November, 2008

Stories from November, 2008

Hipperbarrio: Community and Beyond

  6 November 2008

The HiperBarrio project in Medellín, Colombia continues to inspire local communities as members and participants connect to the Internet via the public computers of libraries to post images, videos and write about their lives in their blogs. Through these citizen media tools they reach to the world.

Serbian Web Journalism School Joins Rising Voices Grantees

  5 November 2008

Rising Voices has provided funding to support the outreach work of the Serbian Web Journalism School. Founded earlier this year in Belgrade by Serbian citizen media enthusiast and veteran blogger, Ljubisa Bojic, the Serbian Web Journalism School gathers local new media experts like Danica Radovanovic and Lidija Kujundzic to teach the fundamentals of citizen media to traditional journalists and everyday Serbians.