Strategic use of the internet

EngageMedia is hiring - VIDEO LINGUA COORDINATOR
EngageMedia is hiring - VIDEO LINGUA COORDINATOR 17 October 2011 AG

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. The Project Universal Subtitles is an open source, online system that enables collaborative translation and subtitling of video. EngageMedia will soon be building Universal Subtitles into the EngageMedia.org site, enabli...

Online conferencing tools for development practitioners: Finding your path to the right conferencing solution
Online conferencing tools for development practitioners: Finding your path to the right conferencing solution 28 September 2011 Karel Novotný and Cheekay Cinco

The purpose of this manual is to guide development practitioners in making the right decision when selecting appropriate online conferencing tools (OCT). The guide will not give you suggestions for specific applications and services. It will help you to ask the right questions that will help you navigate the various OCTs that are available so that you can choose the best tool to fit your needs. It will also help to orient yourself in situations when the landscape of online tools is changing c...

Closer Than Ever: A guide for social change organisations who want to start working online
Closer Than Ever: A guide for social change organisations who want to start working online 24 June 2011 Margarita Salas

This guide brings together the voices of APC members, partners (people and groups we work with – online of course), consultants and staff and shares their views and experience on working online for social change. Their perspectives are the basis for this guide. This guide is organised in a sequence that follows the level of importance that the people interviewed placed on each issue. For exam...

US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet'
US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet' 15 June 2011 grady

The US State Department has been practically throwing money at activists and entrepreneurs in an effort to build independent internet networks for citizens of repressive regimes. This comes as part of a wider US effort to help internet users, particularly human rights activists, evade government censorship and surveillance. Oh America, I’ve misjudged you. Don’t think I haven̵...

Last week the G8, this week the UN: APC helps Access Now campaign in Geneva
Last week the G8, this week the UN: APC helps Access Now campaign in Geneva 02 June 2011

Major international decisions are being made about the internet in the coming weeks – decisions that could affect the internet as we know it forever. Last week, tens of thousands of you successfully petitioned the G8 to keep its hands off our internet after a stunning press conference right in the middle of the event in Paris. This week we need to step up again! The United Nations Human R...

New manual teaches how to bypass censorship over the internet
New manual teaches how to bypass censorship over the internet 26 May 2011 David Lightman

Governments surveillance and filtration on the internet is increasing. The free-flow of information and the possibilities brought on by new information and communication technologies have become threats to the authoritarian regimes of the world. In these countries, internet users must learn to bypass the control mechanisms that have been implemented by their governments. In response to this n...

Be part of the online media revolution!
Be part of the online media revolution! 16 May 2011 APC

The International Press Institute is now taking applications for the IPI Press Contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage the expansion of online free media in Africa, the Middle East and Europe by working with mobile, digital and open-source technology. For- and non-profit organizations and individuals are encouraged to submit proposals for the future of news and digital media, with the...

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