Demand Dignity: Amplifying Voices across Multiple Platforms

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on May 03, 2011. Amnesty International has launched a campaign to amplify the voices of poor people around the world. Demand Dignity is an economic, cultural, and social rights campaign for the organization and the online platform, DemandDignity.org, was launched in May 2009. Since then, the site has collected 57,384 comments, or “voices,” from people around… Continue reading Demand Dignity: Amplifying Voices across Multiple Platforms

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Covering Protest and Revolution: Lessons from Al Jazeera’s Mobile and Citizen Media

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Mar 02, 2011. Recent events in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya have been on the minds -- and on the screens -- of people around the world. News organizations are covering the events in innovative ways, and people have noticed. More generally, the role of social media itself in protests and revolutions is also being… Continue reading Covering Protest and Revolution: Lessons from Al Jazeera’s Mobile and Citizen Media