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Internews is an international media development organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard. Through its programs, Internews improves the reach, quality, and sustainability of local media, enabling them to better serve the information needs of their communities. Internews has worked in over 70 countries and trained over 80,000 people in media skills. Together with local partners, our activities include establishing and supporting media outlets, journalist associations, and broadcast networks. We also have special programs to improve reporting on the environment, humanitarian crises, public health and women’s issues.

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NEWS: Putting climate change on Qatar’s agenda

Local journalists describe how climate change was not a hot topic in the small Gulf country of Qatar until the UNFCCC arrived to hold climate talks – then a flurry of promotional activities began.
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PROJECT: Knowledge brokers collaboration – The InfoAmazonia GeoJournalism project

The InfoAmazonia GeoJournalism Platform builds on existing simple yet effective mapping and visualisation technologies, such as Google Earth, to help journalists and other knowledge brokers increase the Latin American public’s awareness about climate and development issues in the Amazon region.
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PROJECT: Improving journalists’ capacity to cover climate change: the Climate Change Media Partnership

Over two years, CDKN supported the Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) to improve the quality and quantity of climate change coverage in the developing country media, enhance the capacity of journalists to cover the issues and ensure developing country voices are heard in global debates.
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FEATURE: Building journalists’ capacity to create change – a CDKN impact story

Journalism is a vital tool in the fight against climate change. This blog looks at the achievements of three journalist fellows supported by the Climate Change Media Partnership, and sponsored by CDKN.
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