Sunday, September 14, 2008

Media and technology

Some stories on how media/technology is being used outside of IT/corporate offices.

1. Story from Hunsur:

A camera, a mike and new confidence

2. Story on history education for kids using film:

History in the Making: Young Historians series

Children play historians, documenting the history of their families, their villages and their state. They learn that history can be shared by different kinds of people, and document the recounting of history from diverse groups including poor old women (early lessons in subaltern history?) and professional archaeologists.

3. Story on Dalit women farmers in A.P.:

Small, diverse and beautiful

and finally,

4. Story on community film-makers, from Adateegala:

The stories you missed on primetime