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.
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 stories of the Papuan conflict.
Our keynote screening will be Love Letter To A Soldier
Bytes for All, APC’s member in Pakistan, has written an open letter to the Prime Minister and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority criticising the proposed plan to filter keywords in sms messages.
Bangladesh has committed to becoming “Digital Bangladesh” by 2021. But fifteen years after liberalising the telecommunications industry, the country faces a significant e-waste problem. And because e-waste belongs to no specific sector but rather, crosses over into several, it is a challenge to create any policies for its management and disposal, says a new report commissioned by APC and written by Partha Sarker and Munir Hassan.
The Pakistan Telecommunications authority has issued a directive to all cellular providers to begin filtering SMS keywords, the latest in a series of restrictions to freedom of expression in the country.
Followers turned to Twitter to receive words of guidance from the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Rabbi and Muslim leaders during the London riots in August. APC’s Dafne Plou was in Qatar to follow how today’s religious progressives are using social networking to spread their messages.
EngageMedia has released the Secure My Video Guide, which contributes “to best practice tactics ensuring the publication and access to social justice video is secure under volatile conditions.” The guide is an open document, a work in progress and encourages contributions.
EngageMedia and the Participatory Culture Foundation have teamed up to launch a Southeast Asia video subtitling project based on the Universal Subtitles system. We're looking for an outgoing person based in Malaysia or the Philippines to lead the project and bring it to life.
According to the GISWatch 2010 report, electronics is the fastest growing sector in India and are purchased by about 52 million people. From 1993 to 2000 the number of PCs owned by Indians grew 604% and one can only imagine how many computers have been bought since then.