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Dear Readers, "everything we know about our society, about the world in which we live, we know from mass media." When sociologist Niklas Luhman tried to describe the knowledge society at the end of the 90s, concepts like "Web 2.0" and ...

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Table of Contents Issue #04Featured Articles #04

Iran: From Revolt on the Streets to Resistance on the Net

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Victory By Facebook? - Egypt's Digital Youth Comes of Age

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Leaks and WikiLeaks: Impact on Human Rights

What has been the impact of WikiLeaks on human rights?

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Social Media and Democratisation in Africa

Mobile, social, innovative: African tools to support democratic processes

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The Influence of Afghan Media on the Lives of Afghan Women

Media for women in Afghanistan today is like a small candle in a dark circle

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Voices for a Dignified Life

Women are the ones who suffer most from the miseries of Guatemalan society.

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Learning on the Move. The Smartphone as Teacher

Mobile technologies are increasingly playing a decisive role in learning and education

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Help Is Coming via Twitter

Ushahidi is made up of digital maps on which (crisis-) events can be posted

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Chapters #04

Beyond the magazine

“We can’t just leave solutions to the politicians“

Conference on Religion’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Broken Toilets

Emily Madsen and Samyuktha Varma have created an international magazine intended to change reporting on development work.

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Challenges for the Media – from Information to Participation

Just a blink of the eye in world history, the 40-year existence of the Internet has been revolutionary.

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Interview: Development Aid is Not All Plain Sailing

5 questions to Andris Piebalgs

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Coming Issue of DDD

For some work means fulfillment, for the majority of us it is a means to survive. For some working means calculating on a computer, for others painting a wall, others plant food to eat.
And the paradox goes even further: Politicians all over the world ask for more jobs to guarantee an income for their citizens. At the same time companies and scientist invest in new technologies to become more productive and therefore save work.
Ever since the first introduction of machines, people are discussing, if work is still needed in the future, and how it will change. John Maynard Keynes in the 20th century expected his grandkids to be working 15 hours a week, while more skeptical voices feared mass unemployment and connected instability.
DDD issue #20 asks: What does work look like in the 21. century? And what does it mean for development cooperation?

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