On Feb. 3, the U.N. officially declared Somalia’s famine over, providing a moment for reflection on coverage of the East African/Somali drought. This week a J-Source post asked: Is African… Continue Reading East African famine coverage examined
AMARC – Prof. Vinod Pavarala, Dean, Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication, University of Hyderabad has been chosen to be the first ever UNESCO Chair on Community Media. The four-year appointmnent will serve as a knowledge and resource centre for the study and promotion of community media, including such things as community radio, participatory video, and other citizen-driven initiatives with media and communication technologies.
Press Release from AMARC: January 17, 2012. The Middle East and North Africa Community Media Working Group, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) the Community Media Network (CMN) in partnership with International Media Support (IMS), Oxfam Novib and EED SIDA, among others, organize the first international conference on Community Media and the Arab Spring, to be held in Hotel Majestic, Tunis, March 9-10, 2012. For registration and further information please visit here or contact AMARC at firstname.lastname@example.org
The death of Canada’s election results ban was fittingly announced on Twitter on Jan. 13. The law – which prohibited the reporting of results across time zones – survived a… Continue Reading Out with a whimper: Canada’s election results ban
Having trouble getting excited about Romney versus Santorum? You’re likely not alone. Judging by these Globe and Mail comments, intense interest in the 2008 Clinton-Obama race has been replaced by… Continue Reading Canadian coverage of the U.S. primaries and caucuses