Assessment of Conflict Sensitivity in the Ethiopian Media Editorial Policies

We are in an era when conflicts are prevalent in Ethiopia and when it is important to develop maximum sensitivity should the country solve the conflicts in peaceful dialogues. The role of the media is vital in either conflict resolution or exacerbation through war propaganda. Editorial policies are also meant to shape the narrative, set […]

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Post-2018 Ethiopian Media Landscape Review

The advancement of digital technologies, political and legal changes, and the growth in the number of journalism schools in Ethiopia have generally contributed to the overall growth of media outlets and media workers. However, there is no comprehensive source of information that shows the impact of these changes and developments in the general information ecosystem. […]

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BUSINESS TRAMPLED: Demystifying the Impact of Internet Shutdown on Start-up Businesses in Ethiopia

The Center for the Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) has launched its research report on the impact of the internet shutdown on start-up businesses in Ethiopia in a panel discussion held today on the 4th of October 2022 at the Golden Tulip hotel in Addis Ababa. The research report titled “BUSINESS TRAMPLED: Demystifying the […]

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Monitoring Social Media Conversation: The Conflict in Ethiopia, National Dialogue and Negotiation among Parties to the Conflict FEB 26 – MAR 25

Several Controversial issues related to the conflict in a part of Ethiopia and the negotiation between parties to the conflict continue to control the social media atmosphere. The video showing the security forces burning a living human has shocked social media users. Patriarch Abune Mathias’s interview and the subsequent response from Daniel Kibret, advisor to […]

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Social Media Situation Report on the Conflict in Ethiopia (July 26 – August 25, 2021)

Summary On August 3, 2021, BBC reported about another possible series of human rights violations in the westernmost parts of Tigray, which is still under the control of Amhara forces and the Eritrean army.  Bodies with gunshot wounds and hands tied behind their backs have washed up in a river in Sudan that borders Ethiopia, […]

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