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Google News Initiative finances IndieFrame & partners for new reporters media bridge

by Newsroom 5 months ago

International Media Support, Danwatch and Indieframe have received €547,000 from the Google Digital Innovation Fund for a digital platform that will help connect news stories from underreported areas with the global media agenda. The world is full of stories that remain untold or only reach a limited local audience, even though they have the potential to draw international attention. With Mediabridge.org, IMS, Danwatch, and IndieFrame join forces to close the gap between media working in hard-to-reach areas and their European counterparts, while economically benefiting all parties involved.  Mediabridge.org will be a platform where certified local media organisations can post a pitch, a snippet of their exclusive story, or a description of their unique documentation. Europ

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Photojournalism | Daily life of Afghan refugees in Turkey

by Newsroom 5 months ago

The new wave of migrants from Afghanistan to Turkey, due to social and political instability - who created poverty and lack of chances for Afghan youth - is photo-documented for IndieFrame by Turkish photojournalist Anil Yurdakul.'The Afghan Apartment' project is a witness to Afghan youth placed in three rooms of a three-storey building in Küçükpazar for a period of three month of home life.Squatting historical buildings that are not occupied in the Turkish capital, without running and heating, the youngsters are trying to make the best out of their lives in the newly discovered territory. This is a story about a neglected generation and their struggles.Afghan refugees playing in one of the occupied historical building apartments in Instanbul, Turkey | Photo: Anil Yurdakul / I

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Brazil's anti femicide march on Women's Day 2019 in photos

by Ioan Pupila 5 months ago

Thousands marched for women's rights, against government in Brazil, on Internationla Women's Day 2019.Protestors denounced gender violence and sexual discrimination, in a country that has the fifth highest rate of femicide in the world. Last year elected right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, has repeatedly used rhetoric widely seen as sexist and racist.08.03.2019, Rio de Janeiro | Thousands gathered around the streets of Candelaria in the Centro of Rio de Janeiro to show their commitment to the feminist fight, or "luta" as it is called in Portuguese  Photo and description: Diana Contini / IndieFrame [get photo rights]Loud calls and chants for increased female solidarity among the demonstrators, most of whom were women. Many demonstrators carried banners paying tribute to

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Top 5 #WallFrame photos of the week

by Newsroom 5 months ago

On IndieFrame, you can easily upload and sell your best photos to private individuals, media and businesses, in printed and framed formats. Our photo project is called #WallFrame and anyone who uses the tag while uploading photos on IndiaFrame app or web, can join. You can also use the Assignment to get your photo works noticed to media all around the world. Tens of independent photographers joined WallFrame this week. Here are the editor's weekly choices:TOP 5 #WALLFRAME PHOTOS OF THE WEEK 1. Budapest, Hungary - Hungarian Parliament building from Elisabeth lookout | Photo: Mark Vincze:: get digital full resolution photo here ::2.  The 'Iceberg' (Isbjerget) buildings in Aarhus, Denmark | Photo: Gitte Vinum :: get digital full reso

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Polish women march Manifa 2019 demo in photos

by Newsroom 5 months ago

Polish women took to the streets in the annual “Manifa” demonstration, which became a tradition for 20 years in 2019.The event aims to promote women’s rights and gender equality. It also highlights key problems that women face today, such as physical, psychological, sexual and economic violence.“Manifa” marches took place on March 3 in major Polish cities, including Warsaw, Poznań and Katowice. Polish women manifesting on the streets of Warsaw, during Manifa 2019 | Photo: Ivan Mezhui / IndieFrame [get photo rights]Young Polish woman in unicorn costume, holding violet plastic bat | Manifa, Warsaw 03.03.2019 | Photo: Ivan Mezhui / IndieFrame [get photo rights]Environmentalist placards for climate change action at Manifa 2019 | Photo: Ivan Mezhui / IndieFrame [get photo r

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Chicago will elect first black female mayor | photos of Toni Preckwinkle

by Ioan Pupila 5 months ago

Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, are headed on an election race to decide who will be USA's third-largest city’s next mayor.One of the candidates will become Chicago's first black woman mayor, and will make Chicago the largest U.S. city to be led by one. April 2nd 2019 is the final day of the runoff.Exclusive campaign photos of Toni Preckwinkle on IndieframePhoto: Sur Tamas / IndieFramePhoto: Sur Tamas / IndieFrame Photo: Sur Tamas / IndieFrame Photo: Sur Tamas / IndieFrameCover photo: @sur.tamas©

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Hydrocarbons exploration drilling at Ionian sea contested by environmentalists

by Newsroom 5 months ago

Athens, 21.02.2019 | Environmental activists and citizens, supported by Greenpeace and WWF, rallied against hydrocarbons exploration in Greece.  Greece has entered the final stretch towards the start of hydrocarbons exploration drilling in the Ionian sea in western Greece in 2019, while at least 500 million euros (567.6 million U.S. dollars) are expected to be invested on the entire project over the next seven to eight years.A consortium of US oil and gas giant ExxonMobil, French energy major Total, and Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE) has been awarded a tender to explore for oil and gas off the island of Crete, Greece’s Energy and Environment Ministry granted on July, 2018.According to environmentalists, iconic and ecologically sensitive marine and coastal areas are at se

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Empowering photos of women around the world, standing for their rights

by Editor Indieframe 6 months ago

IndieFrame photo-reporters around the world caught on camera unique moments when women are fighting for their rights. Here's a short editorial selection of top 10 images:1. Women march for peace and gun control in New York, U.S. at 'March for our lives' , 24.03.2018 | Photo - Benjamin Kodbol, IndieFrame |get rights here | 2.Topless woman wearing burqua protests against muslim veil ban in Copenhagen, Denmark | Photo: Lars Vibild, IndieFrame |get rights here|3. Girls going to school in Kibera Slums, Kenya. Few years ago, only men had access to proper education in the poor areas of Nairobi. Education inequity issue changed and now most young women choose to go to school. As a positive effect, the number of women involved in Drug abuse and early childhood teenage pregnancies drastically d

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WallFrame for independent photographers who want to sell digital photos in fine print!

by Newsroom 6 months ago

sell YOUR PHOTOs framed, IN FINE PRINT!Digital photos are amazing, but the printed frames will always make an impression! IndieFrame now creates amazing framed posters with your best pics.''WALLFRAME is created for amateur and professional freelance photographers who can now sell their images to both private individuals, media and businesses, but also to markets that are more niche. Like all other content on IndieFrame, it is all about authenticity. With WallFrame, real photos from independent photographers take shape, beautifully framed, and perhaps contribute to other angles of the conversations around the dining table.'' - Cecilia Valsted, IndieFrame co-founderJOIN #WALLFRAME It's super-easy: Upload your own best photos (in a high enough quality for printing in

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World Cancer Day celebrated in photos from independent photographers

by Newsroom 6 months ago

Each year on 4 February, World Cancer Day empowers people across the world to show support, raise collective voice, take personal action and press governments to do more.At IndieFrame, independent photographers and smartphone reporters raise awareness on health and cancer through photos and videos all around the world, that need to be brought to media attention.The theme for 2019 is "I am and I will" and we encourage everyone to share their photo-video materials on the theme. Here are some photos that already drew attention to our editorial team:Cycling for cancer in Athens, Greece | Photo - Eleni Paraglou / IndieFrame [get rights]IBCPC in Florence, Italy - Photo: Jens Panduro / IndieFrame [get rights]The IBCPC Dragon Boat Festival is held every four years under the auspices of the Interna

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