring Russian media’s presidential campaign coverage. Preliminary findings show that President Putin is given the bulk of media attention and almost exclusively portrayed in a …

Closing the gender gap: New profiles of Somali women on Wikipedia

Closing the gender gap: New profiles of Somali women on Wikipedia

On International Women’s Day, 8 March, IMS-Fojo in Somalia and the Embassy of Sweden gathered some of Somalia’s leading ladies to make the online gender gap just that little …

Safety and facts – IMS at CPH:DOX 2018

Safety and facts – IMS at CPH:DOX 2018

IMS is actively supporting this year’s CPH:DOX – the world’s second biggest documentary film festival – with a main focus on safety for documentarists and as sponsors of the F:ACT Award. The festival …

Women in Media: An IMS reading list for March 8 – the International Women’s Day

Women in Media: An IMS reading list for March 8 – the International Women’s Day

#MeToo, #TimesUp #SheDecides resonate on a global scale and also mark the media industry’s challenges …

Call for EU action to protect journalists

Call for EU action to protect journalists

Following the recent killings of two European journalists in their home countries, IMS and 15 other media organisations call for EU action to protect journalists in a joint open letter to the president of the …

Internet freedom: a cat and mouse game for independent media

Internet freedom: a cat and mouse game for independent media

In many closed societies, the internet is one of the few ways people can access independent, critical news and information. But in recent years, staying online and accessible …