This study examined how the media in Nigeria framed people with disabilities and issues concerning them with a view to appreciating how news media frames impact society’s
perception of people with disabilities. A textual analysis method was used to examine newspapers’ reports of disability within the period of a decade – 2001 to 2010. The sample was
drawn from two major newspapers in Nigeria – Daily Trust based in Abuja, north-central Nigeria and Nigerian Tribune based in Ibadan, south-western Nigeria. This was done to ascertain
whether cultural and religious differences between the no...
Received this international award on World Mountain Day in Kathmandu, Nepal
ICT for Mountain Development Award 2014
11 Dec 2014
ICIMOD is pleased to announce the four winners of the ICT for Mountain Development Award 2014. They are Avinash Jha and Sibjan Chaulagain from Nepal, Jayprakash Panwar from India, Suleman Mazhar from Pakistan, and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, Nepal
ICIMOD called for entries for the ‘ICT for Mountain Development Award 2014’ on 5 June 2014. The award seeks to recognize ICT-enabled innovations, good practices, and applications that help promote mountain development and environmental conservation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) regio...
On February 15 - 16, 2013, Prof. Dr. Angkana Tongpoon Patanasorn, Deputy Dean for Academic and International Affairs of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University kindly presided over the opening of “Esaan Development Fair” at Khon Kaen University. The Esaan Development Fair, the final event for the IFP program, served as a formal closing for the IFP program in Thailand before it officially closes in June 2013.
After the opening, Dr. Mary S. Zurbuchen, Director for IFP Asia and Russia, from the IFP Office in New York launched the IFP Thailand commemorative book entitled...
The IFP Program in Thailand in partnership with the Thai Fund Foundation organized the “Resource Mobilisation and Proposal Writing Workshop” for the IFP fellows and representatives from local development agencies based in the Northeast on March 9-15, 2013.
The objective of the workshop was to build capacity of the local development agencies in the Northeast of Thailand in preparation for the possible receding funding from the foreign donors. It also aimed at ending the organizations to become financially viable through different fundraising activities. The workshop’s activities incorporated...
On December 9-12, 2012, IFP Thailand Alumni Network (IFP THAN) organized the International Conference on ASEAN's Impacts on the Poor (ICAMP) at Khon Kaen University, Thailand. Representatives from IFP Alumni Association from China, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam also participated in this activity.
Short VDO clip of ICAMP can be viewed at:
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About my work
As Walter Lippmann once said, "social documentary encourages social improvement. Its mildest goal is the public education". The present book investigates possibilities and potential of documentaries, film and television as a catalyst for social change. The book is a chronological history of visual media, particularly films and documentaries. It covers the global visual history of social issues, right from the beginning to new era of new media technology. The first chapter investigates how film and documentary raised the human rights issues in different time periods of visual history at globa...
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