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The role of the media in fragile states (WP1278)

Discussions about what is unique about the media in fragile state circumstances and why it’s of interest to aid donors. We talk about obstacles for the media in being effective and if they can help donors understand what is happening.

Contributors are:

James Deane, Director of Policy and Learning, BBC Media Action, London

Mark Robinson, Chief Professional Officer, Governance, Social Development, Conflict and Humanitarian, Department for International Development, London

Lynne Muthoni Wanyeki, Former Director Department of Politics International Studies Kenya Human Rights Commission, School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), London

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