Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy
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Deconstructing the #Kony2012 Social Media Spin: “This Changes Everything” – ChangemakerNetwork :: #SocialGood 2.0

Deconstructing the #Kony2012 Social Media Spin: “This Changes Everything” – ChangemakerNetwork :: #SocialGood 2.0 | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it

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[the hope is that] this blog helps give perspective to this phenomenal media happening, especially as a response to the wild criticisms out there. #Kony2012 will no doubt be studied in the realms of film, marketing, entertainment and nonprofits; regardless of how people see IC or their programmes, it definitely “changes everything”.


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Invisible Children Kony 2012: Avoiding Scams and Irresponsible Donations

The cause is just, but the means and practices of this charity are flawed. Select divulged financial info from Invisible Children: http://www.invisiblechildr...
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Stop Kony Controversy: What You Need To Know

Stop Kony Controversy: What You Need To Know | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it
Just who is this Joseph Kony guy, anyway?
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The Kony 2012 "Controversy"

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Last week, Invisible Children launched a brilliant video aimed at making Ugandan rebel warlord Joseph Kony "famous" in the interest of capturing him and ending his reign of deranged brutality.
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KONY 2012: Part II - Beyond Famous

Participate in Cover the Night - http://www.kony2012.com/ Learn More about Invisible Children - http://www.invisiblechildren.com/ KONY 2012: Part II -- Beyon...

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How to Make Your Viral Video Go 'Kony2012' Crazy

How to Make Your Viral Video Go 'Kony2012' Crazy | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it
That Kony2012 viral video achieved historic numbers. But if your CMO is gunning for big-time online marketing campaigns, they need the CIO's help to succeed.

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Some resources on the Invisible Children controversy

Blogger Rachel Held Evans curates a collection of helpful resources for readers to make their own judgments on Kony 2012 and IC


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Guest post: Joseph Kony is not in Uganda (and other complicated things) - By Michael Wilkerson

Guest post: Joseph Kony is not in Uganda (and other complicated things) - By Michael Wilkerson | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it

"Stopping Kony won't change any of these things, and if more hardware and money flow to Museveni's military, Invisible Children's campaign may even worsen some problems."


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Kony 2012 and the case of the invisible media

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Much has been said about Invisible Children’s video campaign to rally awareness towards the atrocities of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony.But more important is what Kony 2012 means in our ongoing relationship…...
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KONY 2012

From the director of #KONY2012 comes our new film MOVE. Watch & take part in an experiment for social change.
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The Problem With Invisible Children's "Kony 2012"

The Problem With Invisible Children's "Kony 2012" | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it
It is important to understand the context and the history of a region before blundering blindly forward to "help" a people you don't understand.
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KONY 2012: Is the Viral Campaign a Scam?

KONY 2012: Is the Viral Campaign a Scam? | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it
KONY 2012 has begun to receive significant backlash from organizations and publications questioning the authenticity of the campaign.
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Taking ‘Kony 2012′ Down A Notch

Taking ‘Kony 2012′ Down A Notch | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it
As we speak, one of the most pervasive and successful human rights based viral campaigns in recent memory is underway. Invisible Children’s ‘Kony 2012‘ campaign has taken Twitter,...

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Young Adults Most ‘Contagious Carriers’ in the Viral Video Spread of ‘KONY 2012’

Young Adults Most ‘Contagious Carriers’ in the Viral Video Spread of ‘KONY 2012’ | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it
On July 25, 2007, Mary Madden, Senior Research Specialist for the Pew Internet & American Life Project, said, "Young adults are the most ‘contagious...

 

 

Social Media’s Critical Role in Awareness & Viral Spread

 

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Deconstructing the #Kony2012 Social Media Spin: “This Changes Everything” – ChangemakerNetwork :: #SocialGood 2.0

Deconstructing the #Kony2012 Social Media Spin: “This Changes Everything” – ChangemakerNetwork :: #SocialGood 2.0 | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it

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[the hope is that] this blog helps give perspective to this phenomenal media happening, especially as a response to the wild criticisms out there. #Kony2012 will no doubt be studied in the realms of film, marketing, entertainment and nonprofits; regardless of how people see IC or their programmes, it definitely “changes everything”.


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3 Problems With the Viral Film "Kony 2012" | AlterNet

3 Problems With the Viral Film "Kony 2012" | AlterNet | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it

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Kony Commercialized

Kony Commercialized | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it

"As far as I can tell from flicking through the sellers, this is not related to the Invisible Children campaign, but seems to be some sort of industry springing up around it. There's no indication that the profits will go to charity."


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The controversy over Kony 2012

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Journalist Michael Gerson stands behind IC's efforts and rebutes early criticisms.


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12 Lessons from KONY 2012 from Social Media Power Users - Forbes

12 Lessons from KONY 2012 from Social Media Power Users - Forbes | Kony 2012 and the Media Controversy | Scoop.it
The KONY 2012 video has clocked more than 43 million views in only two days on YouTube (and millions more since appearing on Vimeo two weeks ago), which is fairly amazing considering 1) it's about something most people have never heard of and 2)...
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