In this series, #mediadev presents contributions of various researchers on media development.
People's very survival may depend on getting reliable information from the media during a conflict or disaster. A DW Akademie briefing paper outlines specific ways of championing the media in difficult circumstances. (13.09.2016)
Media scholar Christoph Spurk shares his knowledge about the major challenges currently facing media development organizations working in developing countries. (08.09.2016)
A DW Akademie publication gives insight into how the top five media freedom rankings are produced, and how media development organizations can use each index to inform their work. (25.10.2016)
Donors are often interested in strengthening the media as a way of speeding up governance reform. An alternative approach is to focus on the communication needs of the poor, argues scholar Linje Manyozo. (05.10.2016)