From India to Indonesia: A How-To on Spreading Mobile News Technology

Dec 302011

Arjun Venkatraman was a technical expert who helped Knight International Journalism Fellow Shubhranshu Choudhary develop an advanced version of his CGNet Swara cell phone service in India. Recently, Venkatraman journeyed to Indonesia to work with Knight International Journalism Fellow Harry Surjadi on a similar project there. As he found out, there are lots of common connections between the two countries.

This blog entry describes the lessons learned and the how-to of setting up a mobile news service.