Formulation of a community media regulation approach in the Liptako-Gourma zone in the Sahel

Insecurity and conflicts in the Sahel region hampers regulation of the community media.

Information published or disseminated by local community media help guarantee citizens’ rights to information. But may also contribute to increasing tension. Media and journalists must balance needs for to access information on sensitive subjects like terrorism and insecurity, but also avoid making things worse in the name of their social responsibilities. This report looks into the best way forward regarding a regulatory framework, fitting the local context.