Interview with Ory Okolloh on post-election violence in Kenya, cyber-activism and Ushahidi

Pic: Gregor Rohrig I met Ory Okolloh at the Global Knowledge Partnership GK III event in Malaysia late last year where I moderated a panel discussion on blogging human rights and democracy. Ory's idea, Ushahidi, became one of the most visited and commented on sites dealing with the post-election violence in Kenya. I've reviewed at … Continue reading Interview with Ory Okolloh on post-election violence in Kenya, cyber-activism and Ushahidi

GKP Panel – Pushing the envelop: New Media, Citizens Journalism, Human Rights and Development

Despite a degree of skepticism about the event, in which I am not alone, I helped design and will moderate a panel for the 3rd Global Knowledge Conference organized by Global Knowledge Partnership. Pushing the envelop: New Media, Citizens Journalism, Human Rights and Development Moderator: Sanjana Hattotuwa Panelists: Dan Gillmore, Ory Okolloh, Steven Gan, (plus … Continue reading GKP Panel – Pushing the envelop: New Media, Citizens Journalism, Human Rights and Development