Category Archives: Blog

Buffer Zone Bloggers weekend 29 & 30 April 2011

Youthful, passionate, free voices and free spirits: these are the players in the social media revolution. If the description applies to you, then join us for the Buffer Zone Bloggers weekend.

The two day event includes:

  • International and local bloggers and journalists sharing their experiences
  • Discussions with Egyptian activists about the role of social media
  • Workshops on blogging, social media, and video animation
  • Documentary film screenings

Whether you’re a seasoned blogger or a beginner, there will be plenty to interest you!

Friday and Saturday 29-30 April 2011 at the Cyprus Community Media Centre, in Nicosia’s buffer zone, next to Ledra Palace. Free wi-fi will be available for all, so bring your laptop!

Admission is free, but registration is essential. Look out for more details on registration soon, or email sarah@cypruscommunitymedia.org

Inside The Egyptian Revolution

Wael Ghonim is the Google executive who helped jumpstart Egypt’s democratic revolution … with a Facebook page memorializing a victim of the regime’s violence. Speaking at TEDxCairo, he tells the inside story of what happened when everyday Egyptians showed that “the power of the people is stronger than the people in power.”