Stories about Citizen Media Rising Session

May 5, 2010

Bolivia: Learning From Your Neighbors

Sometimes it is not such a bad thing to be a couple of years behind our neighbors when it comes to citizen media. One major advantage is that we can learn from others and watch what has worked.

Will the Internet Change Elections in Colombia This Month?

Mockus is being called the Colombian Obama... but in the US internet penetration is at 78%. Will the power of the social networks truly affect the elections in Colombia, where only 46% of the population has internet access?

Three Stories on the Internet's Impact in China

Three stories over the past two years illustrate the potential impact of the internet on China. So far, though, it remains an outlet for public discontent rather than a force to bring about reform.

May 4, 2010

The Challenges of Blogging in Gaza

The Gaza war was not a particularly representative period in terms of blogging; in a situation of fear and uncertainty, writing about your experience online, assuming you have the physical means to, may not be your first instinct.

Citizen Media in the Context of India

Gaurav Mishra is a speaker on the first day of the Summit in the Citizen Media Rising session.

May 3, 2010

Periodismo ciudadano en Argentina

Jorge Gobbi is a speaker on the first day of the Summit in the Citizen Media Rising Session.

Macedonia: State of the Blogosphere

Filip Stojanovski is a speaker on the first day of the Summit in the Citizen Media Rising Session.

The State of Citizen Media in Madagascar

Lova Rakotomalala is a speaker on the first day of the Summt in the Citizen Media Rising session.

May 2, 2010

Three Key Moments of Egyptian Citizen Media

Eman AbdElRahman is a speaker on the first day of the Summt in the Citizen Media Rising session.

The Rise of the Morocco “Blogoma”

Hisham is a speaker on the first day of the Summit in the "Citizen Media Rising" session