For the second consecutive year, Jacobo Quintanilla, Internews Director of Humanitarian Communication Programs Internews, has been selected as a judge for the Global Mobile Awards 2014 - Best Use of Mobile in Emergency or Humanitarian Situations category.
The CDAC Network is pleased to invite you to its next '101' Seminar which will be on the use of Social Media for Emergencies. This exciting, practically focused event will be led by Network Members Internews and the World Food Program (WFP), and hosted by Plan UK. Anahi Ayala of Internews and Greg Barrow of WFP will lead the event.
Internews is hosting a Meetup on Online Hate Speech around the Globe.
Internews Project Director, Will Ferroggiaro will discuss Internews’ human rights program which focuses on the role of media in conflict, whether inciting violence or mitigating its causes. Currently, Internews works with local partners in Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, and Burma to monitor media for hate speech.
Ferroggiaro will open up a discussion on things such as:
The Internews Center for Innovation & Learning has been asked to organize and lead the Knowledge Track at the International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM), one of the leading humanitarian technology events of the year. The all-day pre-conference event takes place on November 19 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The ICCM brings together humanitarian, human rights, development and media organizations with the world's best technology companies, software developers and academics.
Kathleen Reen, Internews Vice President for ICT Policy and Programs, will be participating at the General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). She will be a key speaker during the plenary session led by the IFRC Youth Commission on the post-2015 Development Agenda.
Internews staff are presenting at the 2013 Conference of International Broadcasters' Audience Research Services (CIBAR) in a session entitled "What counts as impact?" in which each media development organization presents on what impact means for them and their organization and how they measure it.
CIBAR seeks to promote a deeper understanding among public service international broadcasters of both the practices and value of audience research and audience relations activities.
Citizens Rising: Independent Journalism and the Spread of Democracy is a new book by Internews Founder and President Emeritus David Hoffman that reflects decades of experience at the frontlines of social change, from the perspective of independent journalists and activists working to revolutionize information. This is the first book to recount the story of the media activists who helped transform contemporary history with consequences that will continue to reverberate into our future.