We highlight our work on livestream and eyewitness media curation through two pilot projects carried out during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Visit our test site where we’re experimenting with tools like Deepstream, Crowdvoice and Timeline to curate diverse eyewitness media and live video that bring to light human rights violations related to the Summer Games in Rio.
Watching Western Sahara is a collaborative video curation platform created to curate and contextualize eyewitness footage of human rights in the occupied territory of Western Sahara. WITNESS’s Madeleine Bair and FiSahara’s María Carrión explain how and why the collaboration came to be.
28 Jun ANALYSIS OF EYEWITNESS VIDEO DATA SHOWS CLIMATE OF HATRED TOWARD TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NONCONFORMING PEOPLEUpdate | WITNESS
The WITNESS Media Lab shares initial findings from a new project focused on curating and analyzing data from videos of violent acts against transgender and gender nonconforming people that have been captured and shared for entertainment.
What do online videos, their views, and comments, tell us about the climate of hate and violence against transgender and gender nonconforming people?
Eyewitnesses who film or circulate human rights videos may have a personal, professional, or political motivation. The latest in our series on the ethics of using eyewitness videos explores the reasons and methods of crediting the people behind the footage.
Deciding if and how to share human rights footage taken by eyewitnesses is rarely simple. A new resource offers guidance on applying ethical principles to this new form of documentation.