Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Internews - Armenian Media Pioneer Hopes to Engage the Public through Citizen Reporting Gaming Platform

In October 2010, Armenian schoolchildren documented numerous cases of physical abuse at the hands of teachers using the cameras on their mobile phones. However, as Armenian journalist Seda Muradyan noted in her 2011 Knight Fellowship presentation at Stanford University, few people saw the videos until six months or even a year after they were shot, when they were uploaded online and swiftly went viral.

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