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Civil society advocates are concerned that governments, security services, and Big Tech may misuse digital technologies to suppress, control, and profit from ordinary people, says Philip Lee, Media Development editor, in the 1/2024 issue of WACC’s quarterly journal.The authors in “Towards Democratic Governance of Digital...

“More than a concept, it is necessary to understand the importance of media literacy as an instrument of public policies, essential to promote democracy and dialogue,” state the editors of the most recent Media Development, WACC’s quarterly journal. The authors of the 3/2023 issue respond to...

The latest issue of WACC’s Media Development magazine examines the concept of public sphere, its role in promoting democracy and political accountability, and why principles of human rights and social justice must underpin it. In “Democratizing the Public Sphere,” WACC General Secretary and Media Development editor...

In the first issue of 2021, WACC’s Media Development magazine explores various aspects of cinema’s future, “recognising that people need art, drama, literature, music, and film in order to help make sense of the world and to find meaning.” Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, which temporarily...

After a challenging year dominated by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the latest issue of Media Development, WACC Global’s quarterly journal, examines “Communication in a Time of Crisis.”  Articles in the issue range from Covid-19 related misinformation to reflections on the impact of the pandemic on human...

The new issue of WACC ‘s quarterly journal, Media Development, highlights the role of public communication, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, lessons learned from various responses, and the challenges ahead.  The pandemic highlighted many issues, including the importance of accurate and timely information in saving lives, and the importance of local languages, writes WACC General Secretary Philip Lee in his editorial.  “Responding...

Indigenous peoples are “not mere victims of climate change,” asserts researcher and conservation biologist Gleb Raygorodetsky in Why traditional knowledge holds the key to climate change, one of the articles in the latest issue of Media Development, WACC Global’s international quarterly journal. The issue explores the theme, Traditional Knowledge and Climate Change: Bridging the Gap.