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Results Of MicroMappers Response To Pakistan Earthquake

September 30th, 2013 | by EJC

About 47 hours ago, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) in response to the Pakistan Earthquake. The activation request was for 48 hours, so the deployment will soon phase out.


What Holds The Future For Afghanistan?

September 9th, 2013 | by EJC

At the end of 2014, Dutch, British, US and other NATO troops will end their frontline role in the Afghanistan war. We have been witnessing active online debate with analyses and predictions about the future of


Egypt: How Media Responded After Morsi’s Ousting

August 12th, 2013 | by EJC

June 30th: the first anniversary of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi since he was voted the first president after the January 25 revolution. Egyptians flooded to the street, calling for Morsi to step down after Egyptians claimed he was incompetent and had not fulfilled any of


AFP’s Social Media Strategy: From The Ground To The Newsroom

July 15th, 2013 | by EJC

Personalisation is crucial when it comes to the use of social media . As Steve Buttry points out, journalists’ individual use can play an important role in finding sources, building trust through engaging with people, and increasing reach by sharing a newswire’s published contents


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'.



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