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Publications by English title: letter M

Manual para radialistas analfatécnicos

The Manual for ICT illiterate radio practitioners, edited by Santiago Gago and published jointly by UNESCO, Radialistas Apasionadas y Apasionados, and Radioteca Intercambio de Audios (Radioteca.net), is conceived as a simple and effective tool to assist community radio professionals to master the technological aspects of radio broadcasting.

Mapa de los centros y programas de formación de comunicadores y periodistas en América Latina y el Caribe

The Mapping of communication and journalism training institutions and programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean was conducted by FELAFACS following UNESCO’s request.

Mapping media education policies in the world: visions, programmes and challenges

This publication, produced jointly by UNESCO, the UN Alliance of Civilizations, the European Commission and Grupo Comunicar, offers a comprehensive and multidimensional approach to media education. It provides answers to key questions for media, communication and education professionals, researchers and policy makers.

Measuring and monitoring the information and knowledge societies: a statistical challenge

This report focuses on data systems and measurement issues with regard to ICT, including aspects of data availability, international comparability and quality, as well as their content.

Measuring linguistic diversity on the Internet

UNESCO has been emphasizing the concept of “knowledge societies”, which stresses plurality and diversity instead of a global uniformity in order to bridge the digital divide and to form an inclusive information society. An important theme of this concept is that of multilingualism for cultural diversity and participation for all the languages in cyberspace.

Media: conflict prevention and reconstruction

The World Press Freedom Day in 2004 was dedicated to the theme “Support to media in violent conflict and countries in transition.” This book explores various responses to this theme, which were presented at the UNESCO-sponsored conference in Belgrade marking Press Freedom Day.

Media and gender: a scholarly agenda for the Global Alliance on Media and Gender

There is a necessity to show some of the most significant scholarly contributions to knowledge and action towards expanding women’s participation in all communication platforms. The publication proposes a pragmatic research agenda for the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG), looking back, building on the past and looking to the future.

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Media and good governance

Since its inception, UNESCO has been defending the right to “seek, receive and impart” information. To celebrate World Press Freedom Day 2005, held in Dakar, Senegal, UNESCO chose “Media and Good Governance” as the key theme, eliciting the wide range of views that have been adapted to form this book.

Media and HIV/AIDS in East and Southern Africa: a resource book

Media and information literacy curriculum for teachers

This Media and Information Literacy Curriculum for Teachers is an important resource for Member States in their continuing work towards achieving the objectives of the Grünwald Declaration (1982), the Alexandria Declaration (2005) and the UNESCO Paris Agenda (2007) – all related to MIL.

Media and information literacy: policy and strategy guidelines

This comprehensive MIL Policy and Strategy Guidelines resource is the first of its kind to treat MIL as a composite concept, unifying information literacy and media literacy as well as considering the right to freedom of expression and access to information through ICTs. These guidelines offer a harmonized approach, which in turn enables all actors to articulate more sustained national MIL policies and strategies, describing both the process and content to be considered.

Media as partners in education for sustainable development: a training and resource kit

This training kit attempts to provide media professionals with basic information about some priority issues for sustainable development. It also provides practical exercises to inspire investigative reporting, and draws links to existing experience that may enrich the information resources of media professionals.

Media development and poverty eradication

The articles in this book have been adapted from contributions to the UNESCO-sponsored conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka marking World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2006.

Media development indicators: a framework for assessing media development

This paper defines indicators of media development in line with the priority areas of the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC): promotion of freedom of expression and media pluralism; development of community media; and human resource development (capacity building of media professionals and institutional capacity building).

Media education: a kit for teachers, students, parents and professionals

This Training Kit provides a complex and comprehensive view of media education, encompassing all media, old and new. It seeks new ways in which people can enhance their participation in the political and cultural life of the general community through the media. In particular, it promotes young people’s access to the media, while also increasing their critical appreciation of its activities. It has a sustainable development perspective and addresses some of the challenges of knowledge societies, especially the digital knowledge divide.

Media in development: an evaluation of UNESCO's International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)

The present study of the UNESCO International Programme for the Development Communication (IPDC) – undertaken at the initiative of The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs – is basically a desk study of the Programme's organizational structure, its history and impact supplemented by an evaluation of selected projects based on IPDC reports and evaluations.

