Stories about Ecuador

February 8, 2018

How Indigenous Communities Are Using Data to ‘Reframe’ Their Narratives Through Digital Storytelling

"Tools of this kind can become an element to analyze our communication work and guide us in choosing the best way to respond to the information generated by traditional media." 

Searching for ‘indios’ in Ecuador and Venezuela: A Lesson in Language and Data

What happens when the data doesn’t support the story we first set out to tell?

November 7, 2017

Small but Mighty: Struggles and Achievements of the Sarayaku

The Sarayaku people, a small indigenous community in eastern Ecuador, are rarely in the news. They live near the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador. But twice in the past several years, they have grabbed the attention of Ecuadorian national media in small, but important ways.

October 26, 2017

“Violence was the concept in dispute”

Reframed Stories asks people to respond to dominant themes in news coverage about themselves and the issues that affect them. The stories center on the reflections of persons who are more...

October 18, 2017

“We need to find different ways to respond to media”

This silence and the words that are missing in the communication spaces helps me think that we need to find different ways to respond to media.

October 5, 2017

“As indigenous youth, we have the right to make our opinions heard”

We need more outlets where youth can get involved and make our voices heard because we, too, have much to say and offer.