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My talk from the Surprising Africa event at PICNIC 08. Focuses on the rise of citizen media in Africa and the importance of citizen journalism in the Kenyan election crisis.

My talk from the Surprising Africa event at PICNIC 08. Focuses on the rise of citizen media in Africa and the importance of citizen journalism in the Kenyan election crisis.

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  • 1. CERN web page in 1990
  • 2. 1995 - Geocities and Tripod: Personal Homepages
  • 3. 1997 - weblogs
  • 4. diaspora
  • 5. expat/aid workers
  • 6. local bloggers
  • 7. digital divides - technical, language, relevance power divide
  • 8. connectivity divide
  • 9. language divides
  • 10. relevancy divide
  • 11. December 2007- March 2008 Disputed election Widespread protest Ethnic violence Joint government
  • 12. SMS used to spread ethnic hatred. 1700 instigators identified - no prosecution.
  • 13. Most popular forum closed down due to ethnic violence
  • 14. Citizen reporting via blogs.
  • 15. Concerned Kenyan Writers
  • 16. Support from the diaspora via alternative remittance
  • 17. radio plus internet input
  • 18. Interactive Radio for Justice featuring DRC deputy minister for defense, head of military operations for MONUC mobile + radio
  • 19. mobile + newspapers
  • 20. mobile + international news
  • 21. beyond news
  • 22. REPACTED - Nakuru beyond the phone, beyond the computer
  • 23. Diana Camia with Baby Kamba
  • 24. more stories more connections