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Films For Action uses the power of film to raise awareness of important social, environmental, and media-related issues not covered by the mainstream news. Our goal is to provide citizens with the information and perspectives essential to creating a more just, sustainable, and democratic society.
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In some countries a journalist can be thrown in prison for years for a single offending word or photo. Jailing or killing a journalist removes a vital witness to events and threatens the right of us all to be informed. Reporters Without Borders has fought for press freedom on a daily basis since it was founded in 1985.
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Posted by KatrinVerclas on Jul 17, 2009
Mobiles in Social Change: 5 Billion Mobile Phones, and Counting..
Mobile phones are proliferating at astounding rates across socio-economic and cultural boundaries, revolutionizing the way we communicate with each other and organize ourselves.