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Governments, intergovernmental organizations (e.g. the UN) and non-governmental organizations (e.g. Amnesty International) have used movies, radio, TV, cable, satellites and the Internet as one component in their strategies to address agriculture, health, education and civil society needs around the world. Media can carry information, entertainment and education to center-city and remote populations, be they farmers, investors, traders or consumers. The ends to which media are deployed and to what extent depends on national policies, media ownership, operations, financing, technology, programming, and citizen preferences.