Stories about Digital Media from November, 2013
Africa's Technological Potential: the Next Frontier?
As Africa becomes the next frontier for digital development, we take a look a some recent initiatives to explore the way new technologies are developing across the continent.
Tweets2Rue: Making Homeless Connections
Because no one is better situated to speak about the problems of the homeless than the homeless themselves, a new project enables five of them to tweet their concerns, and their hopes, and their daily lives.
The Toolbox: 16 New Ways for Story-making
Are you a visual person (and do you want to tell your story that way)? Or do you need to be alerted the next time a report comes out on the president of Moldova? Here are some new tools to help you research your next story, and new platforms (like timelines and interactive images) for easily and clearly presenting information.
#teachtheweb: Encouraging Web Literacy Around the World
The Mozilla Foundation is creating teaching resources to increase web literacy. Laura Hilliger, one of their team, says that learning how to code and understanding the internet, even without a good internet connection, is a key part of education today.
Surprising Expansion: One Workshop Unexpectedly Goes Global
What happens when you put your local workshop course online? You might end up with global participants...