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140 Journos

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The Institute of Creative Minds is an Istanbul based organization that “develops projects on the use of public space and advocates an easier accession into information, design and art.” One of its recent projects, 140Journos, is a mobile application that enables and encourages citizen journalism. The project is a response to the “current approach of mainstream media” and is “an independent counter media movement without an editorial controlling system [that] defends free journalism.” The 140 Journos App will be available on the Android Market and in the App Store.

More 140Journos Video and Radio Coverage: Old crowdfunding video [English subtitles], Kumanda TV video interview [Turkish], SosyalKafa video interview[Turkish], Acik Radyo interview [Turkish]

For more information from 140Journos: WebsiteSoundCloud, Facebook, @140journos

For more information on the Institute of Creative Minds: Website, Facebook, @yfenstitusu, LinkedIn

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