Big Vision Podcast (citizen journalism)
Interviews with individuals creating positive change. For seven years (2006-2013), Britt Bravo interviewed over 70 people with big visions for a better world.
Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

Jensine Larsen is the Founder and CEO of World Pulse. World Pulse is a global media and communcation network devoted to bringing women a global voice. They broadcast and unite women's voices from around the world into a powerful voice for change.  They produce a print and web magazine as well as host an interactive community newswire, called PulseWire, where women can speak for themselves to the world, and connect to solve global problems.

A transcript of the interview is available on Have Fun, Do Good.

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Music: "Mango Delight," by Kenya Masala.

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Community Funded Reporting: David Cohn of Spot.us Interview from July 9, 2009 with David Cohn, the Founder of Spot.us.  Spot.Us is a nonprofit project pioneering “community funded reporting.”  Through Spot.Us, the public can commission journalists to do investigations on important, and perhaps overlooked stories.

David is a journalist turned entrepreneur who has written for Wired, Seed, Columbia Journalism Review and The New York Times. While working toward his master’s degree at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Cohn worked as an Editor at newassignment.net, which focused on citizen journalism and ways news organizations could explore the social web. He recently became a contributing editor at NewsTrust.net, a non-profit media literacy tool and news filter, and is the editor-in-chief at Broowaha, an expanding citizen journalism network.

You can read a transcript of the interview on my blog, Have Fun * Do Good.


Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes Cristi Hegranes is the Founder of The Press Institute for Women in the Developing World

"The Press Institute for Women in the Developing World is an international nonprofit organization and citizen journalism initiative. The Institute was founded on the belief that journalism is an empowering tool that can bring voice, strength and light to issues that are hidden and people who are oppressed."

Women's eNews named her one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century for 2008, and she was also awarded the annual Ida B. Wells prize for Bravery in Journalism.

You can read an edited transcript of this interview on my blog, Have Fun * Do Good.