Stories about Digital Media from March, 2014
Are you using video to make your campaign a reality? Are you telling stories or filming actions with cameras - or your phone? On March 28th, we host a #GVFace with Witness to talk about tips on using video for advocacy. Here are some of their tips sheets and toolkits.
In February, the Knight Foundation launched its News Challenge, looking for ideas to promote journalism and advance media innovation asking: How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation? Here is a sampling of entries which are specifically focusing on indigenous concerns and/or endangered languages.
Wikipedia is meant to be a starting point, not a final source of knowledge. It is permanently incomplete and evolving, with continuous formal and informal review. Delving into that process, learners can explore critical reading, digital literacy and deep questions of knowledge. From Wikipedia's blog, a discussion of how educators can use wikipedia.
“We don’t want what you did here to only echo in the air, how our grandfathers used to do things..." The Sealaska Heritage Institute works with native and endangered languages in the Pacific Northwest, developing a younger generation of speakers.
Video activist or citizen journalist looking to document what is going on around you? This post gives a round up of available resources, information, and guides published in the past year for video reporting - all available in English, Arabic, and Burmese.
Wikitongues is a community effort to give all the world’s people access to all the world’s 7,000 languages by citizen-driven participatory video and blogging.
Rising Voices checks in with Yesenia Corrales, the project coordinator of HiperBarrio. She talks about the importance of blogging in her home community of La Loma in Medellin, Colombia.
Ffrwti is a new Welsh-language site, aggregating tweets and posting articles on tech, culture and language from the 15,000 Welsh-language twitter users.