Welcome to the Twitter Trawl for this week. 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_Network What is the role of media in development? Join us at our focus session on #mediadev (London/global via Skype) 27/07 http://c4dnetwork.apps-1and1.net/event/c4d-network-uk-focus-session-media-development-londonglobal-via-skype/ …
@ushahidi We are partnering w/ @devex on #datadriven to collect and visualize data. Put your work on the #SDGs on the map. https://www.ushahidi.com/blog/2016/07/19/ushahidi-partners-with-devexs-datadriven-campaign …
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES
ICT4D & INNOVATION
@OKFN Why #opensource Software Matters for #government & #civictech – a new paper by @rufuspollock http://blog.okfn.org/2016/07/13/why-open-source-software-matters-for-government-and-civic-tech-and-how-to-support-it/ …
@samhirvasdev on #videogames for intl #development: @afivenson of #DigitalDAI peeks at potential for #education & #behaviorchange http://dai-global-digital.com/video-games-in-international-development.html …
@PReyCICR Using whatsapp 2 break down the barrier btwn a reporter and the subject #commisaid via @firstdraftnews https://firstdraftnews.com/whatsapp-at-1-billion-how-can-journalists-use-the-chat-app-for-newsgathering/ … #socialmedia
OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS
OTHER INTERESTING THINGS
@worldbankdata The 2016 edition of World Development Indicators is out! https://blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/2016-edition-world-development-indicators-out-three-features-you-won-t-want-miss … #opendata #WDI2016