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July 19, 2008

Thank You (with Photos)

Anyone who arrived in Budapest thinking the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit was going to be an ordinary conference, will have been seriously surprised. The media accolades and heart felt...

July 17, 2008

When Biases Meet Biases: GVO Summit Day 2, Session 3

Session 3 of the second day of Global Voices Citizen Media summit focused on the state of “conversation” (or lackthereof) in the world today, when both sides speak, but neither...

July 12, 2008

NGOs: Defending the voices.

At the end of our first day of open work, GV founder Rebecca MacKinnon put an important idea on the table: censorship is not only a political or technological problem;...

July 10, 2008

Activists Meet the Academy: GVO Summit Day 1, Session 4

Participants of the fourth session of Global Voices first day of its Summit 2008, discussed the tools to help create better internet access while maintaining anonymity. The session, which carried...

Impressions from Day 2 of the GV Internal Meeting

Being a first-time delegate at the Global Voices (GV) Summit, I was amazed at how much work is done by the Global Voices authors, translators, editors and the leadership team....

Day 2, Session 4: Translation and the Multi-Lingual Web

At the Saturday meeting of Global Voices Annual Summit 2008, the Global Voices’ Lingua team introduced their work and facilitated a discussion about outreach: Translation and the Multilingual Web. The...

Living with Censorship: Day 1, Session 3

The first day of the Global Voices Summit focused heavily on censorship and its effects on bloggers. Session three examined what bloggers and other netizens who live in countries with government censorship do to evade and combat it.

July 7, 2008

Join us Next Year! (Somewhere)

Thanks to everyone who joined us for a spectacular Summit in Budapest. We hope to be gathering our community and friends again next year, somewhere in the world. And you'll...

July 2, 2008

When The World Listens: GV08 Summit Day 2, Session 5

Anyone who is familiar with Global Voices knows that the world is indeed talking – blogospheres from the Americas to Sub-Saharan Africa all have a lot to say – but...

June 30, 2008

A global anti-censorship network: GV08 Summit Day One, Session One

When we went out to a bar on Friday night for a well-deserved drink here in Budapest, all my newfound friends and I could talk about were the various issues,...