Media legislation in Africa: a comparative legal survey

The study includes an overview of the existing media legislation in ten multi-party democratic countries in Africa and a comparative analysis, whilst also putting the legislation in perspective with regional and international standards, and best-practices in the field of media law conducive to freedom of expression.

Media management manual: a handbook for television and radio practitioners in countries-in-transition

The manual is designed with a specific focus on Public Service Broadcasting, but it could be used by every interested individual or media practitioner.

Media regulation and self-regulation in the Post-Soviet space

This handbook on media regulation and self-regulation is based on the outcomes of the International Summer School organized in 2009 in Belarus with the support of UNESCO’s Moscow Office. The event targeted media law experts and media educators from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and the Russian Federation.

Media regulation in the Mekong and opportunities for the development of public service and community broadcasting

This report analyses current media legislation and regulation in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam and examines the opportunities for the development of public service and community broadcasting. The report also includes useful references to Singapore.

Media sustainability index: Middle East and North Africa

Drawing on its unique experience in developing a successful Media Sustainability Index (MSI) for Europe and Eurasia over the past five years, IREX is now expanding its in-depth analysis of the conditions for independent media to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Médias & Bonne gouvernance en Afrique : Concept et cas pratiques

This book presents an overview of case studies on media and good governance. It contains articles by intellectuals and journalists from eight African countries: Benin, Burundi, Cameroun, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Mali, Senegal and Togo.

Memory of the world: documentary heritage of the peoples of the world

In 1992, UNESCO launched the Memory of the World Programme to protect and promote the world’s documentary heritage through preservation and access. This CD-ROM provides information on the Programme and its functionning.

Memories and marvels: using mind maps to design web sites and CD-ROMs about heritage and culture in the Asia-Pacific; a guide for young people and youth

Memory of the Information Society

The Internet sharpens the issues of the digital world and heritage. It obliges us to reconsider all our certainties about the very meaning of the word “preserve”, a meaning which comes to us from the remotest of past ages when humans for the first time inscribed what they knew on objects that were longer-lasting than they were, so that their memory could traverse the generations and reach us.

Memory of the World: a survey of current library preservation activities

The present document, prepared under contract with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), by Jan Lyall, National Library of Australia, is part of a series of inventories being compiled, so that UNESCO can play its role to the full as coordinator and catalyst of the Memory of the World Programme.

Memory of the World: safeguarding the documentary heritage: a guide to standards, recommended practices and reference literature related to the preservation of documents of all kinds

This document offers a guide to the important standars, recommended practices and reference works in the field of the preservation and conservation of documents of all types.

Mídia e violência urbana no Brasil

This publication features the discussion amongst community media professionals on the role of independent media in the fight against urban violence.

Model curricula for journalism education

The proposed Journalism Curricula is a generic model that can be adapted according to each country’s specific needs. It takes full cognizance of the social, economic, political and cultural contexts of developing countries and emerging democracies, highlighting the connection between democracy and journalism and arguing for a more cross-disciplinary approach within journalism training centres.

Model curricula for journalism education: a compendium of new syllabi

This publication builds on the original UNESCO Model Curricula developed in 2007 and adapted, since then, in over 60 countries. The ten new specialized syllabi on journalism education fill the gap for specialized literacies required by journalism educators to respond to new challenges.

Model Policy for Inclusive ICTs in Education of Persons with Disabilities

This model policy is part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) joint efforts to facilitate the implementation of the UNCRPD. The main objective was to develop a model policy document to be used as a template to assist UNESCO Member States in promoting the effective use of inclusive ICTs in education for learners with disabilities, although it must be emphasised that the policy objectives and actions outlined in this document are equally applicable to any learners who are vulnerable to exclusion from any sector of education.

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Multimedia Training Kit

Multimedia Training Kit (MMTK) is a comprehensive suite of open-access, interactive, learning modules covering organizational, management, content production and issue-based training, for community multimedia centres (CMCs), community radio stations and telecentres. Its production is coordinated by the UNESCO-led consortium of partners. It can be downloaded from the ItrainOnline partners’ website.

My media trainer: a self-instructional training of trainers program

This interactive, self-instructional programme and resource kit is designed to help media professionals to develop their training skills and techniques, thus enabling them to initiate and implement courses, workshops and seminars.

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