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October 18, 2016

Nigerian Radio Broadcasts Two New Dramas

October 18, 2016 — On the morning of October 11th, more than 300 people gathered at the Starview Palace Hotel in Gwarinpa. Representatives from various UN agencies, foundations, non-governmental organizations, Nigerian media outlets, community leaders, health agencies, and religious groups gathered to celebrate two new stories that began...

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October 17, 2016

Population Media Center to Contribute Thoughts Toward the Deep Ecology Manifesto

October 17, 2016 — Deep ecology takes a perspective that goes beyond the common label of environmentalism. Deep ecology indicates a commitment to the inherent value of all living creatures. It’s a shift from the emphasis that often accompanies environmental efforts, the need or benefit to human sustainability,...

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September 20, 2016

ID Comms announces global CSR partnership with Population Media Center

September 20, 2016 — ID Comms, the global media management consultancy, has announced a global partnership with Population Media Center (PMC), a non-governmental organization that uses mass media to promote the health and rights of women and girls and protect the environment. ID Comms will provide marketing advice,...

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September 12, 2016

East Los High: Entertainment that Means Something

September 12, 2016 — On July 15th, fans got what they had been waiting for – season four of East Los High was now available on Hulu. To date, the program has received no fewer than 5 Emmy nominations and is one of the top performing shows on Hulu....

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September 6, 2016

One Story Ends and Another Begins: Burundi Celebrates Progress

September 6, 2016 — On August 23rd, the drums could be heard in Bujumbura. The Drummers of Burundi are well-known for their loud, energetic percussions, their bright red, green, and white outfits, and for their acrobatic dance moves – not to mention the huge drums on their heads....

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August 12, 2016

On a Mission at Population Media Center

August 12, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Global impact requires strategy and coordination. Almost two years ago, Population Media Center gathered its headquarters staff at a retreat in Burlington, Vermont. It was an opportunity to reflect on where the organization had been and, importantly, where it wanted to...

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July 20, 2016

Population Media Center Welcomes Lauren Montgomery-Rinehart as Program Manager

July 20, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT– Population Media Center, a US-based nonprofit that uses entertainment to promote human rights, health, and environmental protection, is pleased to announce the arrival of Lauren Montgomery-Rinehart as a Program Manager. She’ll be joining the headquarters team in the South Burlington, Vermont...

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July 19, 2016

“Papa Goliath” Changes

July 19, 2016 — KANANGA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO– Valentin Mitendo, producer of a popular radio drama in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was thrilled to learn he would get the opportunity to meet Claude Bangumba while conducting research in Kananga. Claude was known to his...

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June 2, 2016

Superstar Rajesh Hamal Says “Cut” to Listen to His Favorite Radio Drama

June 2, 2016 — KATHMANDU, NEPAL – With the film crew in the midst of an action scene, the martial arts superstar being filmed says “cut!” Usually, the director makes this call, but this is a unique case. Rajesh Hamal, a Nepali actor with so much notoriety people...

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May 23, 2016

Celebrating Ed Barry

May 23, 2016 — It is with sadness we share news of the passing of our colleague Edwin A. Barry (pictured in center) on Saturday night after a long battle with cancer. He founded the Sustainable World Initiative in 2008 at our sister organization, the Population Institute. Ed was a...

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