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Mozambican Newspaper Wins Innovation Grant to Develop a “Citizen Desk”

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Media & Journalism, Technology

Global Voices partner [1] in Mozambique, @Verdade [2] newspaper, is one of the winners of the African News Innovation Challenge, ICFJ announced [3] today, November 28, 2012. The innovation grant will be used to implement a “Citizen Desk [4]” in partnership with Sourcefabric [5]: “a tool that allows news organisations to create a mobile-optimised platform for aggregating, verifying, publishing and rewarding citizen journalism”.