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May, 2014

Stories from May, 2014

21 May 2014

Creative Commons 101 : Are You Doing it Right?

Are you using your Creative Commons images appropriately? More than 90% of Creative Commons images are not attributed at all! Here is a great infographic to get you up to...

20 May 2014

The Balance Between Speed and Accuracy: Countering Misinformation on Social Media

Checkdesk is a project to verify information drawn from social media. Working with partners around the Arab-speaking world, this open-source platform helps newsrooms check their reports through crowdsourcing.

19 May 2014

Telecommunications Recommendations for Rural Areas – an Update from Dizha Kieru

An update from Rhizomatica on Dizha Khieru in Mexico, as well as a report from the recent World Telecommunication Development Conference in Dubai including a new recommendation to recognize the...

13 May 2014

India: Mapping Street Harassment and Promoting Safe Cities

Safecity crowd-maps sexual harassment and abuse in public spaces in India, providing users the ability to report anonymously in under 2 minutes.

12 May 2014

Best of the Blogs Winners Announced

A summary of the winners of Deutsche Welle's annual competition for the best of the world's blogs.

9 May 2014

The Amp #12 : April 25 – May 9

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to read to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

Happy Mother's Day in the Mixe Language!

Mexican visual artist Silvana Ávila wants to wish mothers around the world a Happy Mother's Day with postcards in the Mixe language, an indigenous tongue spoken in the state of...

8 May 2014

Online Course: Digital Tools for Community Radio Stations

Join Radio Libres for a free online course for community radio stations interesting in using digital tools to share their content and better interact with their audience. The course will...

6 May 2014

Social Media in Bilingual Environments: Online Practices of Frisian Teenagers

Researching the language use of Frisian teenagers between 14 and 18 on social media in Fryslân, the Netherlands, who often use Frisian, the country's second officially recognised language.

5 May 2014

Showing the Diversity of the Struggle: SyriaUntold One Year On

Syria Untold launched one year ago, exploring multiple ways to tell the story of the Syrian struggle and its diverse forms of resistance. Rising Voices interviews one of the members...

2 May 2014

Casa del Bosque Foundation: Technopolitics and Activism in Bogotá

Get to know the Casa del Bosque Foundation in Bogotá, Colombia, an organization dedicated to empowering communities and other organizations on free software.