Andrew Lowenthal

Latest Posts of Andrew Lowenthal

Upholding Human Rights and Privacy in the Digital Age

In the December 2020 issue of ASEANFocus, EngageMedia Co-Founder and Executive Director Andrew Lowenthal underlines the need for government policy change and civil society advocacy to protect digital privacy. The article, republished here in full, is one of ten articles that tackle digitalisation in Southeast Asia.

EngageMedia in 2020: A Year of Challenges – and Opportunities

2020 has been enormously challenging across the Asia-Pacific, including in most of the countries where EngageMedia works. We have, however, been very fortunate in many other respects, and our contributions to video for change, open and secure technology, and digital rights have been modest, but significant.

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Responding to COVID-19

This past week, we at EngageMedia have been busy ensuring the safety of our staff and affiliates in the countries we work: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Australia.

Launching Our New Blog

We look forward to having you on this journey with us, asking and answering some critical questions: Is using non-corporate social media a viable way to attract audiences and create impact? Can changemakers succeed without relying on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Let’s find out together.

Video4Change Network Meets in Mexico

In July 2015 more than thirty leaders in the Video for Change field gathered in Tepoztlán, Mexico, for the second global meeting of the Video4Change Network. The Video4Change Network is a global consortium of non-profits advancing the use of video and technology for social change.

Engaging Digital Rights in Southeast Asia

I’ve just arrived in Manila to a hubbub of activity as EngageMedia, Access and the Foundation for Media Alternatives put the final touches on RightsCon Southeast Asia.

Video4Change Impact Research and the MIT Open Documentary Lab

In early 2013, the Open Documentary Lab and Center for Civic Media began a collaboration with EngageMedia and the video4change network to explore the impact of Video for Change; the innovative use of video towards advocacy aims.

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