· February, 2014

Stories about Interview from February, 2014

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[StoryMaker] Emad Shenouda of Al Sawt al Hurr in Egypt

  17 February 2014

At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Emad Shenouda of Al Sawt al Hurr in Egypt, one of the local coordinators of the project, who shared his experience with the StoryMaker trainings in Egypt, about the local nature of the content and about ongoing challenges.

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[Arab Bloggers 14] Dina El Hawary of Meedan

  12 February 2014

Another participant we spoke to at the Arab Bloggers Meeting was Dina El Hawary from Meedan. She provided an overview of the platform and training for the Checkdesk project that she has been working with is Checkdesk, which helps facilitate collaborative verification of social media.

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[Arab Bloggers 14] Bukeni Waruzi of Witness

  10 February 2014

During the recent Arab Bloggers Meeting (AB14) held in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Bukeni Waruzi of Witness, who spoke about his role in AB14, and provided some words of advice for fellow citizen media trainers working in the field.

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A Second Living Room: the Public Library Zavidovići's Youth Corner

  6 February 2014

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, many students commute from rural communities every day by bus to attend school in town. For young students, this often means long hours waiting for buses with nothing to do. Located just next to a bus station, the librarians at the Zavidovići Public Library created a program where students could be trained in new technologies and use their formerly empty time productively.