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Images of War and Victims in the Social Media

July 24, 2014


As citizen journalists, bloggers, tweeps etc., we often celebrate social media and citizen journalism for being open, free, collaborative and uncensored. What we must never compromise though, is the ethical considerations about the people and events we cover. Also when it comes to the images we share. During this last week, harsh images from both […]

Pity for the Poor, or When Do We Get to Hear the Good News?

May 7, 2014


When NGOs communicate, they often go for narratives of distress and disaster instead of showing progress and potential. The result is a distorted and stereotyped view of the world. Read the full post on Global Voices Online