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Working with ICT and media for development http://www.rurallink.com.sb

Tweeting for West Papua around the Pacific Islands Leaders forum

A student essay written about the use of Twitter by activists campaigning for West Papuan independence. Tweeting for West Papua around the Pacific Islands Leaders forum Advertisements

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The DNA of Connective Action

It is well known that community media can be an effective platform for collective action regarding social change. The locally interpreted issues explored in community media can build solidarity regarding solutions. These days, more often than not, social media plays … Continue reading

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Indigenous media as social activism

by David Leeming The Australian film Tanna, co-directed by Dean and Martin Butler and made in collaboration with the Yakel people of Tanna, Vanuatu, has won two major prizes at the Venice Film Festival, writes Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian. … Continue reading

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Community Learning Programmes (CLPs) produced by Isabel Communities

Looking back at the radio programmes produced under the Healthy Communities project in Isabel Province, Solomon Islands, 2009-2012. This project was a partnership of four communities with Isabel Province and Health Services, Ministry of Health and Medical Services Health Promotion … Continue reading

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Mobile FM radio promotes the referendum debate in Bougainville

By Rukmin Wijemanne, In A Box Innovations The Bureau Media and Communications Department of the Autonomous Bougainville Government launched recently a mobile radio broadcasting service in Buka, its capital. This service will travel around the Island of Bougainville informing the … Continue reading

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Community media forum – the idea

The Community Media Forum is an idea for a local partners network, to support community media development in Solomon Islands (and regional friends). There is no organisation taking a lead role, and anyone with a genuine interest in community media … Continue reading

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Solomon Islanders join EU Youth In Action programme in Tenerife

Two young Solomon Islands women have traveled to Spain to participate in an international collaboration designed to promote youth creativity and volunteerism.  When the two volunteers return they will be accompanied by an EU volunteer and together will share their … Continue reading

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