COMMENT is the Centre for Communication Rights’ take on the rapidly changing world of communications and social media.
Collecting personal data for the best of reasons – such as tackling the coronavirus pandemic – has triggered a wave of misgivings. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (www.eff.org) has responded to growing concerns with a statement (10 March 2020) urging “a balance...
Interesting to see the media's largely positive role in helping to combat the coronavirus crisis. According to Forbes Magazine (March 16), the World Health Organization (WHO) is becoming the planet’s most important social media influencer. “The Safe Hands Challenge,...
Attacks on the independence of the BBC are multiplying. The principle of public service broadcasting – or, in these days of digital convergence, public service media – ought to be sacrosanct. The question then becomes one of the need for unbiased oversight and...
The map below shows a some of the initiatives we have supported over the past few years. You can filter projects by the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) with which each initiative aligns.
PHOTO CREDITS (from top): Bangladesh NP Monitoring/ University of Dhaka; Philip Lee/WACC