Citizen journalism:Bearing witness to violence        Sanjana Hattotuwa
Naren: Digital native
His future post-war• Individually addressable humanity• Phones and PCs morphed,  differentiated only by size, not capacity...
Our presentThe telegenic revolutions
What does this mean?  For marginalised citizens and people
Bearing witness• Curation, participation• Existing technology• Mobiles• Text, photos, videos• Change rare, narratives abun...
Mobile and the mobile                              Retelling stories18%                       How we perceive and communic...
The new violence  Data loss is lives lost
Peace is an idea.   Technology gives voice.      Stories give hope.Citizen journalism transforms.                         ...
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TED 2011: Using citizen journalism to bear witness to violence

  1. 1. Citizen journalism:Bearing witness to violence Sanjana Hattotuwa
  2. 2. Naren: Digital native
  3. 3. His future post-war• Individually addressable humanity• Phones and PCs morphed, differentiated only by size, not capacity or capability• Multiplicity of stories
  4. 4. Our presentThe telegenic revolutions
  5. 5. What does this mean? For marginalised citizens and people
  6. 6. Bearing witness• Curation, participation• Existing technology• Mobiles• Text, photos, videos• Change rare, narratives abundant
  7. 7. Mobile and the mobile Retelling stories18% How we perceive and communicate 82% Mobiles PCs Shapes peace
  8. 8. The new violence Data loss is lives lost
  9. 9. Peace is an idea. Technology gives voice. Stories give hope.Citizen journalism transforms. This is my life This is my work

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