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Social Media and Human Rights

The Whistle featured in IPF article

The Whistle, the human rights reporting app development project that comes out of this project's research, was recently featured by the IPF.  The IPF is a youth media project that aims to 'empower the next generation of journalists to tell the stories that they think should make it onto the news agenda.'  Freelance journalist Penelope Sonder interviewed Whistle Research Assistant Rebekah Larsen for the piece.

Read the article, 'The Whistle App: The Future of Citizen Participation in Human Rights Reporting,' here.

About this website

This is the website for Ella McPherson's work related to her 2014-17 ESRC-funded research project, Social Media, Human Rights NGOs, and the Potential for Governmental Accountability.