Centre for Communication Rights

believes that vibrant citizen’s media, democratic communication, and open access to information and knowledge are the cornerstones of meaningful civic participation.

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COMMENT

RECENT BLOGS

COMMENT is the Centre for Communication Rights’ take on the rapidly changing world of communications and social media.

Independent media in retreat?

Independent media in retreat?

The war in Ukraine and Russian authorities’ move to close independent media and censor news and social media information in the country has been spotlighted in Western countries. In a letter to subscribers, the Guardian shared how it has joined other news agencies in...

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Web3 – the Internet’s illusionary or visionary future?

Web3 – the Internet’s illusionary or visionary future?

Communication rights activists are calling for greater accountability from Big Tech and social media platforms. They also want a seat at the table when it comes to devising ways of regulating and monitoring social media content and use of personal data. Alternatively,...

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Media Activism Against Extractivism

Media Activism Against Extractivism

Social movements need to embrace participatory media practices to organize in their struggles against an extractivist economic model A hugely significant bill has been making its way through the Brazilian congress. According to Amazon Watch, Bill 191/2020 is a piece...

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CAPACITY BUILDING

PROJECTS

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