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Media

Journalism

Disconnected Ethiopians - Where do They Get Their Information?

How Ethiopians acces the internet through they are not connected.

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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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Taking the Pulse of Youth Culture

The radio magazine "Pulse" introduces you to individuals having an impact - both in Europe and beyond.

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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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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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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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Interview: From Prison to Exile – Oppositional Journalists in Cuba

Interview with 2 oppositional journalists from cuba

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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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Political Participation

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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Voices for a Dignified Life

Women are the ones who suffer most from the miseries of Guatemalan society.

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Calling Freedom

Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.

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The Globalisation of the Naked Protest

Nudity - employed around the globe and throughout history - can be a powerful symbolic resource for protest movements.

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Disrupt Climate Change

The movie “Disruption” was part of the mobilization for the People’s Climate March in September 2014. It leaves no doubt: Climate change is a social issue.

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India: How to Manage Inclusion

Inclusiveness has become a major buzzword. What does it stand for and how does it translate into the Post-2015 Agenda debate?

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

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The Hashtag Protest

Ever since the Arab Spring, social media has been praised as a means for civic engagement. Despite its positive impact, restrictions remain.

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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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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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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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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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Interview: Language School 2.0 - Skype Lessons

What is the advantage of an online language school?

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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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Commerce

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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Media’s Capacity for Safeguarding Economic Reforms

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

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Interview: "Drying Tomatoes on (the) Air"

Radio for Economic Empowerment of Small-scale Farmers in Tanzania

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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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