Be a Hero: Protect the Vote With Just Your Camera Phone
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The UpTake, a video-based journalism website, empowers everyday citizens to get involved in media and politics, both through viewing and creating online content, as well as by becoming citizen journalists. Praised by Minnesota Public Radio, Wired.com, The Boston Herald and others for their instant live-streaming coverage of protester/police scuffles at the Republican National Convention, The UpTake has made ground-breaking progress in citizen journalism.
Through the use of cellphone cameras The UpTake is able to broadcast the news the moment it happens.
Do you have a video-enabled camera phone? Here's how you can help protect the vote on election day! Join The UpTake and the "Video the Vote" coalition's effort to make sure every vote counts. Reports of voter intimidation and disfranchisement are already coming in from around the country. Remedial actions need to be taken immediately, so time is of the essence. Live streaming video from your cell phone is the most effective way to protect the vote.
Here's how you can add your phone to our network of eyes and ears across the country now through Election Day, in just 15 minutes.
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