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A person coming out of a crowd could become a whistleblower, standing against what are disabling forces to raise his/her voice, setting a hard-hitting example for many others to follow.
Yes, we are often confronted with this question. Who is a Citizen Journalist, how different is he or she from an average citizen and why should a citizen be doing a journalist's job? This in my opinion is the difference between a Citizen Journalist (CJ) and a citizen. A citizen who not only enjoys the luxury of his or her rights, but also knows how to bear the responsibilities.
During the course of filing stories for the Citizen Journalist show, I have met a number of CJs. People with lot of vigour, a strong will power, empathy and a passion to bring about positive changes in...Read more...
More about Vandana AnandVandana Anand works as a correspondent at CNN-IBN. A sports enthusiast and passionate about books, Vandana desires to study everything in this world. She feels life is too short and there is so much left to do – from playing tennis to writing books, from doing medical research to social service etc etc. Vandana loves travelling and is especially fascinated by hills and snowfalls. She wants to explore unexplored places.
An interesting phenomenon happened in social media over the last few weeks: the news feed flooded with images of
August 18 marks a significant marker to 500 days left to meet Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) targets. Today, the
Several college students have been injured when Sikkim police lathicharged them while they were protesting against the recent hike
Twenty two years ago when Bill Clinton won his first Presidential election, he instantly did two things, one of
If eye-witness accounts and independent news reports are to be believed "Aatankwadiyon ko bahar nikalo" (bring the terrorists out)
Innovation has the ability to transform societies, making what once seemed unimaginable a reality. Much of what we perceive