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Mobile Media As A Force For Change


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Mobile Media As A Force For Change, a presentation by Julian Matthews, Trinetizen Media, Oct 20, 2009 at GoMobile Conference:


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Mobile Media As A Force For Change

  1. 1. Mobile and social media as a force for change October 20, 2009 A presentation by Julian Matthews, Trinetizen Media
  2. 2. Stories to share 1Kenya 2Malaysia
  3. 3. 1. Kenya
  4. 4. Kibera slums of Nairobi
  5. 5. <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
  6. 6. 2.Twestival: Tweet. Meet. Give.
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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>
  9. 9. Social media skills training
  10. 10. 3. A new model for journalism
  11. 11. Citizen journalism project
  12. 12. Sign of the times
  13. 14. <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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