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Without sustainable resources, public interest media simply cannot deliver and sustain their operations.
Kyrgyzstan increasingly restricts press freedom. The media outlet Kloop has become the government's latest target.
News reports are often stereotypical and sensationalist. This needs to change, writes guest author Kaustav Padmapati.
Journalism scholar Peter A. Bruck talks about measures that media houses can take to keep abreast with AI developments.
Journalists in Africa can advocate for technologies that serve public interest and empower citizens.
Experts in media development see the need for a joint effort to face new disruptions caused by AI.
A recent UN report shows that freedom of expression is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
A mixed-methods study conducted by DW Akademie in Niger offers actionable insights on how to improve dialogue.
Solidarity journalism offers a solution to avoid injustice and marginalization in journalism, argues Mariam Gersamia.
AI is being used by authoritarian powers to manipulate public opinion but the technology also offers ways to fight back.
Despite enormous challenges, local journalism in Ukraine has persevered and adapted since the start of the war.
AI-driven machines are altering our digital media environment. What are the possible threats to information integrity?
Leading media development organizations are joining forces to develop a framework for media viability.
Environmental journalists live dangerously. What can be done to support them?
A women-led investigative newsroom tells the stories of women and marginalized groups in Afghanistan.
An interview with media scholar Viviane Schönbächler
Telegram use has skyrocketed in Ukraine since the beginning of the war. But the platform comes with pitfalls.
At World Press Freedom Day DW Akademie debated "radical approaches to saving journalism" with leading experts.
#mediadev spoke to media expert Ann Hollifield about media resilience and crisis preparedness.
DW Akademie's new discussion paper highlights recent challenges facing the Georgian media sector.
In fragile contexts, WhatsApp can be an inclusive solution to get in touch with hard-to-reach communities.
On International Women's Day, #mediadev presents current findings on women in journalism.
One year after the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion, Andrii Dikhtiarenko reflects on the challenges for media outlets.
How can media literacy be best integrated in school curricula and routines?
KirkukNow's editor-in-chief Salam Omer speaks about the importance of unbiased reporting in a contested area in Iraq.
Media freedom is under threat — also in democratic states. Governments use subtle instruments to pressure journalists.
In Pakistan, Tribal News Network serves audiences near the Afghan border. DW Akademie spoke to Director Said Nazir.
How can media coverage of migration be improved? Media experts from eight countries agreed on an action plan.
NGO Article19's Quinn McKew says the protection of free expression must become a foreign policy priority in democracies.
Local media has a crucial role to play in providing the information people urgently need in a crisis.
DW Akademie's new discussion paper highlights the Afghan media sector's breakdown after the Taliban took power in Kabul.
As journalists face repression under Taliban rule, the entire media sector is now falling apart.
A comprehensive online crisis preparation, management, and recovery tool for news organizations.
DW Akademie's new discussion paper "Weathering Crisis. Ensuring Media Viability, continuity and resilience"
The use of technology by governments to control their citizens is on the rise.
Conference participants discussed ways of addressing the complex challenges associated with advancing media freedom.
Government and civil society representatives are meeting in Estonia for a global conference on media freedom.
Links to online digital security tools, guides, training curriculums and research for media development organizations.
COVID-19 has taken a heavy toll on freedom of expression, access to information, and media freedom.
Digital communication rooms are being misused to radicalize people. What could media and development practitioners do?
The publication collects stories from around the world exploring various roles media play with regard to conflict.
In Pakistan a significant number of people face hunger and malnutrition – an underreported fact in the country’s media.
Investigative journalist Andrés Bermúdez Liévano speaks about how journalists cope in Colombia.
International experts have carried out a thorough assessment of media viability in Lebanon using DW Akademie's Media Viability Indicators.
This paper focuses on the synergy of media safety and media viability.
Development actors tend to pay media to publish PR material in disguise. It’s time to rethink this practice.
A new DW Akademie publication explores the relationship between Media and Information Literacy and digital rights.
The leading expert on the "infodemic" at the World Health Organization presents elements of an effective response.
Ecuador’s financially weakened community media scene is getting creative to find new sources of revenue.
Audience demand for reliable information is high during the coronavirus pandemic, but many media outlets are struggling.
A new 'viability assessment map' helps media managers to look at the viability of a media outlet from all angles.
A new handbook from DW Akademie aims to support startups as they strive to achieve media viability.
Can the impact of investigative journalism be measured?
Philip Mai and Anatoliy Gruzd discuss misinformation, COVID19MisInfo.org, and the future of fact-checking.
In emergencies, language barriers can block effective aid, leaving people at risk. How can these challenges be overcome?
But like all forms of funding, private money for media carries with it a set of implications, says Martin Scott.
DW Akademie offers media practitioners, activists, and scholars a new framework to assess media viability.
Tracing apps, website blocking, and Internet shutdowns: During the Covid-19 crisis digital rights are under threat.
AI design and deployment are not only profoundly political, they also tighten global power imbalances. By Vidushi Marda
Here are three steps to advocate more effectively for free speech amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Governments have implemented measures to cope with the coronavirus crisis that are detrimental to fundamental rights.
The pandemic affects journalists and media organizations worldwide. DW Akademie is sharing and collecting best practice.
Harlan Mandel from the Media Development Investment Fund shares recommendations on how to handle the crisis.
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