Ecofriendly in Central Asia

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

(This story was originally posted on Medium)

Can you live “green” in Central Asia? Olga Geyne tried. And she let thousands on the web watch.

“We can’t understand the teachers — that’s why no one went to school yesterday”

Monday, December 19, 2016

(This story was originally posted on Medium)

Since January of this year, 38% of new arrivals to Greece have been children. Yet we rarely hear what they have to say.

Child participation is one of the core principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which asserts that children and young people have the right to freely express their views on all matters affecting them, and to have their opinions taken into account.

Radio by Boat

Monday, February 6, 2017

(This story was originally posted on Medium)

Guy Mayo is captain of the riverboat Dieu merci (“Thank you God”) in the Central African Republic. Last fall, on his regular route along the Oubangui River, shuttling goods and passengers to and from the capital city Bangui to the port city Kouango, his cargo included something new: radio equipment.

Online Communities as Local Media

Thursday, January 26, 2017

(This story was originally posted on Medium)

Civilians and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ukraine are using Vkontakte (a Russia-based network akin to Facebook) to share problems and concerns, communicate with the “opposite side” in the Ukrainian conflict and explore options for peace building, after nearly three years of conflict.

Radio Run by the Sun

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

(This story was originally posted on Medium)

“Solar has worked very well in Turalei,” said Issa Kassimu, The Radio Community’s Electrical Engineer, “and with the right design, it can work here, too!”

Happy New Year from Internews!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

In 2017, Internews will celebrate its 35th anniversary. Over the past 35 years, we and others in the media development field have evolved as the information landscape has changed.