Narrative
for Change

The Intersection of Technology,
Journalism and Human Rights

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How are journalists, human rights advocates, artists, and engineers using interactive technology, virtual reality and data investigation to expose human rights violations? How can these approaches be used in partnership with impacted communities and social movements to create change?

Join HELM Social Design Studio, for Narrative for Change, a panel discussion and exhibition exploring the intersection of technology, journalism, and human rights. This panel brings together innovators using technology in media and human rights to engage in critical discussion and share cross-sector strategies. Through the use of photography, video, and interactive technology, including 360 degree virtual tours, the Narrative for Change exhibition endeavors to create space for understanding, reflection and action on urgent social issues.


Tuesday, May 2nd | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Exhibition 9am - 10pm | Panel Discussion 7:30pm - 9pm
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Panelist to include:

  • Shikha Silliman Bhattacharjee, JD, Co-founder and Content Director at HELM Studio, PhD Student UC Berkeley Law School
  • Sukti Dhital, JD, Deputy Director of Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights
  • Surya Mattu, artist and engineer, Data Reporter at GMG Special Projects Desk, Contributing Researcher at ProPublica, Fellow at Data and Society, 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist.
  • Azmat Khan, Investigative Reporter & Future of War Fellow at New America

The Narrative for Change exhibition and panel discussion has been co-sponsored by HELM Studio, CUNY School of Journalism, VICE media and the Knight Foundation.

RSVP at our Facebook page. For those who can't join us in person, Live Stream from our Facebook page on May 2nd. Please share the event on Facebook or Twitter. We look forward to seeing you on the 2nd!

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Exhibition — All Day
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Panel — 7:30pm - 9pm
Across the globe, spaces for civil society advocacy are constricting while virtual spaces are assuming an increasingly critical role in public dissent. How are journalists, human rights advocates, artists, and engineers using interactive technology, virtual reality and data investigation to expose human rights violations? How can these approaches be used in partnership with impacted communities and social movements to create change? This panel brings together innovators using technology in media and human rights to engage in critical discussion and share cross-sector strategies.
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