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OneMinutesJr. Jordan Workshop: Day One

Posted January 13, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The first day of the OneMinutesJr. workshop in Amman began with the youth participants introducing themselves to each other. The seventeen youth come from Amman, Baqa’ah and Zarqa. Some youth already know each other, being part of UCAN (UNICEF Change Agent Network), a network for adolescents advocating for their rights. But this way the whole team gets to learn a bit of the kids’ as well as their interests and hobbies. After a brief introduction of the OneMinutesJr., we asked...


OneMinutesJr. Jordan Workshop: Day Five - It's a Wrap!

Posted January 19, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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It’s a wrap! The OneMinutesJr. Amman workshop wrapped up on the 5th day with a great final screening, but not before a lot of editing time. The last day was spent editing all 17 films the kids had filmed over the last few days. Video artists, Taatske and Olivia, made rough cuts to all the films based on the storyboards from the shoots. Each participant sat with one of the two artists to finalize, edit, cut it down to one minute and choose titles and music (if necessary)....


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 1 - Breaking the Ice

Posted January 21, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part Two and Part Three. Kids quietly filed into a pre-fabricated caravan for the first day of the OneMinutesJr. workshop. We are in base camp at the Za’atari refugee camp in northern Jordan, and today w...


The Power of Media

Posted February 2, 2014 no picture alexcampili

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During my freshman year in high school, I wrote a research paper about the importance of social media in the Arab Spring. In it, I discussed the use of Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites in organizing and campaigning in the revolution. Last spring, I saw a documentary entitled Blood Brother, at Sundance London, about an American who ventured to India and spent his time at an orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS. The movie conveyed, using a beautiful personal tale and s...


UNICEF Voices of Youth & The Guardian Advertisement Contest

Posted February 3, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Marketing & advertising to children (and youth) is a growing business in many parts of the world attracting increasing attention from parents, regulators, business and civil society. Children often have unsupervised access to numerous forms of media: we see advertisements all the time through the T.V., radio, the internet, and even our social media networks. And there are growing concerns about the effects of marketing on children’s physical and mental health. Inappropriate...


Story Telling Through Photography in Zambia

Posted February 5, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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25 young people between the ages of 15 and 18 years took part in a media training held at the Wildlife Society National Office in Lusaka, Zambia. In attendance was Mr. Stephen Kapambwe - a Photojournalist at a national newspaper agency- Times of Zambia. The training encouraged interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera one uses, understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, and understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, co...


Ready Willing and Able Documentary

Posted February 11, 2014 Avatar Ready Willing and Able

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Ready, Willing and Able is a social documentary project started in February 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Story: At one difficult time of national history, Nepalese people are raising voices and action for a change. And youth is in the game, Ready Willing and Able. RWA unite different youth organizations and volunteers in Nepal to direct a social documentary about the power of Youth as a Change Maker. Ready, Willing and Able was born after a field study conducted in Nepal by...


Media Education: Make it Happen! @iam_omovbude

Posted February 28, 2014 no picture Victor Ehi-Brown

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Media education is the process through which individuals become media literate - able to critically understand the nature, techniques and impacts of media messages and productions. In Canadian schools, there is a growing awareness for the need to connect classroom learning to the real world and to bring media content into the classroom for analysis, evaluation and discovery. Media education acknowledges and builds on the positive, creative and pleasurable dimensions of popular cu...


The rising tide of cyber abuse

Posted March 12, 2014 no picture Babygirl_ Connect_ South Africa

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Source: https://soundcloud.com/vibe-fm-young-reporters/tnn...

Cyber abuse is continuing to rise around the world and seems to be affecting young people and children a lot more. However, there are ways to protect our youth against this so that they enjoy the benefits that the internet provides. The young reporters in South Africa have become aware of this and wish to raise awareness in their communities through the medium of radio about the effects of cyber abuse. Take a listen.


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