31.03.2011 - Natural Sciences Sector

Report: Assessment of media development in Timor-Leste based on UNESCO’s media development indicators

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This report, prepared for UNESCO by the Executive Director of the Centre for Law and Democracy, Toby Mendel, assesses the overall state of media development in Timor-Leste. Its analysis is based on UNESCO’s “Media development indicators: a framework for assessing media development”.

Following the five categories of this framework, “Assessment of media development in Timor-Leste” is divided into five chapters addressing the country’s regulatory system, media diversity, the role of the media as a platform for democratic discourse, professional capacity building and infrastructure.


It can be accessed here.



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