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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 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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Empowerment Radio

Trailer to a very interesting new publication, we can learn from this. My copy is in the post! Empowerment radio: voices building a community (click to read more) Author Birgitte Jallov writes: Throughout my adult life, working with community radio … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Isabel Learning Network

Greetings Solomon Islands Community Media community. This is my second to last (or penultimate) post before my volunteer contract with the Isabel Learning Network finishes. I thought I’d end with a reflection on the last 21 months I’ve spent working … Continue reading

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Tekin Community Radio Station, Oksapmin, PNG

In connection with PNG Sustainable Development Programme’s One Laptop Per Child programme, I have been fortunate to get a chance to visit one of the remotest parts of Papua New Guinea; Oksapmin in the far western highlands. Whilst there, I … Continue reading

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