Afghan man reading a newspaper © ddp images/dapd/Michael Kappeler

Media

Journalism

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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Think Global, Broadcast Local

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

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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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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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We Are All Journalists: The Future of Reporting

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

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Lost in Transition

How to Achieve Sustainable Media Development in the 21st Century

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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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Political Participation

Social Media in the Revolution

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Interview: A Vote-o-Matic for Tunisia

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Fight for Rio’s Streets

In Brazil Graffiti is a weapon of the poor and disinherited. Artists are reclaiming the streets, using their fame to build and educate their communities.

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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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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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Victory By Facebook? - Egypt's Digital Youth Comes of Age

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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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Learning

Only for Geeks

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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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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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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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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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Commerce

Revolution Is Good for Business

How the Arab Upheavals Shape the Regional Media Landscape

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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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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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