Members and partners of the Media Map project will present research findings,
data tools, and policy implications at conferences and events throughout 2011 and
2012. They include:
#Media Matters: GFMD World Conference Brazil 2012
Brasilia, Brazil, September 25-28, 2012
The Global Forum on Media Development will host media groups from around the world, and has expressed interest in a Media Map presentation.
Can Media Development Make Aid More Effective?
Washington, D.C., January 30, 2012
Daniel Kaufmann, Mark Nelson, and Tara Susman-Peña presented key findings from the Media Map Project and their implications for the aid effectiveness debates at the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).
International Association for
Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference
Istanbul, July 13-17,
Tara Susman-Peña, Susan Abbott and Heather Gilberds, with chair Bruce
Girard, presented a panel, “The Media Map Project: Is Media a Development
Joint Seminar on Trends in Support of Democratic Governance and Accountability:
Media Assistance Today
Paris, June 8-9, 2011
The Media Map Team helped
to organize and presented at this conference, which was co-convened by OECD
Development Assistance Committee’s Network on Governance (OECD DAC GOVNET), the
World Bank Institute, Internews, and the BBC World Service Trust.
International Society for New
Institutional Economics (ISNIE) Conference
Stanford University, Palo
Alto CA, June 16-18, 2011
Sanjukta Roy presented “Media Development and
Economic Development – Sub Saharan Africa.”
Boston, May 26-30, 2011
Sanjukta Roy staffed a
booth where conference participants interacted with the Media Map visualization
tool and database.
Washington, DC, May 1-3, 2011
Tara Susman-Peña presented
“Beyond Press Freedom: Why Data on Media Matters.”
Media, Social Media, and Democratic Governance
West Sussex, U.K., May
Tara Susman-Peña presented “Some Examples of Effective Support to
Media” at Wilton Park.
Pressure: The Media in Africa Conference
New York, April 27th, 2011
Sanjukta Roy presented “Media Development and Economic Development – A Closer
Look at Sub Saharan Africa” with Michael Behrman of Columbia University.
Strengthening Responsible Governance
and Business in Africa
Brussels, November 2010
The Media Map team
organized a special thematic event, “The media’s role in strengthening
responsible governance and business in Africa” as part of the World Bank’s
and Development Conference
Schloss Eichholz, Germany, November 2010
Tara Susman-Peña presented Media Map research methodology at The ‘Fourth Estate’
in Democracy Assistance: Practices and Challenges of German and International
Media Development Cooperation.
UN Digital Lounge
New York, September 2010
Mark Nelson and Tara Susman-Peña presented an
overview of the project and research questions during the Millennium Development Goals