Mobile Reporters change perspectives in Ghana

“Can local journalists equipped with smart phones help improve accountability and transparency in development aid?”. This question is the focus point of a joint proposal by IRC and Africa Interactive, publisher of Africanews.com. They have been selected as one of the 16 finalists in “The Power of Us: Re-Imagine Media” competition organized by Ashoka Changemakers and We Media.

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The proposal “Reporting 2.0: New technologies and local media talent change how we monitor water and sanitation” seeks an answer to the question: “Can local journalists equipped with smart phones help improve accountability and transparency in development aid?”
Each finalist like IRC and Africa Interactive will pitch their idea to the judges at the We Media Conference in Miami, Florida on February 26, 2009.
We invite you to read, comment on, and rate these innovative approaches for inspiring a better world through media and technology.
Please support our proposal by registering on http://www.changemakers.com/ and rating our idea at: http://www.changemakers.com/en-us/node/16086



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The world is changing right before my eyes. Sometimes I don't know how I will ever keep up. There are so many ideas floating around on this internet. If only I had the means to collect them....

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