EngageMedia is hiring a Digital Rights Manager (Thailand) who will oversee and lead digital rights and digital safety initiatives in the country, and support EngageMedia initiatives in the Mekong region more broadly. As part of our digital rights team, the role will lead trainings, develop networks and partnerships, plan and implement project initiatives, and assist with the broader digital rights program strategy.
Latest Posts of Blog
At the second Video for Change Environmental Impact Lab, EngageMedia continues to work with six amazing film projects contributing to environmental justice in the Asia-Pacific. This time around, the focus of the Impact Lab was on maximising the participating films’ potential for creating impact in their communities.
EngageMedia is hiring a Digital Rights Program Officer (Indonesia) who will support the implementation of our digital rights initiatives in the country, working closely with the program team to support coordination and logistics, community development, communications and outreach, monitoring and reporting.
Since 2016, Indonesia is recorded to have the highest number of VPN users in the world. This articl discusses what a VPN is, what drives its high usage in Indonesia and how one can safely choose a VPN for daily use. The article was originally published in Bahasa Indonesia on Kompas, and has been translated to English on EngageMedia.org.
EngageMedia is seeking two new board members from (although not necessarily based in) South or Southeast Asia to help navigate the organisation’s future in a time of significant growth and great social and political challenges.
As part of the official launch of Cinemata, EngageMedia on June 30 introduced the platform to an online gathering of attendees from advocacy groups, cultural institutions, civil society organisations, and groups using Video for Change. The event also provided a space to learn how the platform differentiates itself from other proprietary video platforms, with an emphasis on privacy and security.
On April 30, 2021, parts of Papua were cut off from the internet amid a long-standing dispute between Papua and the Indonesian government that continues to intensify. Internet was restored on June 8, but uncertainty over the region’s special autonomy status necessitates staying vigilant against similar digital rights violations going forward.
With Big Tech monopolies owning many of the online services we regularly use, is there still a space (and an audience) for platforms and content outside this mostly proprietary ecosystem? EngageMedia is up for the challenge with the launch of Cinemata, a platform for social and environmental films about the Asia-Pacific. In this podcast episode, we expound on Cinemata with our Executive Director Andrew Lowenthal.
For the month of June, Cinemata is hosting the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Pride and Independence screenings that celebrate both Pride Month and the month of the Philippines’ Independence Day.