Rainy Day in Georgia (former Soviet Republic)

  AKHALTSIKHE, Georgia, 20 May 2014 – It’s a cold, rainy, bleak day here in Akhaltsikhe, a large town in the southwestern part of Georgia. I’m in Georgia 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 […]

Continue reading

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. […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading