ElectUA (ElectUA.org), a Ukrainian state-of-the-art civil society tool to monitor election infringements, has executed a wide monitoring of the violations at the Ukrainian parliamentary elections, both before and during the vote. Read more »
Tough questions and stone-faced rebuttals from authorities don’t deter Wang Jing, a young journalist at China’s New Century magazine. "I feel I am a representative of the public,” said Jing, explaining her recent persistent enquiries of Thai officials. “If I must, I can apologize in private for aggressive questioning." Read more »
The crowdsourced election monitoring platform ElectUA.org, a project of Internews Ukraine, is using an unconventional marketing approach to encourage Ukrainians, especially young people, to vote in the country’s upcoming Parliamentary elections and to report potential election violations during the campaign and on Election Day (Oct. 28). A promotional video for the site (above), which has garnered more than 16,000 views on YouTube so far, features zombies roaming among the masses on the streets of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital. Read more »
I am happy to announce that together, we have raised more than $48,000 to support youth voices all over the world.
We were so excited one month ago when a member of our board generously committed to matching donations, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000. But the board is only offering up this opportunity until November 7th. We have just three weeks left to reach that goal, and we can only do it with your help. Read more »
GEO (Global Emergency Overview) is a new app for smartphones and tablet computers designed to improve access to information and analysis on crisis impact and, thereby contribute toward creating shared situation awareness at the early stage of a disaster.
GEO was launched October 12 at the Crisis Mappers Conference in Washington, jointly developed by ACAPS and Internews. Read more »
The Internews Board of Directors is pleased to share this exciting news: In support of our 30th anniversary and InternewsNext, our campaign to recognize and support young voices, a member of our board has generously committed to matching donations, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000.Read more »
Ms. Cui Zheng, 27, is a reporter with Caixin Media, arguably one of the best newsmakers in China. She covers news related to environment, technology, energy, and food safety and publishes instant news and feature stories on caixin.com, and a magazine, Caixin Century Weekly. Prior to her position in Caixin, she worked as a news assistant with The Guardian. Read more »