Category Archives: Politics

Voices that challenge, inform… Influence?

‘Do not mistake information for influence’ Blogs and Bullets, Aday et al, 2010 Authority, irreverence and justice are all profoundly influential concepts and qualities. Equally important when considering influence and impact, is content, form and context. Political messages can be … Continue reading

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Scamming for Justice

  From: REV,DR.JOHN H.WILLIAMS.(revdrjohnhwilliams@yahoo.com.tw) Sent: 15 October 2014 02:09:41 DEAR BENEFICIARY, I AM REV,DR.JOHN H.WILLIAMS,THE AUDITOR GENERAL OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND I WISH TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE SCAN COPY OF YOUR CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT … Continue reading

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Art of the MOOC: Merging Public Art and Experimental Education

The rise of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) has taken advantage of the increasing ease with which digital technologies can be used to broadcast and interact, creating broad communities of educators and learners. Long-standing distance learning course providers such as Open … Continue reading

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Digital Defamation

A young opposition activist in Burma (also known as Myanmar) has recently been arrested and charged with “defamation” after she made a satirical post on Facebook mocking the country’s new military uniforms. The post by activist Chaw Sandi Tun compared the uniforms … Continue reading

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Comdev in action in Palestine

Palestine has come back to the headline news recently. To get an insider view from the Communication 4 Development point of view, you can follow live on Bambuser Malmoe Professor Tobias Denskus interviewing Rebecca Bengtsson, Communications Officer with the Temporary … Continue reading

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