A Hectic Week Means One Thing: More Seminars on the Horizon!

Sorry for the silence! We’ve been busy here with more seminars and hosting our first social hour. Our most recent seminar included more than 21 participants from NGOs with a wide range of missions, including forestry preservation, aiding migrant workers, women’s professional development, and developing civil society through sport. If you haven’t attended one yet, […]

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SOCIAL HOUR at RootSpace!

We’re Hosting Social Hour at RootSpace (Saifi- Beirut) on Wednesday July 9. THE SERIES: Social Media for Social Change, hosted by RootSpace and the Social Media Exchange. EPISODE 1: “Blogging, citizen journalism, social networks, etc…What alternative media exists in Lebanon, and what benefit can it provide?” Key Questions: Does media choice exist in Lebanon? Does […]

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A Guide to Facebook Activism

The digital world moves fast. Digiactive, a five-month-old site devoted to digital activism, has released its first guide, A DigiActive Introduction to Facebook Activism. The 15-page PDF includes the pros and cons of using Facebook for activism, a step-by-step guide to organizing an activism campaign on Facebook, and examples of campaigns from Burma, Morocco, and […]

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Lessons Learned from Global Voices 2008

I’ve just returned from two days at the 2008 Global Voices Summit in Budapest. Without a doubt, this was one of the most enriching experiences I’ve had since joining the world of participatory media and citizen journalism full-time. The first day of the program focused mostly on bloggers dealing with filtering and censorship in their […]

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