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New video4change Materials Published

  13 March 2014

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.

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The Toolbox: 16 New Ways for Story-making

  11 November 2013

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.

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MOOCs Galore

  8 October 2013

Everywhere we look there seems to be another announcement for a cool MOOC course. Here is a selection of a few that we would love to take...

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A Guide to Getting Started on Wikimedia Commons

  2 October 2013

Wikimedia Commons houses more than 18 million freely licensed media files. It is the place for users to help illustrate Wikipedia and the world around them. But as many new contributors find out, understanding the world of free licenses and encyclopedic content can be a challenge. They recently released a new tutorial brochure to help make it easier to collaborate and contribute.

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[Video] How to Use the StoryMaker App

Small World News recently put together a YouTube video showing a step-by-step tutorial on how to use the StoryMaker app, which is a tool for journalists to create their own news reports using their Android phone, as safely and securely as possible.

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Witness: Learning To Use Videos For Change

  13 May 2012

WITNESS empowers people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice using user generated videos. It has trained individuals from more than 80 countries through hands-on workshops. To expand its reach WITNESS has launched its comprehensive training curriculum on human rights advocacy through video, which is available for download for free.

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Featured Guide: Data Journalism Handbook – A New Approach To Storytelling

  29 April 2012

Data-driven journalism is a journalistic process of telling stories after mining and filtering large data sets freely available online. To create a comprehensive step-by-step guide to data journalism, last November at a 48 hour workshop at Mozilla Festival in London, a number of journalists and developers started a booksprint. The Handbook (freely downloadable online) has been formally launched on 28th of April, 2012 at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia.

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Featured Guide: Creating Facebook Pages with Impact (Arabic)

  26 March 2012

The much talked about Arab Spring in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere in the Mid-East heavily relied on the Internet and social media like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Social Media Exchange (SMEX) has released a new Arabic-language guide "Creating Facebook Pages with Impact: A Guide for Arab Civil Society Organizations". The guide will be helpful to emerging Arab activists as well as more experienced organizers trying to leverage social media effectively.

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[Live Chat] Next Steps for the Blogging Positively Guide on December 2

18 November 2010

Join Rising Voices on December 2 for a live chat to revisit the "Blogging Positively" Guide, an online resource for individuals and organizations to learn how to use citizen media to discuss HIV/AIDS. This chat will explore ways to make the Guide as useful as possible.

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Working with photos in your blog

  15 May 2008

While most of the posts on Rising Voices cover the latest achievements of our grantee projects, we also want to offer readers hands-on tips to make citizen media easier to create in the developing world. As the saying goes, a photo can speak a thousands words. In this post we'll review some new online tools that make editing images and sharing them online easy and fun.