Mobile Devices and Documenting Events - 5:21
"The first thing is to really make people aware that this is a tool that they carry around with them that's very, very powerful, because the first thought isn't, 'Oh, let's reach in and get my cell phone.' But the difference that them pulling out their own cellphone and recording can make is just so evident."
Posted Jan 29, 2016
As people arm themselves with mobile devices, how should these devices be used to document public events, including voter protection and encounters with law enforcement? ?A conversation with Kim Keenan, President and C.E.O. of the Multicultural Media Telcom and Internet Council. Keenan stated,?"The first thing is to really make people aware that this is a tool that they carry around with them that's very, very powerful, because the first thought isn't, "Oh, let's reach in and get my cell phone." But the difference that them pulling out their own cellphone and recording can make is just so evident." Visit Multicultural Media Telcom and Internet Council on the web, on Facebook or follow on Twitter.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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