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Local Media Support

Åge Eknes and Lena C. Endresen

Fafo-report 320

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Local media support (LMS) has established itself as a valuable tool for humanitarian emergency response, conflict resolution and democracy building. Access to relevant information is becoming widely accepted as a vital part of empowering exposed groups in crisis situations, as well as of facilitating societal developments towards peace, democracy and political pluralism. The authors of this report provide a study of LMS in the 1990s and propose a framework for assessment and management of LMS projects.

Published: 1999 Id-nr.: 320