Stories about Program

June 28, 2008

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...

June 27, 2008

Alternate Coverage of the Summit

Dozens of people were blogging, twittering, and plurking away during the Summit. Here is a listing (not comprehensive) of those bloggers and mainstream media journalists that covered the event. Photos:...

June 8, 2008

Citizen Media and Online Free Speech

The innate structure of the Internet is free: a series of personal computers, servers, and routers that produce data and transmit it around the world in seconds based on a...

June 3, 2008

When the World Listens

At Global Voices Online, we have been following blogs and other social platforms for some time now. Increasingly, we are encountering netizens rallying together and successfully hightlighting issues, political crisis...

June 2, 2008

Translation and the Multilingual Web

Projects like Yeeyan,, Gyaku, Cucumis, Avaaz, Wikipedia and of course Global Voices are models of human translation with online cooperation, while there are also numerous tools offered by online services which can make the work more effortless. In the fourth session of day two, the summit will be focusing on the translation within citizen media: how to translate various languages in complex international contexts? what are the limits? and how we can go beyond those limits?