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The Role of Media and Communication in Fragile States


The Role of Media and Communication in Fragile States

Media development in fragile states has gained both recognition - when, for example, journalists succeed in contributing to peaceful and effective elections - and notoriety - when, for example, a formerly public radio frequency falls into the hands of partisan politicians. James Deane's policy briefing "Fragile States: The Role of Media and Communication" begins: "This briefing examines how current media trends are affecting state and societal fragility, both positively and negatively."
For recent reporting on strategies, on impact analysis, and on evaluation from projects working in fragile contexts, see the link below - a collection of summaries and blogs linked to documents by BBC Media Development and other organisations and individuals who are working on media development in difficult circumstances:
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