The Early Warning Media Monitoring Project

The Media Monitoring Project began in 2008 and is intended to provide early warning of genocide, crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and serious war crimes by monitoring the domestic news media (newspapers, radio, television and online sources) in at risk countries.

It also seeks to inform policy makers, academics, NGO workers and students about what government-owned media in countries at risk tell their people in their own language. In order to get the best understanding of the situation and provide an overall account of what the people on the ground are being told, the project covers both government-owned and privately-owned domestic media.

The project assigns a desk officer to each at-risk country and the desk officer produces weekly reports summarising the relevant content from domestic media, providing a weekly snapshot of the information available to citizens in that country. The project also provides an archive of weekly reports for each country since the beginning of the project.

You can view the weekly media monitoring reports by clicking on one of the country flags above.

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Burma

 

Central African Republic

 

 

DRC

 

 

 

 


Egypt

 

 

Iran

 

Kenya

Kyrgyzstan

 

Nigeria

 

 

 

 

Rwanda

 

 

 

 

Somalia

 

South Sudan

 

 

Sudan

 

Syria

 

Uganda

 

 

 

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