Saeedullah Orakzai firmly believes in the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. But that becomes a big problem when many photos being disseminated of Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) depict only conflict, the alumnus says.
(This article originally appeared on the CDAC Network website.)
On 4th June the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Accountability Peer Learning Group held a learning event on interagency Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) in the Central African Republic (CAR), at the Save the Children office in London.
(Internews' Listening Post project in New Orleans is covered in the article from Ozy.)
If you came across a microphone just planted in the middle of your neighborhood, what would you say into it? What if the microphone was tucked into a hanging cardboard tree and had a series of questions taped next to it, begging to be answered?
On April 30, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network and CITRIS (Center for Information Research in the Interest of Society) presented a symposium – Groundtruth and Airwaves: Sensor Networks and Emerging Technology for Environmental Journalism – at Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, University of California, Berkeley.
(This article from USAID covers some of Internews' projects supporting independent media around the world.)
“Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” (Article 19, Universal Declaration of Human Rights)