Building Peace in a World without Media

Only a sliver of those surveyed in South Sudan have had regular access to TV, radio, mobiles, newspapers, or the internet in their lifetimes. Yet, a majority believe that information can reduce conflict.

Jeanne Bourgault
May 2, 2016 · 4 min read
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Roughly one in three (34%) of those recently surveyed have never had access to radio, television, newspapers, internet, or mobile phones.

Let that sink in. This week, as we mark World Press Freedom Day, focused on access to information, there remain large swaths of the world where any kind media is out of reach.


Internews: Information Changes Lives

Local Voices. Global Change

Jeanne Bourgault

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President of Internews

Internews: Information Changes Lives

Local Voices. Global Change