In the race for getting audience attention during an era of compassion fatigue, cooperation between journalists and NGOs is not only beneficial for both parties, but it also contributes to peacebuilding efforts by improving human rights reporting, facilitating aid granting, and enabling change in the mainstream media’s violence-oriented journalistic model.
Appreciative Inquiry is an innovative approach to creating deep connections and building bridges with others. While the Artificial Intelligence process feels quite intuitive, it is rarely applied systematically in practice. We will explore The Simultaneity Principle which says that inquiry and change are not truly separate moments but are simultaneous.
Amardo Rodriguez discusses the charge, raised in many mainstream media sources in the United States, that pacifism cannot be defended in the post 9/11 world. A new framework for communication is suggested - an ecology of communication - so as to broaden the scope of possibility amd allow for a
Aside from music being used a tool for personal expression, it also has the potential to influence social and political cultures. John Lennon, musician and social activist, has proven this to be true. Over the decades, Lennon’s songs have resembled reception and empowerment of human rights, and resistance and protest
Mizanur Rahman analyzes the assertion that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the catalyst to enhance community empowerment, reporting on research study, “Community Empowerment through ICTs: Evidence from the Grassroots in Bangladesh and India”. His analysis of evidence from Bangladesh shows that ICT penetration alone is not proportionately related to
Notes On A Controversy Author: Amardo Rodriguez Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 12/04/2017 Another week brings yet national controversy where no person was robbed, raped, molested, abused, maimed, or killed. Instead, the controversy involves a prominent person or academic who has been accused of using language