Tag: citizen journalism

Video Volunteers: Citizen Journalism and Security

/ April 7, 2013

“I was punished for communicating” – Mumia Abu-Jamal A Community Correspondent has to face and overcome many obstacles on the way to produce his/her video and later, to use the video to bring about social change. First, they overcome the fear of the camera, while in front of it and...

2012 at Video Volunteers—The Year In Review

/ December 19, 2012

These days, it seems that you can find practically everything and everyone on the Internet, right?  Thanks to social media, you may have reconnected with the kid who sat behind you in primary school or you might routinely find the most obscure information online.  So naturally, you think the Internet...

How Video Volunteers Created a Network of Community Correspondents in India

/ March 12, 2012

The state of technology today means that nearly every village in the developing world could have someone — a local changemaker — who broadcasts his or her issues to the world. It’s commonplace today to hear people say the world is flooded with content and that “everyone” can now be...

IU Video Pulls Up Corrupt Health Workers

/ September 6, 2011

Sunita, our CC in Rajasthan enables women to get medication they are entitled to.

Electricity Brings A Ray of Hope

/ August 17, 2011

Villagers in Dughati, Rajasthan, saw their lives lit up with the coming of electricity in their village.