Rachel Anderson goes back to Libya to file weekly video reports on how revolution is changing & inspiring young revolutionary fighters.
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Rachel Anderson, an American journalist who was embedded with several youth groups in Libya in Feb/Mar 2011, returns to document and file weekly reports on the real life experiences of how the revolution is affecting the young fighters and activists. From influential rap music, to new freedoms for young women, revolution manifests itself in unexpected ways.
By supporting Rachel as an independent journalist, you will be helping to provide for security, accommodations, daily living, satellite equipment, and a small communications team in the US assisting in logistics for 8 weeks. Any donations passed the goal will ensure a longer stay and continued coverage.
Donors will have a direct connection to the evolving on-the-ground events and personal stories via weekly video reports. Rachel is receiving communications and logistical support from One Day on Earth, who will host the video reports.
During the current wave of revolutions in the Middle East, Rachel has filed reports for PBS Frontline and HDnet. She holds a degree in Journalism from University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
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pledged of $30,000 goal
Funding Canceled Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on April 28, 2011.
Mar 28, 2011 - Apr 28, 2011 (30 days)
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Weekly email updates with a more in-depth and personal look at the situation and stories
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Everything from previous reward plus: a weekly high resolution photo
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Everything from previous rewards plus: a weekly group online chat session with Rachel and (situation depending) a member of the revolution
Pledge $300 or more
Everything from previous rewards plus: a 10-15 private Skype call with Rachel or Libyan Activist
Pledge $500 or more
Everything from previous rewards plus: a special edition book of photos from Rachel's stay in Libya AND onscreen credit at the end of every weekly video as a backer