Fika is a weekly coffee hour open to everyone, hosted at The Blue House every Thursday at 10am. This week on February 16, we'll be hosting a special Fika in collaboration with the Democracy Fund and the New Orleans Listing Post about media, information flow, and how to create a more informed New Orleans.
If you are interested in attending, please RSVP.
(Internews' program assisting community radio in South Sudan is covered in this article from Mashable.)
In South Sudan, most people don't have a TV. They rely on radio to get information. But limited access to power means entire communities of are left in information darkness for days at a time, especially in remote areas. One man is turning to the sun to change that.
(This story was originally posted on Medium)
Civilians and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ukraine are using Vkontakte (a Russia-based network akin to Facebook) to share problems and concerns, communicate with the “opposite side” in the Ukrainian conflict and explore options for peace building, after nearly three years of conflict.
Across the Middle East, in Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and South and Southeast Asia, an extraordinary human migration is underway.
In the year 2016, South Sudan celebrated its fifth year of independence and Internews completed the third year of the five-year USAID-funded media development project i-STREAM (Strengthening Free and Independent Media in South Sudan).
This report - 2016 Year in Review - looks at the challenges and accomplishments of the past year.
The 2nd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit will take place 28 February – 1 March 2017 at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya with an aim to explore how technological innovations and best practice can improve aid delivery and development strategy in Sub-Saharan East Africa.
Brice Rambaud, Internews Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, will be moderating a panel titled, Effective Partnerships for Aid & Development Programmes in East Africa.
In 2017, Internews will celebrate its 35th anniversary. Over the past 35 years, we and others in the media development field have evolved as the information landscape has changed.
A radio station’s main objectives are to connect with their audience and produce engaging content that will attract listeners. But without a detailed understanding of their audience – their size, where they live, what age or gender they are, etc. – many stations are unable to do this effectively. Audience data and ratings solve this problem, empowering radio stations to make more informed choices about programming, engagement opportunities, and business strategies.