Thus, Videre est Credere (Videre) was created. The human rights organization, which is named after the Latin motto “to see is to believe,” works to protect the rights and dignities of all who are oppressed under highly authoritarian regimes. Videre trains and equips local activities by providing the proper strategies, tools, and tra...
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...g in the news is not the reality.” Rather, we are shown “the crash of the reality, the drama.” If media wishes to be effective, it must understand what is happening before the crash. The media should “find a way to work with the people” by collaborating on which stories should be broadcasted, in what light, and when. Yakobovich advocates for shift towards “a new medium of distribution.”
Yakobovich approached digital exclusion and censorship, by engaging citizen journalism where there was none. He saw that there was a great disconnect between traditional media’s representation of “dramas” and decided to create a new system by which the actual people living in the conflicts, would be able to expose their realities by themselves, without having it misrepresented by detached media spokespeople. In this way, Yakobovich truly exemplifies social entrepreneurship.
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