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A 'Marshall Plan' for Ukraine

Ukraine

I’ve just discovered APC after many years of advocacy for ICT for development.

Without journalists many human rights abuses would never be uncovered

Paris, France

Recognising outstanding contributions by the media, 30 journalists from around the world will be selected by a professional international jury in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal D

Heritage content in Syrian countryside Memory

Syria

Heritage content in Syrian countryside Memory .

As part of the Reefnet project in support social and heritage content and to pass memories of people in rural community.

Producing Sarawak Gone

Sarawak

SARAWAK-GONE.jpgSARAWAK-GONE.jpg Sarawak Gone is a micro-docs video series exploring four remote Bidayuh communities accessible by foot within an hour’s drive from Kuching, capital city of Sarawak, Malaysia. apc.au’s Andrew Garton provides an overview of the process of gathering material for this series currently in the making.

A small team left Kuching for what turned out to be an 18 km trek visiting four remote Bidayuh communities. It was epic! We were shooting material for the micro-docs series, Sarawak Gone.

Sarawak Gone explores four remote Bidayuh communities accessible by foot within an hour’s drive from Kuching, capital city of Sarawak, Malaysia. They will lose their livelihood, traditional lands and culture, their rights and heritage with the development of the controversial Bengoh Dam project.

From Kuching to Sapporo

On location SarawakOn location Sarawak I’m writing from Kuching, capital city of Sarawak, the second largest Malaysian state on the island of Borneo. I’m here for a month working on the micro-docs series, Sarawak Gone, which you can read about on APC News.

On 27 July I head for Sapporo, Japan where I will participate in the next iCommons iSummit that will see the production of video, Identifying The Commons, for both APC and the iCommons. Identifying The Commons will support the APC Strategic Scoping Paper, Growing the Global Information Commons.

For more information on the video and paper go to:

Hofstra Progressive Student Union

Hofstra University - Hempstead, New York

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Europe votes on anti-piracy laws

London, United Kingdom

Europeans suspected of putting movies and music on file-sharing networks could be thrown off the web under proposals before Brussels.

News, via SMS, claimed to reach 60,000 subscribers in eastern India

GOA, India

A journlalist I know, Jatindra Dash from the eastern Indian state of Orissa, started this rather interesting SMS-based news-service in the Oriya language which is spoken by some 31 million people.

Reefnet Project in Syria lunched Mobile Computer Lab (E-BAG)

Salamieh Telecentre

Reefnet Project in Syria lunched Mobile Computer Lab (E-BAG)
Salamieh telecentre through Reefnet project aim to promote and connect rural people in Syrian community.

A new blog space on the "freedom and responsibility in the media"

Montreal

From June 29 to July 25, the journalists will use the blog to post their ideas, criticism, questions and answers relating to the main topic of the Internation Institute of Jounalism (Berlin) Summer Ac

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