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04 Mar. 2018 | StoryIn 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 has become a cat and mouse game that independent journalists, techies and activists are forced to play with repressive authorities. Many of those techies and internet freedom...
12 Dec. 2017 | StoryAs threats to freedom of expression online continue to grow, journalists need to get more involved in shaping the digital future of our global media ecosystem
11 Dec. 2017 | StoryA 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 for future intervention strategies to strengthen public interest journalism in the regions and contribute to the achievement of the SDGs.
11 Dec. 2017 | PublicationBased upon an assessment of the current media environment, the report identifies key needs and challenges for the media, journalists and the general public and suggests interventions that can promote greater accountability, democratic space and areas for information sharing, networking and debate through professional and independent media in the region.
08 Nov. 2017 | StoryUpcoming debate seminar on Closing Spaces on Thursday 16 November with expert panelists. Get to know them here.
06 Nov. 2017 | Story“In the Arabic media, the story is either funded by Iran or Saudi Arabia, it is either Sunni or Shia, it is either Assad or Isis – it is never the impartial, objective reported story,” says Alia Ibrahim, co-founder of Daraj, a new pan-Arab new site.
26 Oct. 2017 | StoryFrom three continents, Visualizing Impact is filling the world with powerful visuals making heavy material accessible. The mission is to generate change.
04 Jul. 2017 | StoryIMS has been selected as one of 17 organisations to enter into a new, four year strategic partnership agreement with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs amounting to 18 million DKK a year.
09 Jun. 2016 | StoryInternational Media Support joins nearly 70 organisations from five continents in launching the #KeepitOn campaign to fight internet shutdowns worldwide.
22 Apr. 2013 | StorySexual harassment is a severe and deep-rooted problem in the Egyptian society, but until recently the issue only received scant attention from the country’s mainstream media
19 Apr. 2013 | StoryWhile the right to freedom of expression online was affirmed by a UN resolution in 2012, the year also saw a wave of troubling government initiatives threatening internet freedom, says the IMS-supported Global Network Initiative in its latest annual report
13 Mar. 2013 | StoryEight global telecommunication companies will collaborate with the Global Network Initiative (GNI), a group working to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy in the ICT sector
07 Nov. 2012 | StoryThe Iraqi Network for Social Media has achieved what few other likeminded networks in the Arab region could hope for: to influence government policy on cybercrime and media freedom
05 Nov. 2012 | StoryBoth online and offline freedoms are being curtailed by the authorities, say new reports in run-up to internet conference