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[Video] Interview with David Hoffman of Internews

Categories: Interview, Video

David Hoffman is the founder and president of Internews [1], one of the first media development organizations. In this video David explains how Internews got its start by coordinating a two-way satellite link-up between Soviet youth in Moscow and Americans [2] at the 1982 US Festival [3] sponsored by Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak [4]. He goes on to describe more of the history of the media development field, how funders can both help and hurt, and the role of citizen journalism in media development and civic participation.