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Toxic Information And The Fight Against Ebola

December 10th, 2014 | by EJC

In Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, media campaigns about Ebola, scripted by health ministries and international organizations, have been broadcast across FM networks and on the few local television stations. Designed to contribute to public education, the messages have, in some cases, produced the opposite effect


Central Africa’s Crisis Is Testing Local, Independent Media

April 14th, 2014 | by EJC

Locally sustained media outlets have taken root across Africa following bitter conflicts. But when political tensions tip into spiraling violence, as they have in South Sudan and Central African Republic (CAR), these news organizations have emerged as a bastion for lifesaving information


Radio Gafsa: A New Program For A Changing Society

February 10th, 2014 | by EJC

At the Tunisian state broadcaster, Radio Tunisienne, a fundamental transformation has been underway since the revolution that deposed former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in early 2011, Anne Bennet explains how the Swiss NGO Fondation Hirondelle has helped along this process



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