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Media

Journalism

Drug War in Mexico: A Bounty on Bloggers

Mexicans use blogs, Facebook and Twitter to battle the media’s silence about the war on drugs.

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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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Facts or Rumors?

Social media plays a huge role in African conflict zones. It offers ways for evading media restrictions, but also bears dangers inherent in its use.

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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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Lost in Transition

How to Achieve Sustainable Media Development in the 21st Century

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Interview: From Prison to Exile – Oppositional Journalists in Cuba

Interview with 2 oppositional journalists from cuba

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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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We Are All Journalists: The Future of Reporting

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

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Political Participation

Taking a Stand Against Pollution

Mirjam Leuze – a German director – talks about her film that tells the story of women in Kyrgyzstan fighting a gold mine

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What Do You Share With a Stranger?

Performance-based artist from India, Amitesh Grover connects strangers from all around the world – without sharing a room.

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CineCita: Amplifying the Female Voice

Transmit women's voices between Latin America and Europe empower female roles in the Andes

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Social Media in the Revolution

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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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Social Media and Democratisation in Africa

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

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

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The Future Protein?

Insects are a sustainable source of protein since they eat bio-waste. Entofood aims to produce insects on industrial scale. An interview with its founder.

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Learning

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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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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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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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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Only for Geeks

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Interview: Language School 2.0 - Skype Lessons

What is the advantage of an online language school?

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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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Commerce

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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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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