Saturday, March 22, 2014

Journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary wins 'Digital activism award'

Indian journalist beats Edward Snowden to win 2014 Google Digital Activism Award
  • Indian Journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary bagged prestigious award 'Digital Activism Award' 2014
  • The Award is conferred every year by a London based organization called Index Freedom of Expression
  • He got this award for his CGNET SWARA project
  • Journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary's used internet and mobile phone networks to get the voices of tribals from deep inside of forests of Chhattisgarh across the world in Gondi Language. 
  • The jury chooses from among the bravest of journalists, artists, campaigners and digital innovators, the world over and among the four categories only the Digital Activism Award is judged through public voting online.

Note : American whistleblower Edward Snowden was also a contender for this award. 

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