Antoine Kaburahe
Antoine Kaburahe
RNW Media/Margo de Haas

‘Bloggers open borders for the media’

RNW Media provides a platform for young online influencers
In countries where it’s hard for journalists to operate, bloggers can be a boon to the established media. Millions of young people are active on social media in these countries, and they can often provide valuable information on the upshot of political developments. They are influential, and form a basis for social change. This was the main message of an RNW Media event on 14 January in Hilversum, which brought together dozens of journalists, academics and opinion makers with young bloggers whom RNW Media actively supports.
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