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Mobile Media As A Force For Change - presentation (extended + videos), Oct 20, 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Full transcript of this presentation: http://blog.trinetizen.com/wordpress/?p=823

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Mobile Media As Force For Change Extended

  1. 1. Mobile and social media as a force for change October 20, 2009 The (extended + videos) presentation by Julian Matthews, Trinetizen Media
  2. 2. Stories to share 1Iran 1India 1Kenya 2Malaysia
  3. 3. 1. Iran: Neda
  4. 4. Warning: Explicit video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbdEf0QRsLM
  5. 5. Neda: Symbol of injustice in Iran
  6. 9. Neda’s impact Obama: “heartbreaking” Viral video: 4.6m views Trending topic hashtag: #neda Protesters: Young, urban, self-motivated and angry But armed with mobilephones and the power of social media
  7. 10. <ul><li>“ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. </li></ul>“ Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist
  8. 11. 2. India: Moral brigade attacks women in bars
  9. 12. Creative protest
  10. 15. Pink panty protest <ul><li>It was non-violent. </li></ul><ul><li>It shamed the perpetrators. </li></ul><ul><li>It brought global attention to the issue. </li></ul><ul><li>It struck a chord with women and support groups around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>It wasn’t an email petition. The protesters had to mail it in, adding to its impact. </li></ul><ul><li>Young, urban, self-motivated, angry. </li></ul><ul><li>And armed with mobilephones and the power of social media </li></ul>
  11. 16. “ When we change the way we communicate, we change society,” Cl ay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody
  12. 17. 3. Kenya
  13. 18. Kibera slums of Nairobi
  14. 19. 4.Twestival: Tweet. Meet. Give.
  15. 20. Twestival Kuala Lumpur
  16. 21. Raised RM11,000 + two PC Desktops + Broadband Destiny Starting Point , a home for delinquent boys in Klang Young, urban, self-motivated and armed with mobile devices and the power of social media Twitter-driven
  17. 22. Niki: New media renaissance man? <ul><li>Co-organiser of KL Twestival </li></ul><ul><li>Asst editor </li></ul><ul><li>Columnist </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Trains </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre actor </li></ul><ul><li>1,650 friends on Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>1,770 followers on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>JUST TURNED 30 </li></ul>
  18. 23. Social media skills training
  19. 24. 5. A new model for journalism
  20. 25. Citizen journalism project
  21. 26. Sign of the times
  22. 28. <ul><li>Everyone is the media </li></ul><ul><li>We are no longer passive consumers, we are ACTIVE participants, creators, producers and organizers. </li></ul><ul><li>This change is fundamental, permanent and messy. </li></ul><ul><li>Live with it. </li></ul>Takeaways
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