Re-programming British Muslims: A study of the Islam Channel by the Quilliam Foundation PDF Print

Posted on: March 26, 2010

Region: worldwide

A new report by Quilliam has found that the Islam Channel, the UK’s most watched Muslim TV channel, is sowing suspicion between different religious communities and promoting intolerance and prejudice.

The report, based on Quilliam’s recording and monitoring of the channel’s output over a three-month period, found that there were several key problematic trends in its output:

CIMA report - Broadcasting in UN Blue: The Unexamined Past and Uncertain Future of Peacekeeping Radio PDF Print

Posted on: February 16, 2010

Region: worldwide

The new report from CIMA, Broadcasting in UN Blue: The Unexamined Past and Uncertain Future of Peacekeeping Radio by Bill Orme, has been released. Bill Orme served for the past seven years at the United Nations Development Program as a senior advisor on media development and strategic communications.  Orme is a former executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists and has been a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times.

Racism on the Internet PDF Print

Posted on: January 19, 2010

Region: worldwide

Racism on the Internet, by Dr Yaman Akdeniz, is the the new title published by the Council of Europe. Racism was a pressing social problem long before the emergence of the digital age. The advancement of digital communication technologies such as the Internet has, however, added a new dimension to this problem by providing individuals and organisations with modern and powerful means to propagate racism and xenophobia.

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).


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.

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