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Microsoft Provides Sponsored Microsoft Azure Service to Norsensus Mediaforum

Microsoft grants to Norsensus Mediaforum a sponsored Microsoft Azure account worth of $5000 per year. Microsoft Azure is an integrated suite of cloud services- computing, web and mobile apps, networking, storage, and more. We thank Microsoft for their generous support helping us to develop exciting solutions for the society, achieve more insight, more efficiency and more impact. Microsoft offers donated...

Unfolding the Power of Visual Storytelling in Greece

Facilitated by Norsensus Mediaforum, a two day visual storytelling workshop brought 40 NGO representatives in Greece capital, Athens. The participants explored the power of visual storytelling in civil society on 12 and 13th December. Practically they learned essential skills for visualization and producing visual content for different purposes. In the first day of the workshop, the participants learned about the structure...

Mastering storytelling for promoting better our cause

Youth workers from 9 countries were initiated in connecting the art of storytelling with organizational development, together with other youth workers from nine European countries, within Story-down walls! training course, supported by the Erasmus+ Programme. The training course, organized by Norsensus Mediaforum from Norway and Fundatia Danis from Romania, took place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, at the end of November 2016. The...

Young Trainers from Norway, Poland and Romania Met in Transilvania

In the frame of YourKITE Erasmus+ project, 18 young trainers from Norway, Poland and Romania met in Ighiu, Romania for a one week workshop. The participants between 18 to 25 learned developing workshops for youth, on media and communication, entrepreneurship, volunteering, and labour market, during the training. The Norwegian and Polish team first met in Budapest and took a long bus ride together to...

Instagram Takes Storytelling More Seriously

Instagram's new Snapchat-like feature lets you create photo stories that expire after a day. As storytelling tools are unfolding the possibilities of exploring new exciting stories around us, Instagram gears up in this field by adding a new feature called Stories. Instead of posting carefully-chosen photos, Stories lets you post a bunch of photos throughout the day. And at the...

Bilateral Event in Croatia for Sharing Perspectives towards Cooperation

Norsensus Mediaforum shared ideas on civil society cooperation between Norway and Croatia at the bilateral meeting on 13th and 14th of June at the IMPACT – European Centre for Cross-Sector Partnership in Zadar, “Different perspectives towards cooperation”. The program was organzied by The National Foundation for Civil Society Development acting as the operator of NGO Fund in Croatia in the...

Promoting Recognition of Non Formal Education and Building Strategic Partnerships in Portugal

Norsensus Mediaforum took part in one-week training course devoted to forming strategic partnerships and developing projects within Erasmus+ KA2. From May, 10 – 16th the training course for youth workers, leaders and project managers was held on Madeira island of Portugal in the framework of N.I.C.E. – New Intervention with Creative Education, a contribution training scheme to support Erasmus+...

Fighting Hate Speech with Graffiti in Bulgaria

Norsensus Mediaforum was represented in the project Stop Hating Start LOVEing, dedicated to promotion of No Hate Speech Movement and fighting hate speech in a non-violent way, with graffiti. The project was organised by Bulgarian partners - Alternativi International in Bansko, Bulgaria on the 20-27th of May in the framework of Erasmus+ KA1.   During this week 30 participants from Estonia, Bulgaria,...

Final International Conference on Advocacy against Domestic Violence in Bulgaria

On 14 and 15 May the final conference was held in Bulgarian town, Panagyurishte in the frame of "Break the silence project- a campaign for awareness, prevention and protection against domestic violence and violence based on gender". The mayor of the municipality of Panagyurishte Nicola Belishki, commissioner Blaga Kraycheva, head of regional directorate of interior in Pazardzhik, Petko Shotlekov,...

Can I copyright a joke? Creative expression and copyright

On this podcast episode, Andy Sellars of Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic discusses coyright issues in relation to tweets and jokes. Summary With 316 million users posting 500 million tweets a day, someone is bound to write an unoriginal tweet now and then. But there are some Twitter users whose entire existence relies completely on plagiarizing tiny jokes and relatable observations created...