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  • 9 July 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    In the face of censorship, #SudanRevolts goes social

    With resources tied up covering elections in Libya and Egypt or insurgency in Syria, the international press has failed to cover growing unrest in Sudan. Official press outlets in the West African nation have been muffled by government censors. So once again, social media is filling the gap. Here's how.
  • 14 March 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    How to survive as a journalist in Somalia

    Somalia, a country without an effective central government for over two decades, has a surprisingly vivid media landscape. There are dozens of radios and hundreds of online portals despite journalists being threatened, attacked and killed in large numbers. Some of those remaining in Somalia fall back on self-imposed security measures while others are forced into exile.