Media & National Development Policy. Dr. Ibrahim Saleh. Image by James Emiry.
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Dr. Ibrahim Saleh
Image by James Emiry
"Knowledge has been at the heart of economic growth and the gradual rise in levels of social well-being since time immemorial. The ability to invent and innovate, that is to create new knowledge and new ideas that are then embodied in products, processes and organizations, has always served to fuel development".
(David & Foray, 2002)
Image by Rusty Sheriff
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Monitoring Media for Development
Representation by Media
Media & Cultural
Human Rights, Media and Communication
Access and Literacy
Strategic Media Policies and Action Plans
Focus Groups, in-Depth Interviews,
Research and Evaluation Cycle
Quantitative Surveys and
Community-Based ‘Rapid Feedback’
Surveys, Skills Assessment, Pre/Post Tests, Indices
EndlineAudiences, Partners, Participants
Content Analysis, Pre/Post Tests
Follow Up Interviews,
Exposure and Outcomes
Letters, Texts, Follow-Up Studies, Panels, Contests
However, it all depends how we look at it but in any problem, we need value-driven journalism work in order to tackle it.
Intended to capture structural features of poverty.
Exclusion from political, cultural & economic processes
Nature of deprivation vary with social & economic conditions
Poverty reflects deep structural problems within societies. Media isn’t a solution, but perhaps the way it is practiced is a part of the problem?
Solving poverty seldom painted as some-thing where all stakeholders play a part: