Rising Voices · October, 2013

Latest posts by Rising Voices from October, 2013

Digital Revolution in Reverse: Syria’s Media Diversifies Offline

  30 October 2013

Though digital media was key in the uprisings of the Arab Spring, today, analog media has made a comeback. Under an Internet blackout, citizen media activists are working to spread information both abroad and inside the country, through a combination of digital and traditional methods.

Story-Making Machines: SoundCloud

  23 October 2013

Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Evan Tenebaum, Soundcloud's audio content manager - a platform where you can freely share your sounds and listen to work made by a community of audio producers from around the world.

A Guide to Getting Started on Wikimedia Commons

  2 October 2013

Wikimedia Commons houses more than 18 million freely licensed media files. It is the place for users to help illustrate Wikipedia and the world around them. But as many new contributors find out, understanding the world of free licenses and encyclopedic content can be a challenge. They recently released a new tutorial brochure to help make it easier to collaborate and contribute.