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The Liberia Media Development (LMD) project aims to increase Liberians’ access to independent and reliable information. To do this, Internews is establishing a network of media resource centers, to ensure that local journalists have access to the equipment and resources they need to do their job professionally. These centers will also serve as training hubs and locations for community events.
The LMD program enables, equips and empowers local media in Liberia to access the tools and knowledge that will increase their sustainability, incorporate a plurality of voices in their media products, and improve their professional skills and standards. The work of the Internews team and partners involves supporting local media and citizens to advocate for and achieve a strengthened legal enabling environment for media. The program also supports the Independent Information Commission (IIC) by providing it with the tools and resources to respond transparently to information requests from citizens and media institutions.
An intervention in Liberia increased electoral debate participation and led citizens to engage more in the election
By Samuka V. Konneh
The hackathon focused on social media, especially Facebook with emphasis on effective Facebook management, moderation, using Facebook for professional journalism and how to build and increase Facebook audience.
Buchanan: As part of efforts to ensure electoral reform issues are captured with citizens voices, INTERNEWS, a USAID Liberia Media Development Project has concluded four (4) regional training to sharpen journalists skills across the country under the ‘CLEAR’ project.
Buchanan – The Female Journalist Association of Liberia ( FEJAL) on Thursday, April 11, 2019, concluded a three-day media training for seven female Journalists on Electoral Reforms reporting.
By Sampson David
Internews Intensifies Election Reforms Reporting Training for Liberian Journalists in Western Liberia
by Gerald C. Koinyeneh
Internews Holds Electoral Reform Reporting Training For Journalists In Bong, Lofa and Nimba Counties
Ganta, Nimba County – Fifteen community radio journalists from Bong, Lofa, and Nimba Counties are currently attending electoral reform training in Ganta, Nimba County.
Monrovia – A youth-led media initiative, Youth Media Action, has embarked on a campaign aimed at electoral reform in Liberia.
By Marcus Malayea