In an era of unprecedented communication flow, how can we move from commentary to conversation?
What can machine learning and artificial intelligence offer governments, political movements, and organizations that rely on consensus in order to thrive?
The panel will be addressing the issue of media coverage that relies on personalized algorithms that only tell a part of the story. How can we break out of our echo chambers?
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.
South Sudan is a very difficult place to practice journalism, but that hasn’t stopped young students from launching themselves into media careers.
“I learned that we have to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute,” said journalist Florence Arile.
This manual has been produced by Albany Associates in the context of its press freedom program in South Sudan. It is intended as a reference resource for lawyers undertaking media defense work in the country. It can also be used for training workshops on media and freedom of expression law in South Sudan.
(This story was originally posted on Medium)
The small town of Welikanda is in one of the worst drought-hit areas of Sri Lanka. Water is trucked in by the government every few days, but it’s barely enough for cooking and drinking. Bathing is done in a nearby lake, which on some days is completely dry.
How is the news media influencing the democratic development of countries around the world? How can the US and its allies defend the global norms of freedom of expression and access to information at a time of resurgence of autocracies? How do new technologies change the equation?