Stories about Digital Media
Ọpẹ́yẹmí Adémọ́lá uses educational technology as a learning tool for Yòrúba
Ọpẹ́yẹmí Adémọ́lá is a project manager in the language industry. A native speaker of Yoruba, he also works as a content developer for Nigerian language learning platform Sorolingo.
Talwyn Baudu believes that digital media may be a key factor in preserving Breton, a minority language
Talwyn Baudu is exploring the challenges and promises of sharing Breton, a language actively in decline, with the online world.
Alhassan Alidu is uplifting the Moore language by bringing it online
As the executive director of the Moore Wikimedia Community, Alhassan is providing Moore with a digital platform that exists in the face of dominating Western media and languages.
Translator Surajo Teete believes the Internet is the key to uniting Fulfulde language speakers
Surajo Teete's is motivated to digitize languages like Fulfulde in order to circumvent the geographic and political boundaries that limit us.
Meet Wali Ntumba, a Tshilubà language activist attempting to engage younger generations through digital resources
Through creating online learning materials, Wali hopes to inspire youth to gain confidence in their Tshilubà language skills.
Rana Tharu digital language activist Bikram Rana talks about his work to promote the language
From Nepal, Bikram Rana has worked to promote the Rana Tharu language through a variety of digital mediums.
Umasoye: A language activist who uses technology to make learning Ekpeye fun
Umasoye is a digital language activist from Nigeria that is using media tools to make the preservation and teaching of the Ekpeye language fun and engaging for younger generations.
Q&A with Cynthia Amoaba and her work with natural language processing in Ghana
Through her work with the initiative Ghana Natural Language Processing, Cynthia Amoaba has strived to increase the presence of Ghanaian languages in digital spaces.
Meet Prasanta Hembram, a Santali language digital activist from India
Prasanta Hembram works to make more online resources, educational content, and apps available in the Santali language.
Down with the patriarchy: Transfeminist and non-binary Bolivians speak out on TikTok
La Pesada Subversiva hopes to "invade" online spaces with content about anti-patriarchal demands from the voices of the protagonists themselves.
Reviving the Cree and Ojibwe languages of Manitoba with TikTok
Sharissa Neault and Noah Malazdrewicz make fun videos in their languages to help Indigenous youth who think their culture and language are lost to reconnect with them.
These African animators are saving their native languages using cartoons
Animation is an effective way of teaching young Africans life skills and languages that are often not taught in schools, as most African governments adopt official languages while discouraging native ones.
For stateless and scattered Tibetans, a new online tool helps voters make an informed choice
The reliable online platform, created by a group of Swiss Tibetans, allows candidates and voters to communicate effectively, and although it overcame some challenges, others are work in progress.