Rising Voices editor, radio features producer, photographer. Interests include storytelling, the politics behind photography, and terrariums. Originally from New York, she is currently based in Paris, France. Tweets @zigzagrailroad and on soundcloud as “midden productions”
Latest posts by Laura Morris from August, 2013
24 Hours to Hack for Mexico
FreedomHack, a 24-hour hackathon taking place in Washington DC, tried to tackle some of the problems facing Mexico's journalists. Coming up with new, simple ideas, to help journalists to stay secure and to get their stories out, the apps will be taken to Mexico for testing on the ground.
Romanticizing Indigneous People: Digital Barriers in South East Asia
Asia Indigenous People’s Pact works for access to all forms of media for indigenous people in Asia. A recent Indigenous Voices in Asia meeting in Bangkok found one of many culprits to be "romanticizing, stereotyping and criminalizing indigenous peoples in mainstream media".
Health + Data = 2014 Knight News Challenge
The Knight News Challenge has just announced the topic for its next round of applications, this year with a focus on health and data.