· March, 2012

Stories about Case Studies from March, 2012

Tunisia: A National Network Of Alternative And Citizen Media

31 March 2012

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 create citizen journalism clubs in youth centres. The goal is to have a national network of alternative and citizen media, using simple blogging platforms, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

IsumaTV: Preserving Indigenous Media And Connecting Native Communities

  30 March 2012

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 communities around the world become connected. There are currently over 2600 videos in 46 different Indigenous languages archived in the platform. The site is available in either high or low bandwidth for those in more rural communities.

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

  5 March 2012

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 media made by and for Indigenous people in remote Australia. IndigiTUBE includes both a radio portal and a video streaming service.

Project Unbreakable: Using Words Of Abuse For Awareness And Healing

  3 March 2012

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 Project Unbreakable. Grace's scope is using photography to help heal sexual abuse survivors by asking them to write a quote from their attacker on a poster and photographing them holding the poster.