Reporting on Sexual Violence: Personal and Professional Challenges for Journalists

Covering sexual assault, including rape, can bring swift and unpredictable repercussions, leaving many journalists and others torn over how best to navigate the risks. A guest post from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Abuse by Viral Video: Break the Cycle with Identity Protecting Tools

A viral video from Russia makes inadvertent accomplices of viewers and LGBT activists. How can the online community expose abuse while avoiding further harm?

An Open Source Approach to Translation

The fact that 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute is astonishing. And the immense amounts of footage shot and uploaded by citizens in places like Syria, Egypt and Chile reminds us that video is increasingly being used to expose human rights abuses. As more activists turn towards video for advocacy and evidentiary purposes, there is a critical need for accessible training resources that teach how to create and share videos safely, effectively and ethically.

Tips for Activists Using the YouTube Face Blur Tool

Recently, YouTube launched a feature that allows blurring on videos uploaded to their site. It’s a step we’ve pushed for from the commercial video-sharing platforms and social networks – as a way to enable easy, faster, more accessible options for preserving and enabling visual anonymity in a networked, visual age.

كيف تصور الاحتجاجات:٥ أجزاء فيديو عن التصوير من أجل التغيير

“أنا خادم لشعبى . أنامراسل. طالما يستمع الناس إلى قصتي، سأظل أعمل على إيصال رسالتي، مهما كانت العواقب.”

Anatomy of a Good Advocacy Video

At WITNESS, we rotate facilitators at our weekly staff meetings. If assigned as facilitator, the person is responsible for doing some research and sharing a current advocacy video of interest.

Are News Photography Standards Out of Touch With the Cameras Everywhere World We Inhabit?

A growing global trend of employing facial recognition technologies (FRTs) has increased risks of compromising the privacy and safety of anyone filmed or photographed, especially in countries with repressive governments.

How To Film Protests: Video Tip Series for Activists at Occupy Wall Street, in Syria and Beyond

The thousands of human rights-related videos being created and shared – from raw documentation of human rights violations in Syria to the Occupy protests and the range of police abuse and misconduct therein – illuminate the role that citizen video is playing to not only inform us but also to motivate us to take action.

Video for Change Best Practices: Sharing and Uploading Human Rights Videos

Regardless if you are uploading unedited or edited footage, it is essential to provide the following information so your footage can be found and coordinated with other footage.

أفضل الممارسات: مشاطرة، نشر وتحميل مشاهدك

هذه المدونة هي الأولى في سلسلة من المدونات في اللغة العربية تهدف إلى تبادل ما لدينا من المواد التدريبية مع الجمهور المتحدث باللغة العربية – انظر إلى المدونة الأساسية فيأفضل ممارسات الفيديو من أجل التغيير , موجود أيضا في اللغة الإنجليزية. يرجى توزيع الممارسات مع الشبكات الخاصة بك و يرجى مساعدتكم على تطويرها من خلال ترك تعليقاتك في هذه المدونة أو بطريقة ارسال لنا عن طريق التويتر إلى:٠

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