APC Talk

This section is a space where APC's staff, members and readers can open up conversations on topics that are of interest for the ICT community. It is a space where authors get to be themselves – sometimes to express opinions and challenge the readers on issues and topics that are close to them, sometimes to share their personal experience on an event or a current debate. The views expressed in this section do not necessarily reflect the views of APC or its network, but that does not make them any less valuable.

Bangladesh Community Radio Forum 2012 24 January 2012

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is a national networking body working for building a democratic society based on the principles of free flow of information, equitable & affordable access to Information & Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) of remot...

Planet Text: How SMS Messaging is Changing the World 14 January 2012

SMS messaging, better known as texting, is changing how many of us interact with each other on a daily basis. However, beyond just simple communication, it is astounding to see how texting is reshaping the lives of so many.

Community Radio is now in existence in Bangladesh
Community Radio is now in existence in Bangladesh 24 December 2011 APC

5th Knowledge Sharing Workshop Community Radio is now in existence in Bangladesh “This is a great news for all of us that Community Radio is now in existence in Bangladesh!”-said Mr.

Scarlet vs SABA, groundbreaking internet rights case, but does it reach far enough?
Scarlet vs SABA, groundbreaking internet rights case, but does it reach far enough? 23 December 2011 Henrik

The recent judgement from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on filtering and copyright enforcement has been hailed as a success for the free internet.

Why SOPA might pass -- and why it shouldn't
Why SOPA might pass -- and why it shouldn't 15 December 2011 Grady

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is being debated in the US House of Representatives today. Wildly unpopular, this bill is the latest in a series of extreme and reactionary legislation that seek a heavy-handed approach to dealing with copyright infringement online. If passed, SOPA would grant ...

SCREENING: PAPUAN VOICES, Untold stories of the Papuan conflict
SCREENING: PAPUAN VOICES, Untold stories of the Papuan conflict 09 December 2011 APC

Tomorrow at the Neo Journalism Club join EngageMedia for the premier screening of six exclusive videos from inside West Papua. In collaboration with our partners the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation and the Secretariat for Justice and Peace, EngageMedia presents Papuan Voices: untold stor...

New Publication by the Canadian Journal of Communication - Democratizing Communication Policy in the Americas: Why It Matters
New Publication by the Canadian Journal of Communication - Democratizing Communication Policy in the Americas: Why It Matters 30 November 2011 Anne Carscallen

The Canadian Journal of Communication has published a special issue titled Democratizing Communication Policy in the Americas: Why It Matters, V36 #1/2011. As Dr Roberta G.

Amplify the voices of vulnerable and marginalized groups   through Community Radio in Bangladesh
Amplify the voices of vulnerable and marginalized groups through Community Radio in Bangladesh 28 November 2011 APC

Rural people of Bangladesh entered into an era of community broadcasting to amplify the voices of vulnerable and marginalized groups through 14 community radio stations around the country. Community Radio provides the local community access to information and through exchange of information, lead...