Sudan Stories with Jack Rice and Dan Patterson on Progressive AM 950

Recorded on AM 950 in Minneapolis as commentary on media training conducted by Small World News in Cairo, Egypt.  Download Audio In which I join talk radio host, former CIA agent, and public defender Jack Rice to share stories on 950 AM in Minneapolis about storytelling, reporting from Cairo, and digital journalism in conflict regions. Learn more at AM … Continue reading Sudan Stories with Jack Rice and Dan Patterson on Progressive AM 950

Sudan Stories: Language, Guns, & Phones – Media Training In Cairo

Recorded in March 2014 as part of a media training by Small World News in Cairo, Egypt.  Download Audio From an ad-hoc classroom through the bustling streets of Cairo to the Pyramids of Giza, this is an audio journal of stories and  thoughts recorded while working with Small World News to train Sudanese media makers in March of 2014. Our hotel was located down a busy, … Continue reading Sudan Stories: Language, Guns, & Phones – Media Training In Cairo

Sudan Stories: The Story of N – Imprisoned and Blinded

Recorded in March 2014 as part of a media training by Small World News in Cairo, Egypt.  Download Audio N is from a city in Sudan. I met her during our training course in Cairo. N was a media student for two weeks and I had to opportunity to know her well. In Sudan, N has a reputation as a hard-working and warm-hearted … Continue reading Sudan Stories: The Story of N – Imprisoned and Blinded

Sudan Stories: The Story of M – Sell a Kidney or Make Bombs

Recorded in March 2014 as part of a media training by Small World News in Cairo, Egypt.  Download Audio M is a Sudanese activist living in Cairo. As a young man in Sudan M was kidnapped, forced to join the military, and punished for refusing to learn bomb-making tactics. Years later M was released and built a life in Sudan. … Continue reading Sudan Stories: The Story of M – Sell a Kidney or Make Bombs

Alive In Sudan: Training Sudanese Media Makers in Cairo

“Sometimes the camera can be more powerful than the gun.”   – Sudanese Human Rights Activist [40:20 link] Working with Small World News, I recently traveled to Cairo, Egypt and trained a group of Sudanese media makers on the fundamentals of mobile storytelling. The group of media makers originated from disparate regions of Sudan and was selected through a vetting process … Continue reading Alive In Sudan: Training Sudanese Media Makers in Cairo

unicef: Tomorrow, South Sudan will become an independent nation. With that in mind…we present this week’s “Made by a Youngster” video.This film was created by Mary Mubarak – a 15 year old girl from Souther Sudan at our 2010 workshop “Peace in My World.”And Mary…we do love that title  (by unicef)

unicef: Tomorrow, South Sudan will become an independent nation. With that in mind…we present this week’s “Made by a Youngster” video.This film was created by Mary Mubarak – a 15 year old girl from Souther Sudan at our 2010 workshop “Peace in My World.”And Mary…we do love that title  (by unicef) (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

I was in Abyei, Sudan in the spring of 2008. This is very sad. newsflick: Burnt and destroyed village huts on the outskirts of Abyei on May 24. Around 80,000 people have fled since the north Sudanese army seized the disputed, oil-rich Abyei region almost a week ago, a southern official said Friday. (Stuart Price)

I was in Abyei, Sudan in the spring of 2008. This is very sad. newsflick: Burnt and destroyed village huts on the outskirts of Abyei on May 24. Around 80,000 people have fled since the north Sudanese army seized the disputed, oil-rich Abyei region almost a week ago, a southern official said Friday. (Stuart Price) (Source: … Continue reading