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David Sasaki

Director of Outreach, Global Voices

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Latest posts by David Sasaki

2 June 2012

RV At 5: A Journey To Mutual Enlightenment And Satisfaction

David Sasaki, the founding director of Rising Voices, reflects on the completion of five years of Rising Voices. In the first three years of his tenure he has traveled extensively...

19 January 2010

Announcing the Technology for Transparency Network

Rising Voices, the outreach and citizen media training initiative of Global Voices Online, has launched a new interactive website and global network of researchers to map online technology projects that...

29 December 2009

Hip-Hop as Cosmpolitan Citizen Media

Seeking greater social inclusion through new communication technologies is a strategy with a long and accomplished history that has persisted through waves of new inventions including the telegraph, radio, television,...

28 December 2009

Rising Voices Launches the Transparency and Technology Network

Next month Rising Voices will launch a new initiative, the Transparency and Technology Network. This is a three-month, participatory research mapping to gain a better understanding of the current state...

11 December 2009

Interview with Ghaida'a Al Absi

Ghaida'a al-Absi is the leader of Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques in Yemen, which provides digital media training courses to Yemeni women activists.

5 December 2009

HiperBarrio Maps San Javier La Loma with Open Street Maps

Led by two passionate open source enthusiasts, Fredy Rivera and Elkin Botero, the members of the HiperBarrio collective of youth citizen journalists in Medellín, Colombia have created the first freely...

24 November 2009

[Video] Interview with Rodrigo Nogueira of Viva Favela

Rodrigo Nogueira is the Editor of Viva Favela, a Rio de Janeiro-based citizen journalism project of Viva Rio. Viva Favela's coverage of the aftermath following a helicopter which was shot...

28 October 2009

[Video] Interview with Pavel Kutsev of Drop-In Center

Pavel Kutsev is the co-founder of Drop-In Center, a Ukrainian organization which advocates for the rights of the injection drug user communication and for better national policy related to substitution...

26 October 2009

Colombia: Solidarity With Hiperbarrio After Library Robbery

After a robbery of the La Loma Library in Medellín, Colombia, the home of the Hiperbarrio citizen media project, an outpouring of support and solidarity was sent from around the...

10 October 2009

[Video] Interview with Eric Newton of Knight Foundation

Eric Newton is the vice president of the journalism program at Knight Foundation. He describes the annual $5 million Knight News Challenge, which aims to bring about news innovation by...