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July, 2008

Stories from July, 2008

20 July 2008

Citizen journalism and Rising Voices

We hear the term 'citizen journalism' almost everywhere. But to be precise, what is it? Why do we need to embrace citizen journalism? What effects does it have on a...

13 July 2008

HiperBarrio in Campus Party

The ConVerGentes project of HiperBarrio made their way from Medellín to the capital city, Bogotá, at the end of June to attend Campus Party, one of the Spanish-speaking world's largest...

10 July 2008

Nari Jibon: The joy of having their own blog

The women of Nari Jibon traveled a long way to overcome shyness, opening themselves up, build their confidence and were trained to tell their stories to the world via blogging....

8 July 2008

Voces Bolivianas Sends Greetings to the Global Voices Summit

Mario Duran, one of the leaders of the Voces Bolivianas team in El Alto, put together this video for the attendees of the 2008 Global Voices Summit in Budapest, Hungary....

Travel with a Purpose

When asked "how can we help" by an audience member at the Global Voices Summit in Budapest, Hungary, Mialy Andriamananjara of the FOKO Madagascar project said it was skills not...

4 July 2008

Rising Voices at the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit

The second day of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit projected different works and achievements of Global Voices Online. The Rising Voices project was certainly in the spotlight as it...