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August, 2013

Stories from August, 2013

19 August 2013

24 Hours to Hack for Mexico

FreedomHack, a 24-hour hackathon taking place in Washington DC, tried to tackle some of the problems facing Mexico's journalists. Coming up with new, simple ideas, to help journalists to stay...

16 August 2013

Soap Operas for Cultural Preservation: Mexico's First Indigenous Telenovela

A new telenovela debuts in Mexico - and for the first time, in an indigenous language. Baktún tells the story of Jacinto, a young Maya man who must face the...

15 August 2013

A Journey Towards Social Entrepreneurship

Kofi Yeboah is a blogger who often writes for Global Voices. Recently he attended a summer course for young innovators at the Amani Institute, and wrote to us about his...

14 August 2013

Rising Voices Roundup: Aug 1 – Aug 13

What's been going on at Rising Voices for the past two weeks: news from our micrograntees plus the usual list of news, opportunities, and resources...

13 August 2013

MediaShala: Data visualization in India

Meaning ‘Abode of Media’ in Sanskrit, MediaShala tries to make complex data simple and understandable by balancing it with aesthetics, a mix of design and engineering coming out of India....

9 August 2013

Tell your Story Through StoryMaker and Win €1,000

Use the StoryMaker App to tell your story and compete for €1,000. All stories uploaded on www.storymaker.cc are automatically in the race for the prize. Free Press Unlimited is looking...

Podcasting Democratic Change in Bhutan

How can we learn more about the process of democratic transition through the eyes of a small Himalayan nation? One of RV's micograntees this year, The Bhutan Centre for Media...

6 August 2013

Romanticizing Indigneous People: Digital Barriers in South East Asia

Asia Indigenous People’s Pact works for access to all forms of media for indigenous people in Asia. A recent Indigenous Voices in Asia meeting in Bangkok found one of many...

2 August 2013

Health + Data = 2014 Knight News Challenge

The Knight News Challenge has just announced the topic for its next round of applications, this year with a focus on health and data.