The weekly death toll and ongoing human tragedy of the refugee crisis internationally is stunning for several reasons. First, despite all of the talk (and talk and talk) about humanitarian principles and human rights, the international community has not moved beyond shutting borders, denying visas, and tent cities to deal with the several refugee crises occurring around the world.
In the space of one day, the essential services of organized society were wiped away from a community in the Philippines by Super Typhoon Haiyan. From the moment people became aware the typhoon would strike, the race was on.
Water, Shelter, Food, Medical Care, Physical Safety, Communication, and a means to obtain those things – the immediate targets of survival.
This video explores the role of media in carrying out the first act of justice – seeing that something is not right.
Complimenting the article about the Role of Media, the video examines the process of energizing both the young journalists and experienced media opinion leaders as they seek to create positive change in their countries with a return to investigative reporting skills.
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