Monthly Archives: December 2014

For Azerbaijan, IREX is SPY-REX
Why authoritarian regimes are scared of American NGOs?

(The edited version of this article was originally published by RFERL/RadioAzadliq on Dec. 17. 2014) The U.S. nonprofit organization IREX (International Research and Exchange Board) has worked in post-Soviet Azerbaijan for 16 years supporting academic exchanges and independent media development. But these days life isn’t easy for international media advocates in Azerbaijan: the country is […]


Liveblog: Mandy Jenkins on Social Media and Journalism

Mandy Jenkins is the Open Newsroom Editor for Storyful – a social news agency that distributes breaking news and community generated content. Jenkins spoke to the students of American University Interactive Journalism program on December 6 about Social Media and Journalism. Follow a liveblog of Jenkin’s remarks below.   Live Blog Social Media and Journalism […]