The Kony 2012 campaign succeeded in making African warlord Joseph Kony infamous, but left out much of the background. Here's Monitor coverage on Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army.
Crisis Action acts like a coach or talent scout for humanitarian and other citizen groups – but always behind the scenes.
The multimillionaire rap star 50 Cent took a tour of a displacement camp inside Somalia to raise awareness on hunger. Does it help when celebrities do good?
Sen. John McCain arrives Sunday with other US officials in Myanmar. Or is it Burma?