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Jillian C. York / Mediashift:
Why We Still Need World Press Freedom Day   —  Eskinder Nega is an Ethiopian journalist and blogger who, in July 2012, was convicted under the country's broad anti-terrorism law and sentenced to 18 years in prison for exercising his right to free expression.  Nega's conviction has been roundly condemned …
May 3, 2013, 9:50 AM - In context

Rezwan / Slate:
Bloggers in Bangladesh Face Threats Online and Off   —  Bangladeshi bloggers form a human chain to protest the detention of three bloggers.  —  This post combines content from two recent posts on Global Voices Advocacy.  —  With political protests raging in the capital city of Dhaka …
Apr 6, 2013, 6:05 PM - In context

Caroline O'Donovan / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Knight funds tools to fight street harassment, gender imbalance, and data without context   —  The Knight Prototype Fund has announced eight new grant winners, ranging from a data platform to monitor street harassment to a tool to better assemble video of breaking news events.
Mar 7, 2013, 9:40 AM - In context

J. Nathan Matias / MediaShift Idea Lab:
Did Global Voices Use Diverse Sources on Twitter for Arab Spring Coverage?   —  Citizen journalism and social media have become major sources for the news, especially after the Arab uprisings of early 2011.  From Al Jazeera Stream and NPR's Andy Carvin to the Guardian's “Three Pigs” …
Aug 19, 2012, 11:15 AM - In context

Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Andy Carvin on Twitter as a newsroom and being human   —  By now, many people are familiar with the story of how NPR editor Andy Carvin used Twitter to create a kind of crowdsourced newswire during the Arab Spring revolutions in the Middle East last year, inventing a brand-new kind of journalism on the fly and in full public view.
May 27, 2012, 5:30 PM - In context

Adrienne LaFrance / Nieman Journalism Lab:
On World Press Freedom Day, the spread of mobile and publishing technology shifts the playing field   —  It's World Press Freedom Day, when we set aside time to think about journalists around the world who struggle under repressive conditions to report and tell the truth.
May 3, 2012, 2:55 PM - In context

Governments Increasingly Targeting Twitter Users for Expressing Their Opinion   —  This piece is co-authored by Trevor Timm.  —  In its six years of existence, Twitter has staked out a position as the most free speech-friendly social network.  Its utility in the uprisings that swept …
Apr 11, 2012, 7:10 PM - In context

Mike Janssen / Current.org:
Digital journalists look for lessons in work of NPR's one-man newsroom … On a recent afternoon at NPR, Andy Carvin was watching a video of a protest purportedly shot in the Syrian city of Homs, a locus of that country's uprising against its repressive regime.
Mar 26, 2012, 7:55 PM - In context

Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Kony2012: new media success story or cautionary tale?   —  If it isn't the most viral social media effort in recent memory, the Kony2012 campaign — launched last week by Invisible Children to spotlight atrocities by Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony — has to be a close second: According to one estimate …
Mar 14, 2012, 5:00 AM - In context

Nancy Messieh / The Next Web:
On Twitter, people want to follow personal versus official accounts of journalists   —  The International Journal of Communication has released a report, looking back on how Twitter was used this year to disseminate information during the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia.
Dec 21, 2011, 10:45 AM - In context




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