• Tue, Sep 27, 2011 Warsaw

    The Jefferson Institute assembled a group of twenty one civil society activists spanning a region from Belarus to Kyrgyzstan to attend the 2011 HDIM in Warsaw.  The majority of participants are established human rights defenders active in the use of new media who are in the position to train their up and coming colleagues and provide a much needed NGO voice to the OSCE discussion on themes of fundamental freedoms, rule of law, tolerance and non-discrimination, election observation, and various humanitarian issues.

  • Fri, Jul 22, 2011 Library of Congress

    The 2011 NDIIPP/NDSA partners meeting of the Library of Congress assembled for the 6th time, this summer under the theme “Improvisations on the Stewardship of Digital Information.”

    The Jefferson Institute became a founding member of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance this year, so it was a real thrill to dive in and discover what a driven group it is.

  • Thu, Jul 07, 2011 Hofburg, Vienna

    The Jefferson Institute assembled a group of seven journalists and human rights activists from Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine to participate in the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on the Promotion of Pluralism in New Media between July 6th and July 9th in Vienna, Austria.  

  • Wed, Jul 06, 2011 Vilnius

    From June 29th to July 1st in Vilnius, Lithuania Jefferson Institute assembled a group of new media journalists and human rights activists from countries where freedom of speech is threatened. Participants hailed from: Russia, South Africa, Congo, Hungary, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Venezuela, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka and Burma to discuss media freedoms in their country. Events in Vilnius were part of Secretary Clinton’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative to build the digital literacy of civil society organizations around the world.

  • Sun, Apr 10, 2011 Reynolds Journalism Institute, University of Missouri
    Aaron Presnall, JI Director of Studies, delivered the Newspaper Archive Summit opening dinner address, hosted by the University of Missouri J-school and the Library of Congress.
    If a newspaper goes out of business, what happens to its archives?