The United Nations Correspondents Association Annual Gala December 18 at Cipriani's featured a performance by MasterPeace ambassadors Emmanuel Jal & DMC of Run DMC and Stevie Wonder. MasterPeace co-founders Mohamed Helmy and Ilco van der Linde received recognition for their peace efforts in front of 600 UN journalists and ambassadors.
The International Radio Festival in partnership with HD Radio, Mixcloud and CMJ invites US and Canada college radio DJ's to upload their best mix for a chance to win a trip to the International Radio Festival 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland where the lucky winner will perform a live show, network and go home with goodies from HD Radio. Past winners include: Angie Szani of WSOU and Brody Ramone of WBGU. Enter at mix cloud.com today!
MasterPeace announces the launch of #MyMusicMasterPeace a global competition for a lucky musician to open the MasterPeace in Concert global concert series in Istanbul on the International Day of Peace 2014. Musicians, create a profile on MasterPeace.org and submit your video entry! Details HERE.
MasterPeace Co-Founder Mohamed Helmy was interviewed for MTV World's Rebel Music documentary series that explores the role of youth culture and music in geopolitical hotspots around the world. The series chronicles the lives of talented and dedicated human rights champions in Egypt, Afghanistan, Mali, Mexico, India, Israel and Palestine and was co-produced by legendary street artist Shepard Fairey.
Contributed by Jennifer Irizarry
Nomin Chinbat, CEO of Mongol TV makes no bones about her commitment to modernizing Mongolian media by adhering to Western journalism norms and standards. With expert guidance from Michel Rodrigue's The Format People, Mongol TV has reinvented itself as a world-class television network, with Chinbat's personal crusade against piracy a hallmark of the Mongol TV brand.
Now the Mongolian telecommunications leader has exposed the entrenched, business as usual corruption that pervades traditional Mongolian media in a rather unexpected style that is just dripping in hilarity.
In an over-the-top stunt, a Mongol TV journalist posing as a representative of the nonexistent Wholesome Foods Mongolia paid several hundred dollars to run a story that McDonald's was opening in the Asian nation. MGC got our hands on a copy of the fake press release which amusingly cites one Mr. P. Rank (get it? P.Rank?). The story got pick up in 9 major media outlets who paid for the story. Check it out: