Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2655
Title: Empowering rural citizen journalism via web 2.0 technologies
Authors: Figueiredo, Marco A.
Prado, Paola
Câmara, Mauro A.
Albuquerque, Ana M.
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: ACM Press
metadata.dc.relation.ispartof: Communities and Technologies 2009: Proceedings of the Fourth Communities and Technologies Conference
metadata.mci.reference.pages: 77-84
Series/Report no.: Communities and Technologies
Abstract: Once acquainted with the modern information and communication tools made available with the advent of the Internet, five Brazilian rural communities participating in a pilot project to develop a self-sustaining telecenter model, engaged in citizen journalism using inexpensive digital video cameras. Community members used Web 2.0 collaborative tools to post short videos on the telecenter portal. The 95 video blogs published between September 2006 and May 2008 recorded various aspects of community life, including religious celebrations, oral history arts and crafts traditions, folklore, and environmental concerns. This study evaluates the impact of video blogging in these communities.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1145/1556460.1556473
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2655
metadata.mci.conference.sessiontitle: Full Papers
Appears in Collections:C&T 2009: Proceedings of the Fourth Communities and Technologies Conference

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