June, 2008

Stories from June, 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,...

Rising Voices: Internet arrives to the community

During the first day of the Global Voices Budapest Summit 2008, many of the topics discussed had to do with the worst side of the relation between politics and the...

Public Health Projects to Use Citizen Media to Empower Community Voices

Rising Voices and Open Society Institute's Health Media Initiative are happy to announce the six newest health-focused citizen media outreach projects. We received over 110 proposals from health activists and organizations based in over 50 different countries. The six selected grantees represent the most innovative applications of citizen media tools like blogs, podcasts, and online video to help further the advocacy goals of public health organizations, and to empower the communities they work with.

GV Summit- Day Two Completed!

While Day One of the Global Voices Summit focused on Advocacy, today focused more upon Global Voices proper, with information presented on the other GV projects of Rising Voices and...

Day 2, Session 5: “When the World Listens”

Session 5: “When the World Listens“ MODERATOR: Preetam Rai. SPEAKERS: Neha Viswanathan (India), Juliana Rotich (Kenya), Lova Rakotomala (Madagascar) Rebekah Heacock is liveblogging:

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

Day 2, Session 3: When Biases Meet Biases

Video: Rebecca MacKinnon wraps up Day One

The indefatigable Paula Góes captured Rebecca MacKinnon‘s fantastic wrap-up speech at the end of yesterday's sessions and put it up on dotSUB.com to share it with the rest of the...

Day 2, Session 2: The Wired Electorate in Emerging Democracies

Juliana Rotich liveblogging:

Photos: GV Citizen Media Summit (June 28)

Today is an important and interesting day of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Budapest. All the notable things the Global Voices Online is doing are being displayed and discussed. Here are some of the glimpses of today's proceedings: