Stories from 10 April 2008
Online video is revolutionizing how people in the developed world inform themselves and participate in their communities. In the developing world, however, obstacles including slow internet access and a lack of translated tutorials have meant a slow uptake of online video. Rezwan describes how two projects in Bangladesh and India are overcoming the challenges to publish locally produced video online.
On April 19, at eight different sites throughout six Bolivian cities, Voces Bolivianas will host Bolivian Voices Day, a one-day synchronized event that will train dozens of Bolivians how to start their own blogs and participate in both the national and global online conversations. In this podcast with Voces Bolivianas founder, Eduardo Ávila, we hear about the closing ceremony of the workshop series in Santa Cruz as well as why Voces Bolivianas decided to organize a one-day training at various sites around the country.