Tag Archives: refugees

Germany and the Refugee Crisis

By Shirin Yaseen One door closes, another door opens. Middle Eastern refugees are now flooding Eastern European countries. When Hungary builds a fence to stop the migrants, they find another way through Croatia or Romania. The road is long, and … Continue reading

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Israelis and Syrians Come Together in Jordan

By Stephanie Brown There are a lot of numbers being thrown around in the Syrian refugee crisis. Six million people forced out of their homes. Two million driven out of the country. Tens of thousands more crossing the border everyday. … Continue reading

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Examining Why the Media Ignore Refugees in America

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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Africa & Technology: From Famine to Facebook

by Jessica Andrews If someone were to ask how you would rank all the continents in terms of accessibility to technology, I think almost anyone would rank Africa last. But that may not be true for much longer. Media are … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Cell Phones, Crowd Sourcing, Facebook, Famine, Ghana, Internews, Kenya, Smart Phones, Social Media, Somalia, Technology, Ushahidi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments