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Open Space was privileged to showcase the cartoons of the late Abu Abraham. An accompanying essay and a comment...
Hege Dalen and Toril Hansen saved 40 youngsters from the Utøya massacre, so why have we hardly heard about them?
Citizen journalism initiatives such as Global Voices, Open File and Media Co-operative get readers to tell editors what should be covered and how. They talk to the people affected first, and to the decision-makers later. A second report from the recent Citizen Media Conference in Montreal
Anjali Deshpande describes how Deccan Development Society’s community media project has put the video camera in the hands of 20 poor, dalit women, empowering them in unimaginable ways.
What is the effect of the no-holds-barred media coverage of events? The real issues get obscured by lurid voyeurism, says Pranoti Chirmuley reacting to the media frenzy that surrounded the terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
From Vozmob, which helps Latin American immigrant workers in Los Angeles create and distribute stories about their lives using cell phones to an interactive network for Inuit and other indigenous communities, there is a growing universe of marginalised voices populating the Web. A report from a recent Citizen Media conference in Montreal