Submitted by Darsha Indrajith on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 23:06.
Tweets and Facebook posts about the current assault on Gaza are not going to stop deaths or missiles. However, they might still be useful.
Slacktivism accomplishes nothing. But, there is a difference between blithely liking a cause and regularly bringing awareness to an issue, as well as using digital tools to show solidarity.
Submitted by manuela on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 13:13.
While some media outlets feel threatened by citizen journalists taking and disseminating their own newsworthy footage, others are embracing the technologies to make their story reporting a richer experience. CNN’s iReport, Al-Jazeera’s Sharek portal, and NBC’s latest venture to collect amateur videos are just a few.