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Reilly Yeo

Managing Director, OpenMedia.ca

Reilly Yeo is the Managing Director of OpenMedia.ca. Reilly is a writer, facilitator, and online organizer with ten years experience in the not-for-profit sector. She has a diverse professional background that includes work with Amnesty International, The Walrus magazine, and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Reilly led
the organizing team for the first Vancouver ChangeCamp, and facilitated cross-country in-person and online dialogues with the Canada’s World project at the SFU Centre for Dialogue. Reilly has an MA in comparative politics from McGill University. She is a specialist in online communications on complex issues.
CP

It's Time to Stand Together and Share This Land

We must offer support by sharing First Nations perspectives, and remembering that some truths are simple: we have to share this land together in a fair way that reflects a real understanding of its history. This Friday, a global day of action provides an opportunity for us all to stand together.
01/10/2013 05:07 EST
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Dragged Before a Judge Just for Clicking on the Wrong Link?

Imagine a world where you could receive a fine, and possibly be dragged before a judge, just for clicking on the wrong link, or where big media companies could demand your private online information. Here in Canada, our government looked at giving this kind of control to big media, yet the public opposition led them to decide against it.
07/12/2012 06:24 EDT

Kony2012's Biggest Flaw is its Saving Grace

You'd have to be living under a rock not to know about the huge problems with Kony2012. Invisible Children temporarily won the media war with a ruthlessly inaccurate, highly sentimental mediation of a war. Mercifully, though, in this social media environment, it takes less than a day to pierce that sentimentality with some perspective.
03/15/2012 05:10 EDT