Browsing the "Map" Tag

Satellite Images As Proof

September 30th, 2014 | by EJC

In recent years, there have been a number of journalistic projects that made good use of the wealth of satellite imagery, which is increasingly freely available. But, just like photographs, satellite images without context can distort the truth


Ureport: Local Issues Driving Mobile Participation

October 4th, 2013 | by EJC

As mobile phones are personal and networked at the same time, SMS has become highly valued technology for advocates in the human rights and good governance fields. Campaigners seeking good examples of mobile participation can learn from the progress of UNICEF’s Ureport SMS platform which enables young Ugandans to submit opinions on community issues and work together to address public problems.


Dutch App Enables Context Curation

May 6th, 2013 | by EJC

Gemma van der Kamp, a Dutch journalist investigates a new tool called Mattermap that allows journalists to curate 'context' instead of merely 'contents'.


Featured Tool: Ushahidi

April 5th, 2013 | by EJC

In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of freely available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. We focus on 'Ushahidi' in this article


Featured Tool: Tomnod

April 3rd, 2013 | by EJC

In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of freely available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. This article centres on 'Tomnod'


Featured Tool: HealthMap

March 21st, 2013 | by EJC

In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of freely available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. This article centres on 'HealthMap' by Boston’s Children’s Hospital



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