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"Press 2 for Chickens": Innovating African Radio Stations

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Two years ago, Bev Clark, the co-founder of Kubatana.net , was awarded a large grant in the Knight News Challenge for Freedom Fone, an open-source software platform for distributing news and information through interactive voice response (IVR) technology. . Saunderson-Meyer said it “provides a particularly important alternative communication medium for community radio stations in Zimbabwe, as no community radio stations have received licences to operate.” .

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Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

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She was also awarded their annual Ida B. BB: Can you talk a little bit about the program, how long it is, what the women learn, and what some of the challenges are for them to make the training happen within their every day life? Are they women with families, are they young, are they old, and how are they fitting the training into what I am sure is a very busy, and already challenging life? We are training women at all levels in their life.

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