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Trust, Influence and Connectivity: the Final Report

9 May

The mission of the Internews Center for Innovation &  Learning is to support the ability of individuals  and communities to access the information they need to make informed decisions about their lives and futures. The research that produced this report was born out of the recognition that advancing this potential begins with an understanding that goes beyond technical knowledge of … Read More

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Harnessing Design Research in Pakistan

17 Dec

The tools in this Hub and its companion Guide feature a running case study to illustrate how design research can apply to media development. All examples are drawn from an investigation conducted in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) region of Pakistan in September 2012. Socially, economically, and politically, FATA is the least developed region in Pakistan. Sixty-six percent of … Read More

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Welcome to the Design for Media Development Resource Hub!

16 Dec

In 1980, I was working on the Thai-Cambodian border in a refugee camp of over 130,000 displaced individuals. This was my first experience in the international humanitarian and development space. A number of organizations were present providing assistance, and all were effective in their own way. But one organization impressed me in particular for the degree of proximity they maintained … Read More

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Recent Outputs

Design Guidelines

Design Guidelines

Design guidelines are abstracted but actionable guidelines that clarify what principles are essential for programming, but are independent of any intervention.

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Research and Design Report

Research and Design Report

The final report that helps anchor the core rationale, including key findings and insights, conceptual frameworks, and other artifacts of the design research process.

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Conceptual Framework

Conceptual Framework

Examples of the different visualisations of conceptual frameworks and the one framework we developed.

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Missing Pieces

Missing Pieces

A visual graph to show new topics and areas emerging from the connections identified in the previous process.

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Connections

Connections

The result of the creative process used to find connections and patterns between each disparate idea.

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Data Wall

Data Wall

A visual map of findings that represents a shared process to capture all research findings.

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Field Research Guide

Field Research Guide

A practical guide for the researchers on the ground with tips, suggestions and guidelines on research methodologies.

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Question Guides

Question Guides

A practical guide with key questions to be asked to consumers and producers of information.

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