Rezwan · March, 2009

I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have been bridgeblogging the Bangladeshi and South Asian Blogosphere in Global Voices since 2005. Social Media is my passion. I like to follow the groundbreaking outreach projects of Rising Voices and write about them.

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Latest posts by Rezwan from March, 2009

Voces Bolivianas: Augmenting Digital Literacy In Bolivia

  29 March 2009

The Rising Voices grantee Voces Bolivianas has been featured in the Canal Solidario-One World media project recently. In this feature we have Voces Bolivianas bloggers discussing how Bolivians are dealing with the new Web 2.0 learning, portraying their indigenous culture, national days, rock scene and many more.

Serbian Web Journalism School: Second Batch Completed

  22 March 2009

Rising Voices grantee Serbian Web Journalism School continued to impart interesting and innovative digital media trainings to budding web journalists of Serbia. Their second batch of participants completed their final tests with a practical assignment - covering the 37th FEST (film festival) in Belgrade.

FOKO: Reporting The Truth Without Fear

  15 March 2009

FOKO bloggers continues to be at the forefront of the coverage of the current political crisis in Madagascar overcoming the challenges of costly internet connections. Many of them are taking up micro-blogging (Twitter) as an easy and cost effective alternative and using Facebook to communicate between the fellow bloggers. Now everybody's concern is the safety of these citizen journalists in this increasingly tense political environment. But these fearless bloggers are defiant because they feel that reporting the truth to the world is very important as the mainstream media is very biased.

Hiperbarrio: Bringing La Loma To The World

  11 March 2009

The decision to revamp the activities of the Hiperbarrio project had paid off as we see that regular blog posts from the members were published to describe stories of their neighborhood. The members have also attended video workshops to learn to produce/edit short (one minute) videos and post them online with subtitles. And an update of the fund drive for building a home for the homeless Suso is included in this week's feature.

Nari Jibon: Welcoming Spring

  3 March 2009

Nari Jibon bloggers from Bangladesh are eager to portray their country and culture to the world. They have arranged a cultural program consisting of traditional songs, dance and recitation of poems to celebrate the first day of Spring and posted the videos of the celebration. They have also posted photo essays to portray the beauty of their country.