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Mexican Government to Citizens: “Stop complaining!”

By Carlos Diaz Barriga The Mexican government on Monday, Oct. 12 uploaded a new video to its official YouTube channel promoting its latest accomplishments. By Tuesday, following public outcry on social media, it had been removed. The problem? The spot … Continue reading

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Connect4Climate’s New Video Challenge

The Connect4Climate team at the World Bank is interested in moving the needle in new directions when it comes to development communication.  Not content with the standard fare of public service announcements and dry top-down communication, the bank’s innovation for … Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas: War in the Twitter Sphere

By Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath The implications of the November 2012 conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip may seem uncertain at this point, but what is clear is that both parties have added a new weapon to their arsenal: … Continue reading

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Letter from Mexico: Carlos Marín & the Elections

by Rick Rockwell Carlos Marín has become both a symbol and a propaganda tool during Mexico’s elections.  As this is being written, millions of Mexicans are at the polls, voting for a new president.  Although he’s not on the ballot, … Continue reading

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Syria’s SNN: An Alternative Voice

by Gabby LaVerghetta One of the major sources of the violent images and videos coming out of Syria has been SNN. No, that’s not a typo. SNN stands for the Shaam News Network, a Damascus-based media aggregator of citizen journalism … Continue reading

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