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Situation report on violence against media workers in Afghanistan

Situation report on violence against media workers in Afghanistan

The year 2017 is considered the deadliest year for journalists and media in the history of Afghanistan, states Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) in its yearly …

Declaration of Zimbabwe National Editors Forum, 16 December 2017

Conferemce: Keeping the Media in Focus: Editors Dialogue on Electoral and Governance Matters in Zimbabwe
16 December 2017, Kadoma, Zimbabwe
We, the Zimbabwe Editors gathered …

New Zimbabwean political reality presents opportunity for media to “change their tone”

New Zimbabwean political reality presents opportunity for media to “change their tone”

As Zimbabwean media prepare for the country’s harmonised elections in 2018, they struggle to regain the …

“Right now, the lies are ahead of us” – Maneuvering in fake news in Kenya and Somalia

“Right now, the lies are ahead of us” – Maneuvering in fake news in Kenya and Somalia

While media in much of the Western hemisphere focus primarily on Trump, the US elections and Russian …

IMS: UN member states have the duty to protect journalists

IMS: UN member states have the duty to protect journalists

Around 150 representatives of Member States, civil society and the media gathered at UNESCO HQ in Paris on Tuesday, 12 December to discuss national initiatives for the safety …

The battle for freedom of expression online: Where are the journalists?

The battle for freedom of expression online: Where are the journalists?

As threats to freedom of expression online continue to grow, journalists need to get more involved in shaping the digital …

New report on challenges for media in South and Southeast Asia

New report on challenges for media in South and Southeast Asia

A new report produced by IMS in collaboration with Fojo Media Institute documents the many challenges of the media in South and Southeast Asia and presents recommendations …

Blog: Ready for the podcast revolution?

Blog: Ready for the podcast revolution?

Podcasts have become extremely popular in just a few years. Torben Brandt, one of the best radio producers in Denmark, has recently headed a workshop with some of IMS’s media partner – here are his advice on …

Myanmar media development conference to focus on safety

Myanmar media development conference to focus on safety

2017 has been a vibrant and troubling year for the media sector in Myanmar. This year’s media development conference will have safety of journalists as one of the important …

Innovative Tunisian media holds authorities to account

Innovative Tunisian media holds authorities to account

The Tunisian NGO Al Khatt and its online media Inkyfada are showing the way for press freedom and independent, investigative reporting in a country that still struggles to …