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How smartphone citizen reporters fight biased media news on IndieFrame App

by Newsroom 7 months ago

With the increased spread of 'fake news' and 'alternative truths' in digital media, user generated content remains an enabler of free information, helping citizens to break free from elite gatekeepers like journalists.Biased journalism following certain political agendas or simply ignoring relevant facts that people confront with in their everyday life, continue to undermine democracies around the world.With use of social media for news starting to fall in a number of key markets after years of continuous growth [ source - Reuters, Digital News Report 2018 ] , we believe at IndieFrame that citizen smartphone reporters are the future of accurate reporting.Connecting IndieFrame users with media around the world, fact-checking the content and offering editorial insights from people'

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Street artists seen through lenses of passersby around the world

by Newsroom 7 months ago

They're filling our cities streets with joy and beauty, transforming daily life routines into spaces of reflection and celebration. Modern buskers and street artists are part of the collective self-expression of urban communities, and a source of spontaneous entertainment for passersby, following pre-medieval traditions of minstrels or traveling 'fools' that visited the citadel.Here's a brief selection of photos concerning street artists, from IndieFrame citizen photographers all around the world:Guitar street musicians in Tanzania, Africa | Photo - Craig Halliday / IndieFrame [get original]Performance artists in Copenhagen, Denmark | Photo - @Me / IndieFrame [get original]Movement and dance artist Dao Anh Khanh performs on the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam | Photo - Jesper Staunstru

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Timber fall IndieFrame video goes viral

by Ioan Pupila 7 months ago

Passenger accidentally records on smartphone unique moment when huge pine tree falls just few meters away from the automobile, on a mountain road.The video shot by Diana Sandor on IndieFrame was published by National Romanian Radio ( Radio România Actualităţi ) social media pages and became viral.  Video: Diana Sandor | IndieFrameThe smartphone reporter captured the scene while trying to document a story about the stunning hibernal landscape in the mountains of Transylvania - Romania, near 'Izvoare' winter resort.

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Photos from 'Yellow Vests' protests in France

by Ioan Pupila 8 months ago

The working and middle class political movement 'Yellow Vests' ( Gilets Jaunes) has been photo-documented in Paris, France, by IndieFrame local reporter Celya©.Motivated by rising fuel prices, the high cost of living and claims that a disproportionate burden of the government's tax reforms were falling on the working and middle classes, especially in rural and peri-urban areas, protesters have called for lower fuel taxes, the reintroduction of the solidarity tax on wealth, the raising of the minimum wage, and the resignation of Emmanuel Macron as President of France.Les Tuileries, Paris, 15.12.2018Yellow vest protesting with 'Give me my money!' message | Paris, 15.12.2018 | Photo by Celya / IndieFrame [ get instant photo-rights]Dancing protestors wearing gas masks | Paris, 15.12.2018 | Ph

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Top stories from our smartphone reporters published by media in 2018

by Newsroom 8 months ago

This year we continued to bring citizen reporters and independent photographers closer to the media editorials around the world. Recorded on smartphones or cameras, here are some of the best photo-video materials that made it through in the headlines, and have been published from real people on IndieFrame:Elections in Egypt, March 2018 | Photo: @momen / IndieFrameThe controversial presidential elections in Egypt were covered by Danish magazine Global Nyt using photo-documentation from local IndieFrame citizen reporters. The media also published a cover story for the elections in Sierra Leone through independent reporter Nyamacoro Silla, and reported Armenia's anti-corruption demonstrations using photos from an IndieFrame user in Erevan. This video of drivers waiting in traff

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Best photos of 2018 on IndieFrame

by Newsroom 8 months ago

Indieframe's best 50 photos of the year, curated from +25K photographers and smartphone reporters, and more than 55.000 picturesCamp seen from above, before the start of toughest cross country ski race in the world - Arctic Circle Race - that takes place annually in Sisimiut, Greenland. The 160 km race over three days is a serious challenge for winter athletes. Drone photo: Rasmus Kruse-Nielsen / IndieFrame[get original]Members of ‘Hela Wigmen’ indigenous tribe of Papua New Guinea (also known as ‘Huli People’) prepare for funeral ritual in in the Hela Province. Photo: Jeppe Raun / IndieFrame[get original]Fireworks explode from boats over the Danube river in Budapest - Hungary, during national day of St. Stephen’s celebrations, 20th of August 2018. Photo: @LostInThe

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Who are the 3 #MyWallFrame photo-competition winners?

by Newsroom 8 months ago

Winning pictures of #MyWallFrame 2018 on IndieFrameHere are the best 3 photos that will be printed, framed and then sent to their creators straight at their home doors: 'Mount Bromo' by Jeppe Raun'Favourite road' by Aske Tobias Jørgensen'Ruse' by Gitte Vinum Thanks loads to every participant. More than 253 photos were submitted to the photo-contest by December 1st 2018. Everyone who uploaded has a chance to monetise their photographs through IndieFrame in the future | Cover photo by @Me© on IndieFrame

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No 1 WTA Simona Halep gets Doctor Honoris Causa title in her homeland | Photos

by Newsroom 8 months ago

World number one female tennis player, Simona Halep, has been awarded an honorary doctorate in her homeland Romania. The degree of doctor honoris causa was awarded by West University, Timisoara and was for achievements in the game of tennis as well as Simona Halep’s role as an unofficial ambassador of her country.Simona Halep's speech at University of West, Timisoara - Romania, 23.11.2018 | Photo: Cornel Putan / IndieFrame [ $16 - get original]Simona Halep and professors of West University Timisoara hold photo of young tennis woman  during Dr.h.c ceremony award | Photo: Cornel Putan / IndieFrame [$16 -get original]Simona Halep receives Doctor Honoris Causa title at West University of Timisoara, Romania, 23.11.2018 | Photo: Cornel Putan / IndieFrame [$16 - get original]Cover Pho

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Black Friday editorial photo suggestions from independent reporters

by Ioan Pupila 9 months ago

If you want to write about 'Black Friday' 2018 using original content,  here are the best photo deals for you, from IndieFrame photographers:Electronic product buyers on Black Friday 2018 - Photo: Cornel Putan / IndieFrame ( $16 - buy original photo )Clients with MasterCard | Photo - Jens Panduro / IndieFrame ( buy original photo )Grabbing screen from the shelve on Black Friday 2018 - Photo: Cornel Putan / IndieFrame (buy original photo)Food sales | Photo: Cornel Putan / IndieFrame (get original photo)Plants and decorations sales | Photo: Jens Panduro / IndieFrame (get original photo)Shopping at the mall - Photo: Marius Pisica / IndieFrame ( $5 - buy photo here)Mega Mall | Photo - Stefan Rotaru / IndieFrame ( $1 - buy photo here)Cover photo: Kids in shopping cart - Photo: @Me / IndieF

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Modern manhood photos on International Men's Day 2018 from IndieFrame reporters

by Ioan Pupila 9 months ago

International Men's Day (IMD) is an annual international event celebrated every year on 19 November since 1992. The objectives of celebrating an International Men's Day  include focusing on men's and boys' health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting male role models. It is an occasion to highlight discrimination against men and boys and to celebrate their achievements and contributions, in particular for their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care.Here are 10 photo suggestions from IndieFrame on IMD 2018:Father and daughter during street music festival in Denmark | Photo: @Igor/ IndieFrameFather holds his daughter during war ride in Mosul, May 2017 | Photo: Kainoa Little / IndieFrame Wooden ship sailor in Elsino

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