Sunday, 8 August 2010

India's Tribal Citizens use New Cell Phone Technology to Produce Local News

Dozens of citizen journalists in India's neglected tribal communities recently learned how to produce and share audio news reports for the first time through an innovative cell phone system launched by Knight International Journalism Fellow Shubhranshu Choudhary. Within months of the launch, users have already logged more than 1,600 calls and 250 comments.