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Thank you for visiting my site. I've uploaded a collection of my work, from daily newspapers such as the Columbia Missourian and the Wisconsin State Journal, non-profit blogs such as MobileActive.org, audio reports from the Global Journalist radio program, and a list of other publications and endeavors. Just click on the pages above or scroll… Continue reading Thank you for visiting my online portfolio.

Closing the Gap in Indigenous Australia with Mobile Journalism

In a crisp, 6-minute mobile video, Gerald Yawulkpuy introduces the local news from his community. Welcome to Ramo News – all the news from Ramingining. My name is Gerald Yawulkpuy, good evening. Tonight, the very successful Youth Week Program. The Court in town for the first time, and the opening of our wet season swimming pool.… Continue reading Closing the Gap in Indigenous Australia with Mobile Journalism

Umuntu Media: A Local Focus, Across the African Continent

The population of the African continent is 1 billion people, but only one registered URL exists for every 10,000 Internet users. What this means is that there are relatively few locally owned Internet sites, The population of the African continent is 1 billion people, but only one registered URL exists for every 10,000 Internet users. What this means is… Continue reading Umuntu Media: A Local Focus, Across the African Continent

Use Bambuser to Live-Stream your News Content

When you cover it all -- from severe weather to council meetings to fire rescue -- how do you engage an audience while sharing breaking news? Live-streaming may be the answer. Michelle Li and the WECT newsroom in Wilmington, North Carolina, are using Bambuser to live stream reports from the newsroom and the field, using laptops with webcams and the Bambuser… Continue reading Use Bambuser to Live-Stream your News Content

From Somalia to the UK, 24-hour Audio News Coverage via Mobile

Somalia is suffering through its worst drought in 60 years, and people are fleeing the famine and conflict. A large number of Somalians already live in diasporas across Africa, Europe, and North America. A new service from Voice of America’s Somalia Service and AudioNow makes it easier for Somalians in the United Kingdom to listen to coverage of the drought and… Continue reading From Somalia to the UK, 24-hour Audio News Coverage via Mobile

Somalia Speaks: Sharing Stories from the Horn of Africa

In the Horn of Africa, Somalia makes headlines but often only because of drought, famine, crisis, and insecurity. Al Jazeera launched Somalia Speaks to help amplify stories from people and their everyday lives in the region -- all via SMS. Somalia Speaks is a collaboration between Souktel, a Palestinian-based organization providing SMS messaging services, Ushahidi, Al Jazeera, Crowdflower, and the African… Continue reading Somalia Speaks: Sharing Stories from the Horn of Africa