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17 Jul. 2011 | PublicationIn January 2011, the people of Tunisia were the first in a number of countries in the Arab region to push through a regime change where former president Ben Ali was forced to step down. In its wake followed a newfound freedom of expression and a widened space for media outlets to work independently.
17 Jun. 2011 | PublicationThe Sudan Media and Elections Consortium (SMEC) was established in January 2010 to implement a project on media and elections in Sudan. Following the successful completion and reporting on the media coverage of the April 2010 elections, the SMEC was once more contracted to undertake a number of media related activities in relation to the Southern Sudan Referendum of January 2011.
18 May. 2011 | PublicationHow do Chinese journalists cover climate-change stories – and what opportunities for international cooperation in the field of climate-change reporting exist for funders, NGOs and governments? These are the two related questions that this report attempts to address.
25 Mar. 2011 | StoryAhead of last week's election in Haiti, 25 journalists went through training in electoral reporting in the southern city of Les Cayes to support them in playing a constructive watchdog role in the electoral process
28 Feb. 2011 | StoryIn a move to strengthen a media sector fractured by identity politics, International Media Support is expanding its current programme in Iraq
22 Feb. 2011 | StoryAn unprecendented gathering in Kabul brought together journalists and editors from Pakistan and Afghanistan to discuss the opportunities for media cooperation between the two countries
20 Jan. 2011 | StoryFollowing the earthquake on 12 January last year, the new press centre in Petit Goave two hours drive west of Port-au-Prince marks the second in a series of initiatives being launched around the country to support Haitian journalists
14 Dec. 2010 | PublicationThis report presents a comprehensive analysis on media freedom, access, transparency, and the level of diversity in voices within the public domain during the recently concluded Sudan National Elections (April 2010) and leading up to the South Sudan Referendum (January 2011).
14 May. 2004 | PublicationElections are a flashpoint for media issues. This is when the relationships between reporters, governments and civil society actors come into sharper focus, and potentially, conflict. There are specific tools and information that can aid reporters and elections management bodies in providing citizens with the best information possible to make informed decisions at the polls.
12 Apr. 2004 | PublicationGood journalism is difficult work at the best of times. There is never enough information and not enough time. Reporters rely on their training and standards to overcome these difficulties and deliver news which is accurate and impartial. That is the traditional role of journalism — to enable the public to make well-informed decisions. However,...