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DAWNS First Grant Pool is Open!

DAWNS is committed to lowering the barriers associated with humanitarian journalism and story telling. With revenue collected through the sales of DAWNS Digest, we will issue grants to writers, bloggers, citizen-journalists, photographers, documentary film makers or any other manner of storyteller.  Nominations are open until January 25. We will announce the recipients of our first grants on February 8.

About the Grants: Each grant will not exceed $500. Do you need…
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Added by Tom Murphy on January 4, 2012 at 3:07pm — 1 Comment

Using Transmedia Change Aid Communications

Dutch organization BrandOutLoud is sick of the status quo when it comes to how Africa is portrayed.

While the images of Africa have remained the same, the image of development has changed. The industry itself has created a negative, stigmatising image of Africa. We must no longer hide behind arguments like 'it brings in the most money’ or ‘the ends justify the means'. How can we change the existing…
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Added by Tom Murphy on November 22, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Striving to Change Humanitarian Communications with Storytelling

[B]alances need to be struck. ‘Poverty porn’ is a no-go and portraying aid workers as martyrs is tacky as well, particularly in this age of recipient-led development. However, sharing more of the real stories of aid delivery with the public — a process with as much blood, sweat, tears and joy as any sweeping Hollywood epic, animated or not — could be a beneficial communications approach.

That is Ashlee Betteridge concluding in a post on communications for the…

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Added by Tom Murphy on October 31, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

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