Andrew McGregor talks about his not-for-profit The Tiziano Project, which brings teachers into developing countries to teach citizens basic journalism skills. The Tiziano Project has encouraged these people to become reporters for news sources such as Reuters and share their stories from a grassroots level. The Tiziano Project was recently awarded the 2011 Online Journalism Award for Community Collaboration. View the press release here: http://stevens.usc.edu/read_article.php?news_id=714.
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