Media Educational Development Initiative for Africa (MEDIA) is the flagship professional development program for Africa. M.E.D.I.A provides platforms for journalists exchange program among journalists in Africa and other parts of the world notably Europe and the United States of America.
Media Educational Development Initiative for Africa – MEDIA is an exchange program designed for professional development of journalists from Africa. Participants share ideas and skills with their counterparts from other parts of the world on contemporary journalism practice. Typically, M.E.D.I.A. program invites distinguished scholars and journalists to share knowledge and expertise on Africa focusing on the media’s role in supporting democracy, public policy, and peace building.
At the CMPI-sponsored Public Lecture, Nigerian-born election expert, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu speaks of participatory democracy in Africa and says “you cannot pursue real development without having institutions, governments, legislatures, and systems that can transit from one another without violence; where leadership can change without violence and where sovereignty belongs to the people….”