Penn’s Annenberg School to Assist in Developing News Media Infrastructure in Afghanistan

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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798February 22, 2011

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is involved with an effort to build a more robust media system in war-torn Afghanistan.

The School’s Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) is helping to shape and execute a large scale United States Agency for International Development (USAID) effort to foster independent radio, create a supporting legal culture that can sustain a freer communications environment, and analyze what media approaches are most effective in sustaining democratic values.   

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