May 27, 2011

Web And SMS project to monitor Turkish election campaign

turkishcrowdmap.jpeg A group of Istanbul Bilgi University students have launched a web project to allow “citizen journalists” to report on the 2011 election campaign across the country.

quotemarksright.jpgThe website, is a Turkish version of the Ushahidi website which uses the concept of crowdsourcing via multiple channels, including SMS, email, Twitter and the Internet, to provide citizens with a platform to upload their own instant media independently of mainstream networks.quotesmarksleft.jpg

Read full article in Hurriyet Daily News.

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