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Hassan Ruvakuki Freed

On March 6, 2013, Mr. Hassan Ruvakuki, a Burundian journalist and Swahili language correspondent for Radio France Internationale (RFI), was freed after serving over 460 days in prison, having been in jail since November 2011. The…

Grupo investigativo dos “Papéis do Panamá” está entre os beneficiados…

A empresa filantrópica de investimentos Omidyar Network intensifica o apoio à mídia independente para combater a divulgação de informações falsas e a proliferação de discursos de ódio, além de estimular o engajamento…

Reporters Without Borders Launches Forbidden Stories Project

Our investee Reporters Without Borders launched Forbidden Stories, a project that aims to secure the data and information of threatened journalists and, when journalists are arrested or killed, to continue and publish their…

Phandeeyar: Building Myanmar’s innovation ecosystem

Alongside its continuing political transition, Myanmar has also experienced a ‘connectivity revolution’. In 2012, only 10% of the population had a mobile phone and just 1% had access to the internet. Today, the country…

BudgIT: Making budgets more accessible

Transparent government budgets promote accountability and allow the public to have a greater say in the delivery of services. However, getting access to budget information is not always easy.

Working for social transformation through the Kenyan Constitution

Kenya’s 2010 Constitution brought many changes to the country aimed at making the government more accountable to its citizens. These changes included implementing a more decentralized government, limiting presidential powers,…

A new social contract for digital democracy

Over the last couple of years, we have been focused on studying how political culture is polarised and democracy is weakened by the structure and externalities of the digital media marketplace.

Using technology to drive consistent voter engagement

Voter participation in the US is critically low. When low voter engagement is sustained over a long period of time, it creates a power vacuum, leaving democracy vulnerable to non-representative groups like mega-donors, special…

Do you trust the media? Many people do not. 


The Membership Puzzle Project (MPP) is championing “membership” and looking at viable ways it can be used to address the broken relationship between revenue, content, and audience trust. Membership models put audiences…

A global coalition tackling opacity

Rules on greater transparency in multinational accounting have been building momentum, and one such catalyst is the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), a group of 12 pioneering civil society organisations.
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