What is Covid-19? How is it transmitted? What are the symptoms? How can you protect yourself from the coronavirus? What is quarantine? What services are available from the government? What can members of the community do?
These are just some of the questions that 16 community radio stations and two online radio stations belonging to the Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC), are answering in their programs to help poor rural communities learn more about the Covid-19 pandemic.By: StaffPosted: April 21, 2020 (0) Comments (0) Like
Journalists who challenge corruption and the abuse of power deserve special government protection, WACC General Secretary Philip Lee said on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, Saturday, November 2.By: StaffPosted: November 01, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
An Indigenous community radio station in El Estor, Guatemala, is taking a more active role in covering allegations of human rights abuses involving extractive industries in their municipality, an offshoot of a one-year project that included crafting a strategic plan that emphasizes community participation, Indigenous rights, and women’s rights.By: StaffPosted: September 05, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
The year 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of “The MacBride Report,” written by UNESCO’s International Commission for the Study of Communication Problems.By: StaffPosted: August 14, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
Twelve women and 12 men from 10 community and Indigenous radio stations in the states of Oaxaca and Hidalgo, Mexico, have taken part in a WACC-supported media training that left many enthused about “a new way of doing radio.”By: StaffPosted: June 19, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
A human rights NGO has published a guide for reporting on Argentina’s memory, truth and justice process amid “alarming” efforts to deny or downplay abuses committed during the country’s military dictatorship.Marites (Tess) SisonPosted: April 16, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
Since 1970, WACC has published Media Development, a quarterly journal that has examined critical issues about the role of communications in promoting social justice worldwide.Marites (Tess) SisonPosted: March 20, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like