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.
A handbook on reporting terrorism – Kenya
This guidebook is a tool for Kenyan media professionals who are reporting on issues of terrorism and whilst doing so seek to counter violent extremism.
Changing Media Landscapes in Transitional Countries – Handbook on Mapping Media Landscapes
The aim of the handbook Changing Media Landscapes in Transitional Countries – Handbook on Mapping Media Landscapes is to provide a brief introduction to how a
Habka wanaagsan ee tebinta doorashada
HAGAHA WARFIDIYEENKA EE TEBINTA DOORASHOOYINKA SOOMAALIYA 2016
A journalist must show that he or she is trustworthy and that he or she can be fair and balanced when covering elections.
Read the English language version here
Guidelines for professional election reporting
A guide for journalists covering the Somalia elections 2016
A journalist must show that he or she is trustworthy and that he or she can be fair and balanced when covering elections. Tips and tricks for covering elections in Somalia.
Read the Somali language version here
Constraints and opportunities – what role for media development in countering violent extremism
Media developers around the world work with institutions, organisations and individuals to ensure reliable and professional information is available to communities
Threats, lies and censorship: Media in Venezuela
Venezuela finds itself in a deep economic, social and political crisis with severe polarization, hyperinflation, serious shortages on food, medicine, water and electricity, and rampant crime.
Discontent with the government has been growing, and on 6 December 2015 the opposition won a parliamentary majority for the first time in
Amenazas, mentiras y censura: Medios de comunicación en Venezuala
Venezuela se encuentra en una profunda crisis económica, social y política con alta polarización, hiperinflación, un serio desabastecimiento de alimentos, medicinas, agua y electricidad, además de crimen desenfrenado.
El descontento con el gobierno ha aumentado; por
IMS Annual Report 2015 – 2016
Read about the results of our support to independent media and access to information in countries affected by armed conflict, authoritarian regimes and political transition.
An assessment of media development in Myanmar
Based on UNESCO's Media Development Indicators
This in-depth study of Myanmar’s media landscape based on UNESCO’s media Development Indicators, provides recommendations for crucial next steps in the country’s media reform process
Rebuilding Public Trust – An assessment of the media industry and profession in Sri Lanka
This publication is an assessment of the media environment in Sri Lanka using the Media Development Indicators (MDIs), an internationally accepted framework