In the News

In the News captures articles, publications, and blog posts by sources outside of Internews.

  • Crosstown Conversations: The Listening Post in New Orleans

    Thursday, March 13, 2014

    The Listening Post is a collaboration between New Orleans radio station WWNO and Internews that seeks to establish a two-way conversation with residents through which people can both contribute thoughts and commentary about issues in their neighborhoods, and also receive news and information in convenient and accessible ways.

  • Independent media face stifling business climate in Burma

    CIMA - The Source
    Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    (Internews' event on Myanmar and media was cited in this blog post from CIMA's The Source.)

    Despite the oft-praised Cinderella story of Burmese democratization, a range of persistent challenges faces independent media in the country. Access to information and the role of parliament in Burma featured prominently in the presentations at an event hosted by Internews on February 26, but the absence of an enabling business environment was a central focus of the conversation.

  • Out of Sight: Big Hidden Environment/Energy Stories in the Developing World

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    James Fahn, Internews’ Global Director of Environmental Programs, participated in a conversation on energy and environmental stories that big global media may be missing and local media appear to be covering with greater capacity and skill.

    The discussion was presented to the Media, Energy, and Environment class at Harvard Kennedy School. Fahn was invited to participate via Skype by Andrew Revkin, senior fellow at Pace University's Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies and writer of the New York Times’ Dot Earth blog.

  • Fished From The Water, Soggy Docs Reveal Ukrainian Corruption

    Friday, February 28, 2014

    (Oleg Khomenok, Senior Media Advisor for Internews in Ukraine was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered for this story about retrieving former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's documents.)

    Before former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych fled, thousands of documents were dumped. Oleg Khomenok, coordinator of Scoop in Ukraine, explains how they were recovered and what they reveal.

  • Haiyan Radio

    Radio 1 - Altijd benieuwd
    Thursday, February 27, 2014

    (Stijn Albers, Internews Teamleader for the Humanitarian Information System in the Philippines was interviewed on the Radio 1 in the Netherlands about Radyo Bakdaw. The interview is in Dutch.)

    De geboorte van een nieuwe radiozender! Radyo Bakdaw is een soort pop-upradio, die kort na het doortrekken van orkaan Haiyan over de Filipijnen in recordtempo werd opgestart. Door een ex-collega nog wel: Stijn Aelbers.

  • Foreign lecturer on Humanitarian Broadcasting impresses participants

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014

    (Internews' trainings in Tacloban, the Philippines for local media professionals and students were covered in this story from the Philippines Information Agency.)

    Participants of the Humanitarian Broadcasting Training in the city have expressed their thanks to the experienced lecturer Mr. John Tuckey for an impressive lecture on two modules held recently at the Communitaire Office, Brgy. Calanipawan, Tacloban City.

    Participants who came from various government agencies were very thankful to Tuckey as they gained more knowledge in the training.  

  • Ekuatorial uses geographic data to cover climate change in Indonesia

    ijnet - International Journalists' Network
    Tuesday, February 18, 2014

    (This article from IJNet covers the Ekuatorial project, co-founded by Internews' Earth Journalism Network.)

    Frequent flooding and critically low crop yields are just two of the warning signs of climate change in Indonesia, home to the world’s third-largest tropical rainforest and some of the highest levels of biological diversity on the globe.