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What is community media

‘Community media’ refers to any form of media created and controlled by a community, with the aim of serving that community. This can include community radio and television stations but …

What is public service media?

What is public service media? Public Service Media (PSM) is an extension of public broadcasting. UNESCO defines public broadcasting as broadcasting that is “made, financed and controlled by the public, …

Media and Development at UEA

If you’ve enjoyed this course you maybe interested studying at the University of East Anglia. Key topics addressed in our media and international development courses include behaviour change communication, participatory …

Conclusions

This week, we have considered how media can help to facilitate communication within communities – through a discussion of community and participatory media. We learned about some of the ways …

Welcome to week 4

In this final week of the course, we are going to discuss the role of public media. Watch the video above to find out more.

Case study – WaterAid

In this final case study, we hear from WaterAid about their use of social media. Watch the video above to find out more.

40 Days 40 Smiles Case Study

40 Days Over 40 Smiles Foundation (40-40) is an independent, youth-led, charity organisation based in Uganda. They are committed to helping vulnerable children and communities to access quality, all-round education …

Case Study – Public health awareness

Reach a Hand Uganda (RAHU) is a youth centered organisation focusing on youth empowerment programs with an emphasis on Livelihoods & Skills Development, Behaviour Change Communication, Sexual Reproductive Health & …

Case study – Social media and politics in Uganda

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation with a long history of promoting independent and professional media through journalism trainings and scholarship programmes as well as facilitating networking and dialogue platforms. …

Welcome to week 3

Over the last couple of weeks we have been talking about the media’s representation of other people and places and how individuals and groups can use media as a way …

Case: Kibera Stories interview

Watch this second video about Kibera Stories to hear more from Brian Otieno about how this project began and what is different about his approach to photojournalism. How do you …

Case study: Kibera Stories

Kibera Stories is a photojournalism project, which documents everyday life in Kibera. The photos taken by Brian Otieno, within this project, have featured in The Guardian, The New York Times …