THE DAILY NEWS EGYPT: ’18 Days in Egypt’: A media battlefield

Nice write up on our launch party and website.

 

“We wanted to aggregate this content into a central location and create a collaborative, interactive documentary. The idea was to accumulate media that everyone else didn’t think was important, and utilize it in an effort to make sense of social media fragments and create a story out of it.”

 

In order to develop the website, Elayat and Mehta teamed up with Emerge Technology to create a new web-technological platform called GroupStream — the storytelling springboard empowers citizen journalists, photographers, filmmakers and the culturally active with the ability to upload tweets, pictures and videos into a storyline.

 

Full article here.

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