Tag Archives: smart phones

Kuhonga: Kenya’s Mobile Corruption Reporting

by Ginnie Seger A little over a year ago, my weekly trip into the town of Embu, Kenya from my village would be unpredictable to say the least. Potential scenarios would include goats stuffed under my seat, precarious routes and … Continue reading

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Guatemala’s Image from Inside the Tourist Bubble

by Rick Rockwell Kenny G. is softly wafting over the speakers inside El Sabor del Tiempo in Antigua, Guatemala.  A group of French women are chattering as they make their way through the Old World-style bistro.  A look at the … Continue reading

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The Audio Renaissance

by Rick Rockwell Let’s get this straight from the start.  Audio’s importance has never waned in the media universe.  Think of films before the 1920s.  The 1920s also saw the explosion of radio as a mass medium. Sure, since then, … Continue reading

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Drone Journalism: Remote Robots Change the Perspective

by Gabby LaVerghetta Drone journalism is here and it has the potential to significantly change reporting as we know it. Robert Mackey writes about the phenomenon in The New York Times’ The Lede blog.

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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

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