Stories about Digital Media from May, 2014
A new project to collect and share the cultural traditions of rural Mali, as well as to spread Internet access across rural areas.
Are you using your Creative Commons images appropriately? More than 90% of Creative Commons images are not attributed at all! Here is a great infographic to get you up to date.
Checkdesk is a project to verify information drawn from social media. Working with partners around the Arab-speaking world, this open-source platform helps newsrooms check their reports through crowdsourcing.
An update from Rhizomatica on Dizha Khieru in Mexico, as well as a report from the recent World Telecommunication Development Conference in Dubai including a new recommendation to recognize the lack of policies to connect rural and remote populations.
Safecity crowd-maps sexual harassment and abuse in public spaces in India, providing users the ability to report anonymously in under 2 minutes.
Researching the language use of Frisian teenagers between 14 and 18 on social media in Fryslân, the Netherlands, who often use Frisian, the country's second officially recognised language.
Syria Untold launched one year ago, exploring multiple ways to tell the story of the Syrian struggle and its diverse forms of resistance. Rising Voices interviews one of the members of the team, Leila Nachawati, for an update.