Welcome to the latest Twitter Trawl! We trawl twitter to bring you the best of the tweets that are relevant for the communication for development sector. This is the full fat version – a briefer ‘highlights’ newsletter is distributed weekly to full members.
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C4D EVENTS – UPCOMING
@GSMAm4d The #DRinnovationfund is open for applications! Grants up to £300k available! Apply by 13 Oct https://www.gsma.com/mobilefordevelopment/programmes/disaster-response/innovation-fund … #commisaid #innovation
@alexandrasl #CommIsAid folks–have you or your org set up or used a #hotline before? if so, help us with this survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeUmb00wX0LjXcQ40qVjcT1Hmt7XErWBDbIrDcMUKI8IKPoRw/viewform
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES
ICT4D & INNOVATION
@duncan_ids What conditions in democratic #governance make ICT-mediated #CitizenEngagement transformative? http://www.makingallvoicescount.org/publication/voice-chatter-making-icts-work-transformative-citizen-engagement/ … #opengov #ict4d
@iginioe For those who are interested in the Politics of Technology in Africa, a couple of chapters free to download https://www.academia.edu/34498994/The_Politics_of_Technology_in_Africa … #ICT4D
OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS
@solemu Participatory Video and its ability to address rumours: the latest blog I wrote for @CDACN #ict4d #video4change http://www.cdacnetwork.org/i/20170912104631-v6fzk/
@DSouter_ictDA The return of my weekly ‘Inside the Information Society’ for APC – How should we rethink the Information Society? : https://www.apc.org/en/blog/inside-information-society-how-should-we-re-think-information-society …
@MikeOghia My @openDemocracy piece: Access, #sustainability, & participation: #electricity as a prerequisite for #democracy? https://www.opendemocracy.net/hri/michael-j-oghia/internet-access-sustainability-and-citizen-participation-electricity-as-prerequisite
OTHER INTERESTING THINGS
@Ofcom Women, ethnic minorities and disabled people are all under-represented in the UK TV industry, our report finds today http://ofcom.in/diversityinbroadcasting …