Stories about Citizen Media from November, 2016
"Found an ATM with cash and absolutely no crowd. The ATM has only 2000 notes hence no one wants"
Trinidad and Tobago's longstanding commitments to universal education are juxtaposed with the harsh reality of society's marginalised.
"The Hobbit is good. All children should develop good hobbits. #ShilpaShettyReviews"
"In a country where women and kids are often subjected to violent crimes, this normalization of an aggressive act becomes even more problematic."
Free Basics is a collaboration between Facebook and mobile providers that allows access for free but limited access to internet.
"Being delivered into this world by someone brain-defected, the deputy to the Kabul clerical council must himself be without a brain."
"It's impossible to live in the Xingu River today. I don't stand a chance. People use to live well. Now they survive," one local woman said.
"Our mission is use information technology to preserve and promote Mali’s rich linguistic, material, and immaterial heritage."
"To all the other Caribbean government heads, please take a page from his book. One of the good pages."
Yet Another Report on Extrajudicial Killings Backs Up Jamaican Human Rights Defenders’ Calls for Police Reform
Amnesty International's new report explores the abuse of power by Jamaican police and the fraught, protracted path to justice for victims' families.
Ten years after its first appearance, Periodismo Ciudadano, an organization devoted to user-generated content, reflects on the evolution of online media and the cases that moved readers and witnesses.
Rick Ray uploaded a video saying officials confiscated his drone -- not because he did anything wrong, but because they wanted to resell it for profit.
"What are the real differences between one portrait and another? What is offensive in one nipple that isn't in the other?"
Hussein Baydoun was barred from photographing the PM after this image was published. Photographs he took during last year's ‘you stink’ protests against government corruption were featured in numerous outlets.
"Volunteers make our communities safer; they stand up for human rights and lobby for positive change [...] Their collective efforts can make Jamaica a more vibrant, healthy country."
Madagascar, where the majority of people still live in poverty, has spent vast sums of money to organise a major summit. How much money exactly, nobody knows.
"I am not saying either was right or wrong but excuse me if I DON'T take the word of the esteemed members of the T&T Police Service as gospel!!"
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is known for its lack of public transport and notorious traffic jams.
This week we start in the US, where Omar Mohamad narrates his piece "America I used to love you", and then we take you to Cuba, Syria, and Taiwan.
The court ruled that forcing search engines to adjudicate removal requests would give too much responsibility to search engines, effectively making them into digital censors.
The threats and opportunities presented by our digital world and the rise of the 'Fifth Estate' were explored at a symposium at Melbourne University's Networked Society Institute.