9781588264299

Promoting Independent Media: Strategies for Democracy Assistance

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    9781588264299

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    1588264297

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-01-31
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner
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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
David Hoffman
Preface xi
International Media Assistance
1(14)
Media Assistance and Public Diplomacy
2(2)
Growing Interest in Media Assistance
4(3)
Actors in International Media Assistance
7(3)
Origin of the Book
10(1)
Organization of the Book
11(2)
Clarifying the Terms
13(2)
Programming Approaches to Independent Media Building
15(20)
Improving Journalistic Skills and Expertise
16(3)
Promoting Economic Viability of Media Enterprises
19(2)
Sustaining Independent Media Through Financial and Commodity Assistance
21(1)
Promoting Legal and Regulatory Reforms
22(3)
Strengthening Institutional Infrastructure for Media
25(3)
Promoting Transformation of State Media
28(2)
General Observations About Media Development
30(5)
Journalism Training and Institution Building in Central America
35(22)
The Regional Media Scene
36(2)
The Latin American Journalism Project
38(8)
The Center for Latin American Journalism
46(3)
Contributions of the Project
49(8)
Promoting Independent Regional Television Stations in Russia
57(14)
Background of the Project
58(1)
Project Activities
59(6)
Contributions of the Project
65(3)
Lessons
68(3)
Media Assistance and Regime Change in Serbia
71(22)
The Milosevic Regime
72(3)
International Media Assistance During the 1990s
75(4)
Independent Media in Early 2000
79(2)
Media Assistance for the 2000 Elections
81(1)
The Role of the Media in Milosevic's Defeat
82(4)
Factors Affecting the Success of Media Assistance
86(2)
Post-Milosevic Developments
88(5)
Building the Open Broadcast Network in Bosnia-Herzegovina
93(16)
Conflict and the Dayton Peace Accord
94(3)
Establishing the Open Broadcast Network
97(4)
Progress and Setbacks
101(2)
Ending International Support for OBN
103(1)
Start of a New Television Network
104(1)
Overall Contributions
105(1)
Lessons for Future Media Assistance
106(3)
Supporting Independent Radio Stations in Indonesia
109(16)
Democratic Transition and the Media
110(2)
Assistance to Radio Stations
112(5)
Institutional Support
117(1)
Overall Contribution of Media Assistance
118(4)
Factors Affecting Performance
122(3)
Establishing Community Radio Stations in Afghanistan
125(16)
International Media Assistance
126(2)
Promoting Community Stations
128(3)
Progress and Performance
131(2)
Journalistic Independence and Self-Censorship
133(2)
Sustainability of Community Stations
135(3)
Concluding Remarks
138(3)
The Talking Drum Studio in Sierra Leone
141(16)
Political Context
142(2)
Organization and Approach
144(1)
Program Production and Distribution
145(1)
Current TDS Programs
146(3)
Contributions to Sierra Leone Society
149(4)
Problems and Challenges
153(4)
Recommendations to the International Community
157(10)
Focus on Closed and Semidemocratic Regimes
157(2)
Strike a Balance in Meeting Current Needs and Building Viable Institutions
159(1)
Give Priority to Developing Local Radio Stations
160(1)
Exert Political Pressure on Governments
161(1)
Engage Non-Western Democracies in Media Assistance
162(1)
Continue to Channel Assistance Through International NGOs
163(1)
Deepen Donor Coordination
164(1)
Separate Media Development from Public Diplomacy
165(2)
Bibliography 167(10)
Index 177(12)
About the Book 189

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