Stories about BCMD
Navigating the Bhutanese Media Landscape in a New Democracy
The Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy has been helping local society navigate the country's transition into democracy supporting citizens as they participate more active in traditional and online media. The BCMD is also one of RV's grantees expanding its audio podcasting workshops nationwide.
Featured Podcaster: Karma Dupchu
Rising Voices gets to know another new podcaster from our grantee project in Bhutan. Karma Dupchu shares his story about an experience that helped launch his interest in audio stories and how he wants to take full advantage of the opportunity.
Featured Podcaster: Jigme Tshewang
Rising Voices gets to know Jigme Tshewang, a new podcaster and part of the project organized by the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy, which is being supported by an RV microgrant. Read Jigme's thoughts on this digital form of storytelling.
We're Around the World! Photos from the RV Micrograntees
The Rising Voices micrograntee winners from around the world have been documenting their projects as they progress. We chose some images from their flickr streams, Facebook pages, and websites, sharing the work they have been doing over the past few months.
Podcasting Democratic Change in Bhutan
How can we learn more about the process of democratic transition through the eyes of a small Himalayan nation? One of RV's micograntees this year, The Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy, is leading a project to document the stories of this nascent transition with podcasts.