· May, 2008

Stories Liveblog from May, 2008

Defending free speech online

  May 28, 2008

The first day of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit will feature several panels on matters relating to censorship and online freedom of speech. It will be devoted to discuss the challenges facing freedom of expression and debate the state of censorship and anti-censorship efforts in the world. We strongly...

Spreading the word, by all means

May 22, 2008

Only a little over one month to go before the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2008 and we are encouraging everyone to spread the news, invite their, friends, colleagues, and favorite bloggers. Budapest, is a long way to travel for some. But perhaps this interactive comic strip can help entice...

Web 2.0 Goes Worldwide

May 20, 2008

During the first session of day two, five representatives from Rising Voices will present their experiences - either as trainers or trainees - in citizen media outreach projects in Colombia, Bolivia, Madagascar, and Kenya. They are all working to extend the conversation taking place online via blogs, podcasts, and video- and photo-sharing sites to communities that have traditionally been ignored by both mainstream and new media.

Join us on Twitter and Facebook

May 7, 2008

Are you a Facebooker? A member of the Twitterati? Come join in the conversation at the Global Voices Summit 2008 Facebook group, and follow our updates on Twitter.

We have liftoff…

May 7, 2008

At long last, the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2008 web site is live! At present the site features background information on Global Voices and the goals of the meeting, our terrific program of events, registration details, and information about the charming city of Budapest, including a list of blogs...