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Session Notes: Social Media’s Role in Conflict Reporting

A discussion about social media responsibility in solving some issues, especially when the society fails to solve them.

Session Notes: Ushahidi – Crisis

Deploying Ushahidi more complicated than using it. Tech team working on the platform so it will be easy to deploy for anyone without technical knowledge.

Session Notes: China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Russia

An open discussion about the state of social media and the society in China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Russia

Session Notes: Bibliotecas/Libraries

Cómo se puede acceder a la información, y como la biblioteca ayuda a formar ciudadanos?

Session Notes: Technology and Transparency

On Thursday afternoon Anne Arnold from the World Bank lead a breakout session with around 20 summit attendees on digital media, technology and government accountability.

HiperBarrio Project – Colombia

Yessenia presented the Hiperbarrio project in Colombia. It started with a small group of people at a library...

Announcing the Breaking Borders Award Winners

Honoring those who are working to advance free expression on the Internet.

Blogging Since Childhood – Uruguay

Blogging since Childhood (Blogging desde infancia) was presented by Pablo Flores.

Session Notes: Digital Divide

The lack of connection to the Internet. How people are going to learn how to use to use the Internet after they get the access.

Session Notes: Old Media and New Media

A comparison between Old and New Media, and the advantages and disadvantages of each of them.