KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy
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Can a march on the White House revive Kony 2012?

Can a march on the White House revive Kony 2012? | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

Reviving the KONY 2012 movement via a march on the White House.

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kids of all ages coming together for something that they believed in. showing that a young generation could form together for their voices to be heard for what the have belief in. 

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Invisible Children’s Move:DC Resurfaces

Invisible Children’s Move:DC Resurfaces | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

MOVE:DC helps rekindle KONY 2012 support.

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Invisible Children With Invisible Motives – Oh Internet!

Invisible Children With Invisible Motives – Oh Internet! | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

A critical analysis of why KONY 2012 is a sham.

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African Union hunts Uganda rebel group

African Union hunts Uganda rebel group | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

More on the KONY 2012 movement and America's contribution to stop the LRA.

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Moving Beyond Kony 2012

Moving Beyond Kony 2012 | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

Huffington Post analyzes the success of Invisible Childrens' KONY 2012 viral video.

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The Kony 2012 Scam And Why You Should STOP Supporting ‘Invisible Children’

The Kony 2012 Scam And Why You Should STOP Supporting ‘Invisible Children’ | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

This article was very interesting in terms of the facts it provides. The numbers alone make you question the Invisible Children organization and how there could be such a big gap in the information.

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The 10 Most Viral YouTube Videos of 2012

The 10 Most Viral YouTube Videos of 2012 | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

Mashable identified Invisible Children's KONY 2012 video as No. 1 on their list of the 10 Most Viral YouTube Videos of 2012.

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LRA Crisis Tracker | Invisible Children + Resolve

LRA Crisis Tracker | Invisible Children + Resolve | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

On this real-time crisis tracker, Invisible Children provides an unprecedented level of transparency to those who wish to follow the LRA's movement across Africa.

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Invisible Children - Critiques Page

Invisible Children - Critiques Page | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

On this page, Invisible Children responds to critiques by providing more transparency into their organization and funding.

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KONY 2012 - Original video on YouTube

Since its original upload on YouTube in March 2012, this video has received over 93.8 million views, 1,378,628 likes, 175,759 dislikes, and 641,436 comments.

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KONY 2012 - Original video by Invisible Children

Since its original upload in Febuary 2012, this video has received 

18.3 million plays, 21.7 thousand likes, and 1,291 comments on Vimeo. This documentary quickly became the most watched viral video in history.

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'Kony 2012' grabs media attention, but it could be fleeting

'Kony 2012' grabs media attention, but it could be fleeting | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

This USA Today article predicts that the KONY 2012 movement associated with the viral video will not last, calling it "fleeting."

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10,000 United Against the LRA | Enough Project

10,000 United Against the LRA | Enough Project | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

MOVE:DC, a follow-up to Cover the Night and KONY 2012, seems to have had strong backing from supporters. Over 10,000 supporters came out to show that their support for Invisible Children and stopping the LRA is unweilding.

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Before donating to Kony 2012, do your research – OSU – The Lantern | Donate To Charitiy

This article breaks down how much of your money is actually going to fighing the LRA.

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What Happened to Kony 2012?

What Happened to Kony 2012? | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

An analysis of the waning Kony 2012 movement.

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Jason Russell on Joseph Kony, his breakdown and his upcoming summit on the LRA conflict

An interview with Jason Russell

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Creator of Kony 2012, Jason Russell, is Out of Treatment and Talking to Oprah

Creator of Kony 2012, Jason Russell, is Out of Treatment and Talking to Oprah | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

Jason Russell talks with Oprah about his "out of body experience."

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Kony 2012 campaigner Jason Russell: 'I wasn't in control of my mind or body'

Kony 2012 campaigner Jason Russell: 'I wasn't in control of my mind or body' | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

The KONY 2012 movement halts as Invisible Children film-maker, Jason Russell, has a very public breakdown.

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012: Invisible Children Brings Together More Than 10,000 Activists And Global Leaders To Stop Violence Against Children In Central Africa | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012: Invisible Children Brings Together More Than 10,000 Activists And Global Leaders To Stop Violence Against Children In Central Africa | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

Invisible Children is pushing for policy solutions to stop Joseph Kony and the LRA, maintaining the KONY 2012 momentum by hosting The Global Summit on the LRA.

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Rihanna and other celebrities get behind charity facing backlash over its viral campaign targeting an African warlord

Rihanna and other celebrities get behind charity facing backlash over its viral campaign targeting an African warlord | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

20 celebrities, including Rihanna, were targeted along with 12 policy makers to spark change.

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Invisible Children Homepage

Invisible Children Homepage | KONY 2012: A Viral Video Controversy | Scoop.it

This is the website that started an online revolution, of sorts.

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