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Save the Date: Bread&Net is back! 15 to 17 November 2019

SMEX is thrilled to announce the return of Bread&Net, the annual Arabic-language unconference to strengthen and defend human rights in digitally networked spaces in the MENA region. Join us from 15 to 17 November 2019 at Antwork in Beirut! We took your comments and feedback from last year’s inaugural Bread&Net to heart, and together with […]

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Arab Social Media Activists Meet in Amman

Seventeen Arab activists, including myself and Alaa Sayegh representing SMEX, met in the ever-charming city of Amman for a weekend of presentations, conversations, and workshops hosted by 7iber, a Jordanian citizen media collective, and supported by 7amleh, a Palestinian citizen media collective, and the American Friends Service Committee. The conference—tweets were aggregated with the hashtag […]

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Workshop: Learn Digital Storytelling

In September, SMEX will offer two workshops on digital storytelling. These trainings will help NGOs, activists, and civil society organizers use a variety of digital media, including photos, drawings, audio, and/or video, to tell compelling stories. The workshop will cover the main components of storytelling, how to plan and produce stories, and how to publish […]

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WORKSHOP: Expanding Your Advocacy Networks with Twitter

On July 24 and 26, SMEX’s Mohamad Najem will offer an advanced workshop for activists, journalists, and civil society organizers wanting to use Twitter more effectively. In the workshop, intermediate Twitter users will learn to use Twitter strategically, paying particular attention to how they can leverage the tool to expand their networks and distribute information […]

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