Studies/Reports/Publications
Publication on African women's freedom of information available online PDF Print

Posted on: 22 December, 2009

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

A publication available online aims to engage key stakeholders including journalists in enhancing freedom of information in the Africa region. The project aims to demonstrate the relevance of freedom of information in the promotion of women's rights. Research was conducted in Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Zambia. The study was supported by UNESCO and the African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET).

http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=29377&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

 

 
CIMA Report Release: Funding for Media Development by Major Donors Outside the United States PDF Print

Posted: 18 December, 2009

Region: Worldwide

‘Funding for Media Development by Major Donors Outside the United States’  is the new report released by CIMA (Centre for International Media Assistance). This report examines trends in non-U.S. donor financing of the media development and media for development sector. The report by Mary Myers, an expert on international media development with many years of experience in this field, surveys European and other governments and donors spending on international media development.

 
'Media & Cultural Diversity in Europe & North America' Study published PDF Print

Posted: 3 November 2009Media and Cultural Diversity Book Image

Region/Country: Western Europe & North America

How successfully are the media responding to the challenges of cultural diversity in countries such as France, Britain, Germany, the United States and Canada, each of which is home to large immigrant populations? What are the innovative actions and best practices? What roles are played by public and private institutions and civil society at large?

This study presents a state‐of‐the‐art survey of what is known about the media and cultural diversity in key West European countries together with Canada and the US, and offers a forward‐looking view of the complex relationship between the media, public opinion and institutional actors during the past 20 years.

 
New handbook for Jordanian journalists reporting on HIV PDF Print

Posted: 30 September 2009

Region/Country: Jordan

Jordanian journalists interested in covering HIV/AIDS can now access a guide intended to educate journalists on the issue, as well as eliminate negative attitudes towards and discrimination against people infected with HIV/AIDS. Jordan's National AIDS Program recently launched the guide called "HIV/AIDS media strategy for 2009-2012." It contains information about the disease, its history and how it developed, symptoms and means of transmission.

More info: http://www.jordantimes.com/?news=19684

 
Call for Papers: Comunicación e Ciudadanía, nº 3 PDF Print

Deadline: November 30, 2009

Region/Country: Spain

The Galician Media Monitor (Observatorio Galego dos Medios) of the Professional Association of Galician Journalists (Colexio Profesional de Xornalistas), associated with Media Watch Global and with the collaboration of the Cidacom (Cidadanía e Comunicación) research group of the University of Santiago de Compostela announced calls for papers to be published in the new edition of the journal called  Comunicación e Cidadanía. Revista Internacional de Xornalismo Social/Social Journalism International Review.

People wanting to send papers to Comunicación e Cidadanía. Revista Internacional de Xornalismo Social/Social Journalism International Review must meet certain requirements.

More info: http://www.observatoriodosmedios.org/english.php

 
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