Turkmenistan: Report Highlights Struggles and Support Strategies for Exiled Media Outlets
Friday, June 21, 2024 10:30 AM

A May report by highlights the struggles and support needs of exiled media outlets based on interviews with 25 organizations from 17 countries. The report details structural challenges faced by these outlets, such as navigating legal complexities and international banking regulations, as well as organizational challenges such as verifying information remotely and ensuring staff safety. Most exiled media operate in a hybrid model and rely heavily on donor funding. To assist these outlets, the report suggests fostering networking opportunities, providing flexible funding, and offering legal assistance for registration in host countries.

Compiled from: "Challenges Faced by the Exiled Turkmen Media," Progres Foundation, June 13, 2024.