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Independent Media Development Abroad: Challenges Exist in Implementing US Efforts and Measuring Results

June 29, 2005

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US Government Accountability Office

The Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development obligated at least $40 million in fiscal year 2004 for the development of independent media , including activities such as journalism and business management training and support for legal and regulatory frameworks. About 60 percent of the fiscal year 2004 USAID and State obligations identified supported independent media development projects in Europe and Eurasia .  This report discusses challenges in designing performance indicators and accurately measuring and reporting results directly tied to the performance of U.S. independent media efforts, as well as challenges to  implementation of media development efforts, including a changing political condition, sustainability of local media outlets, and coordination between donors and providers.

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