Joseph Kony

1 Seattle man, former Sudan lost boy, joins hunt for Joseph Kony

Flickr, babasteve Machot Lat Thiep is a front line supervisor at the north Seattle Costco store, a graduate of the University of Washington and a 32-year-old family man with a wife and three young sons. No, that is not him pictured above. But he’s quite familiar with that look. Machot…

1 Invisible Children was a fiasco. Is Expedition Kony the real deal?

Robert Young PeltonAP This week we covered Expedition Kony, a crowdsourced project by swashbuckling adventurer/author/journalist Robert Young Pelton to find warlord Joseph Kony in northern Uganda. “This is a project that seeks to shine a light on this hunt, on the hunters as well as the hunted,” we concluded. But…

0 Kony parody prompts threats of lawsuit by Kony hunters

Remember the awful African warlord Joseph Kony? Then you should also remember the organization Invisible Children which launched an amazingly successful online video campaign (in terms of public awareness anyway, not to mention fund-raising) dubbed Stop Kony. Invisible Children’s online media campaign fell from public grace almost as quickly as…