Social media is now an integral part of our society, completely reshaping how we communicate and who we communicate with. Here are our #mediadev articles on the topic.
Here are #mediadev's key recommendations for launching and running public awareness campaigns in Africa. These insights come from analyzing eight successful campaigns and talking extensively to those involved. (15.10.2018)
You want to know how to verify user generated content or need help handling hate speech? These guidelines set out policies to ensure radio stations use social media productively and avoid common pitfalls. (08.12.2016)
Amid all the hype about the Internet and social media transforming Africa's development and democracy, ten African digital innovators give tips on how online information and social media can better meet people's needs. (26.01.2016)
Online hate speech is like a window into a society's soul, says Nanjira Sambuli from Kenya's iHub. And monitoring hate speech, rather than rushing to remove it, can help discover how best to combat it. (10.03.2016)
Facebook is a “happening party” right now, says Sahar Habib Ghazi from Global Voices. If you're not there, your content doesn't get attention. But according to her, this might change soon. (29.01.2016)
A new book examines five leading media organizations that are successfully making digital news work - for now at least. “Innovators in Digital News” has some important lessons for those adapting to the digital world. (06.01.2016)