The first ever COVID-19 Virtual Hackathon took place in Kenya in mid-February. A group of young creative Kenyan techies competed to develop the best way to visualise data on the COVID-19 Aid Tracker. The Aid Tracker is developed to track corruption of funds meant for activities combatting the effects of COVID-19.
All journalists play a key role in ensuring that the public is well-informed and protected from misinformation, which can cause real harm.
This fact-checking and verification toolkit was developed by Africa Check (January 2021), with the support from Fojo through the Consortium for Human Rights in Africa, CHARM-project.
Last week a military coup overthrew the government in Myanmar, imprisoning the elected leaders and restricting access to independent information to the public and citizens. Fojo talked to a media professional living in Yangon (the largest city in Myanmar), about how the situation is unfolding.
Since the presidential election in August 2020, Belarusian media are facing some of the most severe crackdowns on the freedom of speech. Fojo has gathered some of the examples on how publishers stay keep delivering quality journalism to their readers despite the pressure.
Fojo and IMS will further support the historic media reform process for Africa´s second largest population
How African investigative journalists in Africa are coming together.
A change in the relationship between government, corporations and the media is needed in Bangladesh if the country’s publishers and broadcasters are to stay in business and thrive.
In this article, we have summarized some of the best ideas that publishers from Eastern and Central Europe have shared with us.
Did Myanmar’s 2020 General Elections launch in transparency?
2008, whilst being a university student, was the year when I first heard about a female journalist working at a nationally reputable newsroom being sexually harassed by her boss. The harassment was later concealed and forgotten.