Research on VV

Research and Studies on VV’s Work & Methodology

PAUL CRAEGER

| Fulbright Scholar, Minnesota, USA | Research on Video Volunteers as a Model for School Education in the US | 2016

AKSHAY ROONGTA

| MA student, Alto University, Helsinki | Using Video and New Technologies as a Monitoring and Evaluation Tool | 2015

LUELLA AMY

| PhD Scholar, Department of Communication, Hyderabad University, India | Studying Citizen Journalism | 2014

ERICK MATZANZA

| Fellow at Kantari Institute, Kerala, India | VV as a Model for Kenya | 2014

TANIA NOTLEY

| Lecturer, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney, Australia | Video Volunteers Impact Case Study and Measuring Impact | Commissioned by the V4C Network | 2014

LIZZY GEBLE

| Bachelors Thesis for a German University | Indian Community Media, Comparing it to German Media | 2014

THE UNESCO CHAIR OF COMMUNITY MEDIA

at the University of Hyderabad did one of the first ever studies of community media looking at the content and products (rather than process.) They studied videos produced by VV’s Women Community Monitors whose work was video monitor whether they and their neighbour were actually being empowered by a large-scale development project initiated by UNDP | 2013

MARTIN HEIDELBERGER

| PhD candidate, Humboldt University, Berlin | Local Actors of Global News Industry | 2013

MANJARI SHARMA

| Department of Development Communication & Extension, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi |MA Dissertation on VV | 2013

STUDENT INTERNS

created reports on VV’s role in the global freedom of expression movement around ‘right to voice’. The business model of a rural stringers network, and an in-depth analysis of VV’s corruption videos (2013)

NAME OF RESEARCHER

| Harvard Kennedy School, State, Country | Potential Use of Community Video as a Research Source/Tool | 2013

DAVID SHRAGA

| Masters Student, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom | Rethinking Media Development | 2013

EVA HOFFMAN & FRIEDER PIAZENA

| ASA Research Interns, Germany | Research on Community Media Models in Comparision to Mainstream | 2013

IIM AHMEDABAD, INDIA

| Report on Making Community Video Units Sustainable | 2011

KNIGHT FOUNDATION, USA

| Report on their Grantees in the Training and Empowerment Space | 2011

NAOMI HATFIELD

| Cambridge University, United Kingdom | Research Paper on Community Video Unit in Andhra Pradesh | 2010

ALEXANDRA PINSCHMIDT

| Masters Thesis, Clark University, Massachusetts, USA | A Practitioner Report to Imagine India’s Video Volunteers’ Community Video Unit Modeled in an American Context | 2010

NYU STERN BUSINESS SCHOO, NEW YORK

| Report on Branding Project on VV | 2009

PARTH S. SHASTRI

| Masters Thesis, Faculty of Journalism and Communication, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, India| A Study on Yuvshakti Community Video Unit at Halol initiated by Drishti Media and Video Volunteers |

NAMITA SINGH

| Tata Institute of Social Sciences | MA Dissertation on VV | 2006

ANJALI MONTEIRO AND KP JAYASHANKAR

| School of Media & Culture Studies, TISS, Mumbai | Evaluation Study of Video Volunteers | Commissioned by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust | 2006