U.S. Department of State
North Korea Media Access Assessment
InterMedia provides a rare window on North Koreans’ access to media and information sources in a unique research project sponsored by the State Department. Through interviews with North Korean refugees and those able to travel in neighboring countries, InterMedia has assembled an in-depth view of how the domestic North Korean information landscape is changing and what that means for engaging citizens there.
Advancing Public Diplomacy Impact
InterMedia, in partnership with GDIT, is wrapping up a year-long multicountry evaluation of the U.S. State Department’s public diplomacy efforts. InterMedia is developing indicators and knowledge that will help improve the Department’s ability to baseline the current state of target audience attitudes, beliefs and engagement with U.S. public diplomacy activities, and to gauge the likely success of future public diplomacy The project covers Brazil, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco and Turkey.
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Afghan Educational & Cultural Grants
InterMedia is conducting a nationwide evaluation of educational and cultural grant activities across Afghanistan, ranging from English language, arts and media training to youth and sports programs, and cultural heritage sites and library grants. The multiphase evaluation assesses the extent to which the grants are helping to increase engagement with Afghans, especially youth, and to strengthen Afghan civil society based on four key factors: knowledge and skill acquisition, positive change in attitudes and behaviors, increased engagement and linkages, and satisfaction with grant activities.