Cebu to host global citizen media summit

Cebu to host global citizen media summit

Free passes for 10 Twitter contest winners

Cebu-based Netizens can participate in a prestigious two-day international summit next month by joining a competition via Twitter.
Global Voices, an international citizen media network founded in 2004 at Harvard University, will be holding its 10th anniversary Summit in Cebu City, Philippines on January 24-25, 2015.

English: Capitol building of the Province of C...
English: Capitol building of the Province of Cebu, located in Cebu City. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We are inviting bloggers, journalists, citizen media, digital experts, open internet advocates, and interested individuals to join participants from over 60 countries to the Global Voices Media Summit 2015, which will be held at the Cebu Provincial Capitol.
We are encouraging netizens residing in Cebu Province to join in our Twitter competition for a chance to win free admission to the two-day Summit. We are awarding up to 10 free passes. Regular registration for the two days Summit is PHP 2,000 for Filipino residents, with a special student rate of PHP 1,000.
The Summit will highlight talks, panel discussions, and workshops that explore the relationships between open Internet, and social movements around the world. The event program will address issues like the Philippine citizen media landscape, freedom of information, online harassment, security and surveillance, and an overview of recent global protest movements.
Like the past Global Voices Summits in the UK, India, Hungary, Chile and Kenya, the Global Voices Media Summit 2015 promises to be productive site for inspiring fresh ideas, sharing of experiences, and forging collaborations of citizen media and bloggers from across the world.
The Global Voices Summit 2015 is sponsored by the Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, the Province of Cebu, Knight Foundation, Sun Star Publishing, Open Society Foundations and Yahoo! PRworks Inc. is the summit’s event partner.

 

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