Rohan Jayasekera

Technology Hub Adviser, Internews

Internews

Technology Hub Adviser

@rohanjay

Biography

Rohan Jayasekera is the Technology Hub Adviser at Internews, an international NGO working to empower local media worldwide. He is developing investigative journalism and media rights projects in conflict zones and repressive states, and researching ways to use emerging digital media technology in the collection, study and publication of evidence of free expression rights abuse. He was formerly the deputy CEO of Index on Censorship and before that, managing editor of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting. He reported from conflicts in Bosnia, Palestine, Afghanistan & Iraq and is currently studying the impact of media narratives and digital communications on nationalist, ethnic & sectarian conflict as part of an MSc course at the University of London.
5 June 2015

The Social Impact of Digital Storytelling