Content tagged: "professionalising journalism"
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The Economic Map of Ghouta: Tunnels and ‘the Prince of Cheese’

24 Jul. 2017 | Story

Investigative story from Syrian Independent Media Group: The tunnels between Eastern Ghouta, held by the Syrian opposition, and remaining opposition-held areas in Damascus are a big business opportunity for those who control the movement of goods

Danish government commits 72 million DKK over four years for media support

04 Jul. 2017 | Story

IMS 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.

Mosul media gearing up for peace and positive role

31 May. 2017 | Story

In Mosul a diverse group of media are making plans for how to play a positive role in the re-build of the city, once IS have been fully defeated.

Ukrainian media: between war and peace

23 Sep. 2015 | Story

While the conflict in Ukraine’s east and the impact of Russia's information warfare on the media receives great attention, the achievements and challenges Ukraine's media sector are largely overlooked

Tunisian media: Between a rock and a hard place

13 Aug. 2015 | Story

In the aftermath of Tunisia's terrorist attacks, the government and the media are having a hard time balancing democratic values and the need to address security threats

Tajik journalists confront Syria war recruitment

15 Jul. 2015 | Story

Recruitment of young people to join the conflict in Syria continues to grow. In Tajikistan, a group of journalism students took on the problem

IMS launches new programme to strengthen Pakistan’s media

09 Apr. 2015 | Story

The impressive growth in Pakistan’s media over the past decade is a success story in its own right. But citizens in conflict-affected areas have yet to reap the full benefits of the vibrant media.

Iraqi Kurdish women’s magazine breaks with tradition, seeks to inspire

05 Mar. 2015 | Story

Going by her trendy-looking newsroom, Ala Latiff could be in Paris or New York. Actually she's only a few hundred kilometres away from Islamic State.

New magazine for women in Iraqi Kurdistan breaks with tradition

02 Feb. 2015 | Story

Stories about female fighters and escaping from IS. A new magazine for women with a fresh and brave approach to journalism hits the streets of Sulemaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Libyan radio producers at work. Photo: Flickr

A turbulent 2014 for Libya’s media

23 Jan. 2015 | Story

Violent conflict and political turmoil posed significant challenges to Libya’s media sector in the course of 2014, causing media outlets to close and hampering media development efforts.

Yemen’s new generation of radio journalists

30 Oct. 2014 | Story

Yemen's journalists are often under immense pressure from editors and media owners and are faced with some of the most difficult working conditions in the world. Danish journalist Frank Esmann tells of his experiences training a group of young, budding Yemeni radio journalists.

The local journalists who don’t make the headlines

29 Oct. 2014 | Story

Iraqi Kurdistan used to have one of Iraq’s most stable media environments. But after months of fighting between Islamic State and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, the region’s independent journalists have arguably become some of the most hard-pressed in the world.

Afghanistan’s media under severe pressure as election draws near

11 Feb. 2014 | Story

Afghanistan’s journalists face an uphill battle to cover the country’s April presidential election and to not die trying

Leading the way in Tunisia

21 Jan. 2014 | Story

What does it take to become a true frontrunner in journalism? A group of Tunisian journalists and editors are about to find out as they take part in the IMS-supported Media Innovateurs course

Yemen: Moving forward through cooperation

16 Dec. 2013 | Story

Security issues, lack of professionalism, limited independence, financial woes, and political influence over the media. There is no shortage of challenges facing Yemen’s media. In late November, media groups from across the country came together in Sana’a to find new ways to tackle them through joint efforts