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March, 2012

Stories from March, 2012

31 March 2012

Tunisia: A National Network Of Alternative And Citizen Media

The award winning Tunisian blog Nawaat, in partnership with Tunisian Ministère de la Jeunesse et des Sports & Canal France Internationale (CFI), has launched a new project in Tunisia to...

30 March 2012

IsumaTV: Preserving Indigenous Media And Connecting Native Communities

Isuma.tv from Canada is an independent interactive social networking website of Inuit and Aboriginal films launched in January 2008. The site hosts films for free and intends to help Native...

21 March 2012

Iraq: First Conference For Iraqi Bloggers

The first conference for the Iraqi bloggers took place during 8-9 February in the city of Sulaymaniyah. It was organized by the Iraqi Network for Social Media and more than...

16 March 2012

Video Contest: Everyday Digital Native – Cast Your Vote Now

The juries of the “Everyday Digital Native” video contest organized by The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), India, and HIVOS shortlisted 12 videos for the next round. You can...

11 March 2012

Singing The National Anthem In Their Own Language (Part 2)

In our second feature on the examples of citizen media videos of national anthems sung in indigenous or less spoken languages, we see that in many countries it is prohibited...

8 March 2012

Ségou Villages: Finding a Way to Connect in Rural Mali

Rural residents in the Ségou villages have a difficult time accessing the internet, but the project Ségou Villages Connection has been helping these villages find a way. Based on personal...

5 March 2012

IndigiTUBE: Media Made By And For The Indigenous People In Remote Australia

Aboriginal people in remote parts of Australia remain the most marginalized group in the country who face poverty and discrimination everyday. IndigiTUBE is an online community for sharing and accessing...

3 March 2012

Project Unbreakable: Using Words Of Abuse For Awareness And Healing

Grace Brown, a student at New York’s School of Visual Arts, was so moved by the horrific descriptions of sexual abuse from a victim that she started photography project called...