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16 April 2014

HacksLab Announces Data-Focused Support for Latin American News Outlets

The first incubator for data-driven journalism in Latin America launched last week with HacksLabs Challenge 2014, which will grant a total of US $100,000 for Latin American projects.

4 April 2014

The Amp #10: March 21 – April 4

The Amp, with our usual list of opportunities and scholarships, plus a special section for photographers and documentary-makers.

21 March 2014

The Amp #9: March 7 – March 21

Check out our microgrant application! Along with many other opportunities to apply for and new tools to try out...

20 March 2014

Ten Ways Educators Can Use Wikipedia

Wikipedia is meant to be a starting point, not a final source of knowledge. It is permanently incomplete and evolving, with continuous formal and informal review. Delving into that process,...

13 March 2014

New video4change Materials Published

Video activist or citizen journalist looking to document what is going on around you? This post gives a round up of available resources, information, and guides published in the past...

7 March 2014

The Amp #8: Feb 22 – March 7

The Amp is out! Check out our long list of jobs, scholarships, and other opportunities... plus a special focus on languages this week, rounding up from International Mother Language Day.

21 February 2014

The Amp #7 : Feb 8 – 21

Along with our usual list of opportunities and projects, today we are commemorating International Mother Language Day with a campaign asking people and organisations from around the world to tweet...

7 February 2014

The Amp #6 : Jan 23 – Feb 7

The Amp is so full this week we're sure you'll be busy until the next one! Check out our list of blog posts, funding opportunities, scholarships, and conferences...

23 January 2014

The Amp #5 : Jan 10 – 23

Check out our biweekly newsletter full of opportunities and funds to apply for, a summary of recent blog articles, and articles about media development around the world...

20 January 2014

Dueling Encyclopedias: Using Weibo to Boost Wikipedia in China

Finding information online in China may mean using the popular for-profit online encyclopeida Baidu, rather than the open-source Wikipedia. Editor Addis Wang aims to increase awareness in China about Wikipedia...

16 December 2013

Story-Making Machines: Meograph

Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Misha Leybovich, the founder and CEO of Meograph - "Four-dimensional storytelling".

12 December 2013

Call for Proposals – EIFL Public Library Innovation Grants

Public and community libraries in developing or transition economy countries are invited to apply for the EIFL's Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) grants.

6 December 2013

The Amp #2 : Nov. 27 – Dec. 6

The Rising Voices bi-weekly newsletter is out! Check out all the links, opportunities, and articles you may have missed...