WIRED magazine recently published an article by WITNESS’ Program Director, Sam Gregory, on how mobile livestreaming is changing the very nature of human rights witnessing.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WITNESS today announced that Nicole Wong has joined its Board of Directors. Wong will advise the organization on engaging with emerging technologies, visual privacy and more.
WITNESS’ executive director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm appeared live on MSNBC’s online channel Shift, on the program Road Map, along with WITNESS partner and trainee, Rooj Alwazir.
Hari Sreenivasan reports on how WITNESS trains citizens around the world to record better video when they witness a crime, while protecting themselves from becoming targets.
The introduction of verified video evidence could be as critical as the introduction of forensics in criminal investigations and trials.
Exploring the ethical considerations and verification challenges newsrooms and civil society face when using citizen video in their reporting and research documentation.