Andrew Lowenthal

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 is held in Santiago, Chile on May 6-7. The theme of the meeting is "Next generation citizen media, public access and citizen participation.Ó This year's program includes plenary discussions, topic-based breakout groups, open ÒunconferenceÓ-style sessions and hands-on training workshops. (Photo by Krzysztof Pawliszak/GV). CC BY 2.0

At the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010

Eclectic is the word that jumped to mind as I reflected on the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Santiago, Chile. The event, from May 6-7, brought together a broad array of people and approaches to citizen media.
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EngageMedia/Ruagrupa set up a local video archive, Jakarta

EngageMedia Video Distribution Workshop (Jakarta)

EngageMedia is hosting another free workshop on video distribution, this time in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 2-day workshop from 23-24 May 2009 will explore how producers of critical films around the world are distributing their videos both online and offline.
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Pixelate or Perish – Networking Developers and Video Activists at Transmission Asia-Pacific

Independent, grassroots online initiatives find themselves in a strange place these days. As the first wave of online projects like Indymedia wane in the face of the ‘web 2.0’ “mallification” and “net-sploitation” it can often feel as though the days activists, at least those closely linked to social movements, took a cutting edge role in shaping the web are far gone.
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Video Coverage of Tibetan Uprising

The uprising in Tibet is highlighting the power and necessity of independent video and do-it-yourself news making. These images have mobilised people around the world to take action for an independent Tibet. We’re compiled a list of places where you can find video coverage of the uprisings.

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Plumi logo

Plumi is coming….

The first release of Plumi, the Plone based video sharing system produced by EngageMedia, is just around the corner. The beta should be out in the next few weeks and available for installation and testing.
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Make Internet TV

Make Internet TV

Make Internet TV (MITV) is a step-by-step guide creating and publishing video on the web. The site covers shooting, editing, licensing, compressing, uploading and promoting video on the internet; it illustrates these topics with screenshots, photos, screencasts, graphics, text and more.
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