Feb 06

Watch this documentary about Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange and the team behind the notorious anti-censorship organization, Wikileaks.

Feb 06

Democracy Now! : Voices of the Egyptian Revolution

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An inspiring and revealing clip from Democracy Now’s Sharif Kouddous, interviewing Egyptian protestor’s in Tahrir Square, Cairo. Watch here.

Jan 31

Al Jazeera Witness : Homeland

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Click here for “A portrait of a community activist and an artist as they face the harsh realities common to most American Indian reservations – alcoholism, unemployment and scarce housing.” A poignant piece which explores issues of identity, dignity, and hope – despite desperation. From Witness, Al Jazeera.

Jan 07

ViewChange.org is a website archive of videos from around the world in a variety of categories centered around development, innovation, and change.

Jan 07

Southern Sudan Journalism Training

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Read this article about the MICT Election Journalism Training in Southern Sudan, including IDEA Code on Media Elections and the Reuters Reporters Guide to Election Coverage. Explore the Sudan Votes website for updates on the Sudan Referendum which begins on January 9th 2011, to decide whether Southern Sudan will secede to create its own nation.

Jan 07

Degrees of Separation

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In two days, the people of Southern Sudan will take part in an historic referendum to decide whether to secede from Sudan and form their own nation. Watch this special report from People & Power, hosted by Al Jazeera.

Sep 26

The award-winning, all-volunteer & nonprofit magazine Kyoto Journal’s newest issue, “Biodiversity; Japan’s Satoyama and Our Shared Future” features contributions from more than 50 writers, photographers and artists and highlights national, regional, and international environmental issues affecting all of our lives today. You can subscribe to KJ or download a selection of articles here.

Aug 07

Why and When to Use the Media for Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding (2007)

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Download this issue paper by Vladimir Bratic and Lisa Schirch for the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, titled “When to Use the Media for Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding.

Jun 16

21 Miles off the Coast of Palestine

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A documentary from 1973 by the BBC about the Exodus, a ship full of Jewish refugees (many of them holocaust survivors), that was attacked by British soldiers after it attempted to break the British blockade on Palestine in 1947.

An echo of the death of 9 humanitarian aid activists onboard the Mavi Marmara, one of the ships in the Freedom Floatilla, while en route to Gaza and in international waters.

An important reminder that history repeats itself and that there is always very little difference between “us” and “them”.

For balanced, peace-oriented Middle East news, visit Common Ground News Service.

May 28

Radio Magwi – The Movie

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Another great video on Media for Peacebuilding training and radio production from Xchange Perspectives.

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