MIM Interview Series

Independent Journalism as a Pillar of Peace

Showing diverse policy communities that independent journalism is a fundamental pillar of global peace can marshal much-needed support for an embattled media sector, says Devon Terrill, Program Officer for Media Programming at the Stanley Foundation in Iowa.

Breaking Out of the 24/7 News Cycle

Media professionals are finding it difficult to navigate a rapidly accelerating news cycle with dwindling resources, says Dr. Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director of Fritt Ord, a Norwegian foundation dedicated to promoting free expression.

Disrupting the Media Development Sector

The media development sector is due a transformation to better reflect the rapid evolution of journalism and news media, says Miguel Castro, Senior Officer for Global Media Partnerships at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Journalism Has to Reinvent Itself

Journalism has to build a new identity and convince people there is value in it, says Maria Teresa Ronderos, the head of the Program on Independent Journalism (PIJ) at the London-based Open Society Foundations (OSF).