Advocate for Media Law & Policy

To allow independent media to fulfill their “watchdog” function, Internews has worked for the adoption and implementation of fair media and internet laws and policies in countries around the world.

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  • Media Law Specialists in DRC Discuss Freedom of Information

    Friday, March 7, 2014

    In January, media law specialists from Internews’ Media Sector Development Program (MSDP) took part in a TV program to advocate for the adoption of an Access to Information Act. This issue is part of a TV campaign initiated by Africa TV to raise awareness on the importance of access to information in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

    Watch a video of the TV program (in French):

  • Bosnian Law Student Discovers a Passion for Media Law

    Monday, October 28, 2013

    Bosnian law student Elma Beslic discovered the field of media law just last year, but already it is taking her places she never expected, including to Oxford, UK to compete in the Price International Media Law Moot Court competition.

    Elma first learned about media law through an announcement inviting students to participate in a month-long media law clinic offered jointly by Internews and the Law Faculty at her university, the University of Sarajevo.