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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Independent and social media platforms
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Year approved:2017

Megaphone

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Megaphone
  • Start date: 1 April 2019
  • End date: 1 April 2020

Initiative summary:

Megaphone is a media platform that unpacks the news by creating video explainers and visually engaging content on social and political issues in Lebanon. The initiative aims to counter false and hateful narratives disseminated by Lebanese media while also generating critical public debate. Since its inception in 2017, Megaphone has witnessed a significant increase in their viewership. EED’s renewed funding will allow the initiative to sustain their operations and extend their reach.

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