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[Video] Interview with Ramsey Tesdell of

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Ramsey Tesdell is the founder of, a citizen journalism community and training project based in Amman, Jordan. We met up with him at the Strengthening Independent Media program in Austria, which aims to map the new era of international media development. Ramsey explains the goals and activities of 7iber, his latest training efforts in Gaza, and the current state of donor investment in participatory media projects. You can learn more about Ramsey and 7iber at MediaShift and on Global Voices.


  • […] observation, pointing to the pervasive use of MXit, a mobile social network in South Africa. Ramsey Tesdell of 7iber, however, was skeptical of the “if you build it, they will come” mentality. […]

  • […] of my absolute favorite citizen media communities, which is based in Amman, Jordan. As I write this Ramsey Tesdell – also of – is back in Beirut with Noha and several other friends for the […]

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