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IAMCR 2022 - Media Sector Working Group and GFMD session (July 2022)

The session is a co-production between the IAMCR Media Sector Development Working Group and the Global Forum for Media Development.

Session: “Towards Resilient Media Systems: Perspectives from Scholars and Practitioners"

Date: 06 July 2022
Time: 15:00-16:30 CET / 14:00-15:30 BST / 9:00-10:30 EDT
Format: virtual meeting
Recording of the event is avalable here:

Presentations and speakers:

Measuring Media Development: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of Media Development Indicators; Author: Dr. Ana Jacoby, Universidad Autónoma de Campeche –México

Dr. Ana Jakoby's presentation is avalable here.
You can read the full report Measuring Media Development: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of Media Development Indicator here.
  • Exploring the Paradigm of ‘Contextualization’ in International Media Assistance: Authors: Anja Wollenberg, Anke Fielder, Melanie Radue
  • Coalitions for Change: Collective Action for Stronger Media Ecosystems; Authors: David Lush (Senior Advisor, IMS) and Michael Randall (freelance consultant)
Coalitions for Change: Collective Action for Stronger Media Ecosystems presentation is available here, while you can read the full report here.
In addition, please find other literature and research relevant for coalitions:
  • Analyzing and Developing Media Systems Beyond Neoclassical Systems Thinking; Author: Hanna Jemmer, Tallinn University
IAMCR Media Sector Development Working Group and Media Foundation for West Africa are co-organisig a session entitled “Media Viability, Audiences, and Sustainability: Perspectives from West Africa” at 10:30 AM EDT/ 2:30 PM Accra.
This session features the following presentations:
Who Funds the Media?; Author Abena A. Yeboah-Banin, Theodora Dame Adjin-Tetty, Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana
Media and the Rural-Urban Divide: Implications for Advertising Revenues and Media Viability; Author: Abena A. Yeboah-Banin, Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana
Radio as a Two-Way Communication Tool in Conflict-And Pandemic-Affected Communities in Burkina Faso, Authors: Dr Emma Heywood, University of Sheffield, UK, Sacha Meuter, Fondation Hirondelle, Switzerland
·With commentary and response provided by Abigail Larbi Odei, MFWA Media and Good Governance Programme
For registration: Please email Susan Abbott to indicate your interest at: [email protected]