Links We Love: 26 October

Every Friday the Quartet chooses from media we’ve consumed this week. Iuna Radi-Aid has a new Research Project Ever wondered what the people on our aid posters would say if they would be able to speak? Well, now you will find out because the amazing Radi-Aid is back with a …

ICT not 4D

Information communication technology (ICT) is increasingly used by development agencies and governments to help achieve development goals. Countless examples show the potential power ICTs have to improve the livelihoods of people and protect our planet. But there are also dark sides of ICT—sometimes intentional, other times not—that warrant a cautious, …

Links We Love: 19 October

Every Friday the Quartet chooses from media we’ve consumed this week. Iuna Creating comics to capture female solidarity in Afghanistan In Afghan hospitals for women, photographs are often unwanted. When Doctors without Borders nevertheless felt they had to share the stories of women supporting each other during birth, as well as …

‘Like minded’: the effect of echo chambers in development communications

“Echo chamber” must be one of hottest expressions right now. Even a superficial look into recent studies around it identifies some serious concerns for development communicators. The echo chamber is having a real impact on democracy, social change and all the goal development communications work towards. In the meantime, we …