Local Georgian Media Embrace Videos That Rock

AKHALTSIKHE, Georgia, 20 May 2014 – During my Backpack Journalism Workshop in the town of Akhaltsikhe, the local newspaper interviewed me about the event. I’ve been pleased with the reception from the local media, which is just beginning to make headway into the methodology. They all seem to be interested in making videos that rock. […]

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Ukraine On Georgian Minds

  AKHALTSIKHE, Georgia, 20 May 2014 – The news broadcasts here in the southwestern section of Georgia are filled with alarming stories and images about events in Ukraine. People here seem quite agitated. Unsettled. (Photo by Bill Gentile)

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Ballerinas and Videos That Rock in Tbilisi

TBILISI, Georgia, 18 May 2014 — Young ballerinas line up to greet guests at the opening of a restored cultural museum in the Georgian capital. I’m here for two weeks to discuss how digital technology and the Internet are revolutionizing the global exchange of information — and the way we live. We are at an extraordinary juncture […]

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In Tbilisi Making Videos that Rock

  TBILISI, Georgia, 18 May 2014 – This is a beautiful city, capital of a fascinating country, and an interesting time to be here. Georgia is part of Southwestern Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Turkey and Russia, with a sliver of land north of the Caucasus extending into Europe. Despite is location, Georgia views […]

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In Tbilisi, Georgia: “Raise Your Voice With Video”

  TBILISI, Georgia, 17 May 2014 – The view from the terrace of the hotel where I’m staying while in Tbilisi. I’m in the former Soviet Republic for two weeks to give a series of workshops and presentations on how digital technology and the Internet have granted a new generation with tremendous power of communication. […]

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