Erin McAweeney will be conducting a 10-week project involving network analysis of manipulated visual content and context targeting immigrants and activists which will culminate into a report for WITNESS partners and a publication on computational propaganda.
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“Eyes in the Sky: Drones at Standing Rock and the Next Frontier of Human Rights Video,” a new report published, examines how activists and journalists used drones to document the protests by Native American tribes and other advocates against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Around the world, activists, journalists, and human rights investigators are using citizen reports to monitor human rights violations. If you have created or used a platform tracking open-source reports of a particular human rights issue, we want to hear from you!
A conversation about eyewitness video and police violence started 26 years ago must continue today.
Join WITNESS, FiSahara, Independent Diplomat and Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! for a discussion featuring a special presentation of eyewitness footage from Saharawi media activists.
26 Jul Six Months of Online Videos Expose Civil Society Movements and Human Rights Concerns in Western SaharaNews and Events | bridgette
An interactive platform compiles footage from a territory inaccessible to international media and rights monitors.
The project will source and analyze data from eyewitness videos of violence against transgender people. Our aim is to share this information to inform and create guidance for advocacy groups, journalists, law enforcement and tech companies to prevent re-victimization and end this discrimination.
International affairs student and data visualizer Niko Efstathiou joins us as the inaugural Google News Lab Fellow with the WITNESS Media Lab for Summer 2016.
18 Apr WITNESS and FiSahara Launch Project to Curate and Contextualize Citizen Videos from Western SaharaNews and Events | matisse
The project launches weeks ahead of a crucial UN Security Council vote on the continued peacekeeping mission.