Archiving the Work of Murdered Journalists…

The Delicate Race to Archive the Work of Murdered Journalists—Before It Disappears 157 journalists have been murdered in Mexico since 2000. Many ran self-funded blogs, websites, and Facebook pages. BY ALEJANDRA IBARRA CHAOUL JUNE 26, 202311:30 AM Summarized by Merlin app: Mexico is one of the deadliest countries for reporters in the world: Between 2000 and … Read more

#MayDayinTurkey News Sources #1MAYISDİRENİSTİR

[News sources] 1- @140journos ve @dokuz8haber ve @onurerem ? [News sources] 2- DHA Canlı yayınlar-  ve  ve  ı [News sources] 3: Diken Canlı ? ve @ayagakalktaksim ve @otekilerpostasi  [News sources] 4- @canli_bbcturkce ? Bianet: ? [News sources] 5- @sendika_org ? – sahadan @erenerdemnet – @AJTCanli  Istanbul Turkey… Happy Labour Day. … Read more

For activists in Turkey, Facebook is on the dark side for sure by arbitrarily banning Ötekilerin Postası (@RadikalAktivist)

Ötekilerin Postası [Others’ Post] platform emerged as a Facebook Page to disseminate news related to Hunger Strikes in Turkey to protest mainstream media. The latter systematically ignored hunger strikes. Eventually, Ötekilerin Postası became a platform of rights journalism which invited citizen journalists to contribute. It had more than a hundred thousand fans before it was … Read more

Anonymous raises $54,798 to start Your Anon News news site… EFF explains Who Really Opposes CISPA… Cyberculture roundup…

Anonymous raises $54,798 through Indiegogo to kick-start its dedicated news site for Your Anon News from The Next Web by Nick Summers     Who Really Opposes CISPA? from Updates by Rainey Reitman In a hearing earlier today on the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), Representative Mike Rogers dismissed the opposition … Read more

Yurttaş Gazeteciliği Programında Temel Bilgisayar ve İnternet Okuryazarlığı sunumu. Birinci Bölüm

Temel Bilgisayar ve İnternet Okuryazarlığı 1/2 from Ali Keles Ali Rıza Keleş ve Orkut Murat Yılmaz’dan..

. @140journos Vatandaş Haberciliği Mobil Uygulaması için kampanya.140 Journos hedef yükseltiyor!

PROJE HAKKINDA 140journos; geleneksel medyanın filtreli habercilik anlayışına tepki olarak özgür haberciliği savunan bağımsız bir karşı medya hareketidir. 19 Ocak 2012 tarihinde Twitter merkezli yayın hayatına başlayan 140journos, 6 ay boyunca anaakım medyanın bulunmadığı veya yeterince işlemediği olaylardan takipçilerine hızlı ve tarafsız haber içeriği sundu. Alandan röportajlar, fotoğraflar ve canlı yayınlarla olayların nabzını tuttu. Türkiye?de … Read more

Journalism roundup: “Changing Face of International Media Development”, Julian Assange?s TV show, “Hyperlocal news manifesto” and more…

The Digital Age and the Changing Face of International Media Development from MediaShift Search for the term “international media development” and you won’t find many university departments or publications. Nonetheless, the field is over 50 years old and has exerted a major influence on many regions of the world, accounting for a budget of half … Read more

In the mean time, Occupy Wall Street movement triggered citizen journalism, production of digital tools… a roundup

Occupy Wall Street Hackathons Produce Digital Tools and New Activists from Mashable! by Sarah Kessler Groups of programmers gathered in three cities this weekend to build digital tools for the Occupy Wall Streetmovement. Several of those tools have already launched, and in many cases they?re being maintained by activists who?ve never held a sign in … Read more

Towards 15th October… a roundup of protests from Occupy Wall Street to Greece…

15th october: #United we will re-invent the world | Just another Take The Square Sites site from Social Network Unionism by OrsanSenalp Via ? Mapping Social Network Unionism Worldwide On October 15th people from all over the world will take to the streets and squares. From America to Asia, from Africa to Europe, people … Read more

Erkan proudly announces: Ushahidi in Turkish (Seçim Takip)

[that’s why there is not much posting in the blog recently] My MA course, Issues in Cyberculture Studies (MED 512) is about to give fruit! We have just launched an election monitoring project that is based on the well known Ushahidi software.  We had been working on the Turkish version of this open source software … Read more

Google News using social media in new algorithm now. A Journalism roundup…

  Google News uses social media in new algorithm from Editors Weblog – all postings by Meghan Hartsell Google is constantly changing its algorithms to try to provide users with the stories they want to read. It recently added a +1 button to connect users to stories their friends have enjoyed, but now it’s broadening … Read more

7 Myths And Facts About Citizen Journalism

Citizen journalism refers to people who often do not have any real training in journalism reporting news or commenting on current events.  With the advent of the internet, average people gained a powerful voice that was once only available to professional journalists.  People misunderstand much about the concept and practice of citizen journalism.  The following 7 myths and facts about citizen journalism will help to reveal the truth of this form of journalism.

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Broadband: a legal right!

Broadband Internet is Now a Legal Right in Finland

from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder

The EU Parliament has on several occasions stated that access to the Internet is one of basic human rights. Now, Finland has become the first country to actually declare fast (broadband) Internet access a legal right.

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