Crowdfunding Citizen Journalism in Cairo

 

Mosireen, a media collective in downtown Cairo that offers equipment and training to citizen journalists, was born out of the effort by activists to document the Egyptian revolution online. As the group’s mission statement says, that was vital during the street protests that drove Hosni Mubarak from the presidential palace 21 months ago, when, “Armed with mobile phones and cameras, thousands upon thousands of citizens kept the balance of truth in their country by recording events as they happened in front of them, wrong-footing censorship and empowering the voice of a street-level perspective.”

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