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Media

Journalism

We Are All Journalists: The Future of Reporting

When everyone can be a reporter, who are the journalists?

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Bangladesh: The Power of Media for Inclusive Growth

Bangladesh as an example of how free media accompany a democratic transformation process.

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Kinky-Curled Woman in a White World

How an online beauty portal can boost the self-confidence of black woman.

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The Influence of Afghan Media on the Lives of Afghan Women

Media for women in Afghanistan today is like a small candle in a dark circle

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Disconnected Ethiopians - Where do They Get Their Information?

How Ethiopians acces the internet through they are not connected.

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Interview: From Prison to Exile – Oppositional Journalists in Cuba

Interview with 2 oppositional journalists from cuba

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Think Global, Broadcast Local

Why small community radios are playing an increasingly important role in Latin America

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Your Voice at the Border

What do refugees expect of peace in their homelands? A radio programme is trying to improve the situation of Columbian refugees in Ecuador.

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Political Participation

Iran: From Revolt on the Streets to Resistance on the Net

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The People’s Victory

The recent elections in Myanmar led to a victory of the National League for Democracy (NLD) over the military - an outcome of an open access to information.

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Editorial

“Post-2015” sounds like a very technical term .We decided to fill it with live and show the ideas behind it, the community projects, the big picture and the small one, and, most important, the people shaping it.

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Towards the Good Life?

Indigenous groups in Latin America fight for visibility and participation. They could make valuable contributions to the Post-2015 Agenda.

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All You Need Is Love

"Israel loves Iran" - a path to peace in the Middle East?

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Interview: A Vote-o-Matic for Tunisia

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Social Media and Democratisation in Africa

Mobile, social, innovative: African tools to support democratic processes

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Afghanistan: Politics, Religion and the Media

What a public service broadcaster could do in Afghanistan

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Learning

Delicious Bytes

DDD asked seven food bloggers from around the world what motivates them to blog and to share a regional favorite with you.

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Kenyan Soap Opera Takes a Teaching Role in UK Classrooms

A novel way in which popular media is used in enhancing education

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Role of Mass Media in Enhancing Education in Bangladesh

Education is much more than going to schools, its purpose is to create awareness among people.

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Nigeria: Wonder Banks Debunked

Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.

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Only for Geeks

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The Real Digital Nomads

Pastoralists in Kenya combine their traditional nomadic life with modern technologies. E-learning bridges disadvantages while preserving their lifestyle.

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Interview: Language School 2.0 - Skype Lessons

What is the advantage of an online language school?

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Commerce

With a Smartphone Through Africa

Africa's start-up scene is driven by innovators in the field of digital media and IT. Some of them met through Ampion.

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Revolution Is Good for Business

How the Arab Upheavals Shape the Regional Media Landscape

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Connecting Farmers

With 60% of Africa’s population working in agriculture, innovations like Esoko’s pricing apps promise to improve conditions of smallholder farmers.

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Interview: "Drying Tomatoes on (the) Air"

Radio for Economic Empowerment of Small-scale Farmers in Tanzania

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Media’s Capacity for Safeguarding Economic Reforms

Why development aid should also target media and people working in the media

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