Increased merger of advocacy & journalism seen among NGOs, foundations, even artistic collectives like Kenya’s The Carrot Co with its ‘Frontline Women’ video project
Media and advocacy organizations have historically run on different tracks. However, for more than a decade now, an increasing number of advocacy organizations have begun to incorporate journalism in their work to tell important, underreported stories. The self-described “experiential and art-based” The CARROT Co. is one such organization in Kenya skirting the line between advocacy and journalism today. The CARROT Co. uses video to address issues such as women’s rights, youth unemployment and global peace efforts.
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