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Hangout | Umati Google Hangout: Monitoring Dangerous Speech

01 May 2013 | africa, kenya, media, monitoring, online debate

  Ushahidi is excited to invite you to join an Umati Research – Monitoring Dangerous Speech Hangout. This is the first in a series of research-focused Google Hangouts. (...)

Ghana | Penplusbytes Undertakes Transparency Project in Ghana

11 February 2013 | accountability, africa, extractive, ghana, media, transparency

  The International Institute of ICT Journalism (Penplusbytes) is ready to roll out a new project on transparency and accountability of Ghana’s Oil and Gas Industry. The organization has received...

La technologie aide les Kényans à dévoiler une fraude à l’enregistrement des électeurs

04 February 2013 | africa, citizen monitoring, election disputes, freedom of expression, ict, kenya, media

  Alors que les Kényans se préparent pour les élections présidentielles qui auront lieu dans moins de 90 jours, la technologie est en train de devenir amie et ennemie pour beaucoup de politiciens qui...

Release l Press Freedom Index 2013

01 February 2013 | global index, media, press freedom, release

  The new 2013 PRESS FREEDOM INDEX is now available. Finland, the Netherlands and Norway have distinguished themselves as countries that most respect media freedom. Turkmenistan, North Korea and...

Le Fond des Nations Unies pour la Démocratie invite les organisations de la société civile à poser sa candidature pour bénéficer d’une subvention (Date limite: 31.12.2012)

09 November 2012 | community, democratisation, economic opportunities, funding, gender, human rights, human-rights, media, opportunity, youth

  Le Fond des Nations Unies pour la Démocratie invite les organisations de la société civile à poser sa candidature afin de bénéficier d’une subvention pour des projets ayant pour but de faire...

The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding (deadline 31 December 2012)

08 November 2012 | community, economic opportunities, funding, human rights, media, opportunity, rule-of-law, tool, women, youth

  The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 15...

South Africa l Africa's first fact-check website launched

08 November 2012 | africa, media, monitoring, nat initiative, south africa, web resource

Africa Check, a fact-checking website devised by the AFP Foundation and run in partnership with the journalism department of the University of the Witwatersrand, was launched in Johannesburg on...

Study: Happiest countries have press freedom

27 August 2012 | blogpost, commentary, correlation, happiness, media, press freedom, research, study, well-being

Freedom of the press is a reliable indicator of a country’s happiness, journalism doctoral student Edson Tandoc Jr. concludes in a new study. Tandoc and Michigan State University’s Bruno Takahashi...

UNESCO trains 30 experts in new survey tools to collect standardized media statistics | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

08 June 2012 | event, mdi, media, training

Participants of the training workshop on media statistics, May 2012, Paris, France - © UNESCO A second phase of piloting of UNESCO’s new media survey instruments is now underway...

Launch: Media Sustainability Index (MSI) - Europe & Eurasia

10 April 2012 | eurasia, europe, media, media dev, media sustainability, regional assessment

The 2012 MSI study for Europe & Eurasia revealed a mix of positive developments, regression, and stagnation (or resilience, depending on one's point of view). Nearly half of the 21 countries...

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