KONY – Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 Video About Uganda Conflict: The Making Of A Viral Masterpiece

So the KONY project is getting a lot of attention. Certainly its a great example of usingonline video to raise awareness, hence the reason for me posting it in my blog. But several commentators are suggesting a differnt point of view.

The Daily What:

The Educated Field Negro

Article taken from Fast Company:

A little-known American charity dedicated to helping victims of African conflict has scored a public relations coup. Invisible Children‘s new 30-minute Kony 2012 video, directed by Jason Russell, has been viewed over 440,000 times since being placed on YouTube on March 5. The film is intended to raise public awareness of the devastating Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) conflict in Uganda; Fast Company has written previously about the LRA’s routine use of child labor and rape.