Blogging Against Bribery

 

babIn April 2011 the web was set abuzz by the hunger protest of 72 year old Anna Hazare, demanding that the Indian Government draft a tough new anti-corruption bill. His fast in Delhi was supported by campaigners across India and the world, fuelled by Facebook and Twitter to make it the most successful use of the internet and social media in an Indian protest. Mukti Jain Campion reports from Bangalore on this new trend for click-tivism and examines an innovative anti-bribery website called ipaidabribe.com (1 x 28′)

First broadcast  June  2011 BBC Radio 4

Producer Mukti Jain Campion      Executive Producer Charles Miller

 

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