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Stories about Digital Media

2 April 2014

MySQAR: Myanmar's First Social Network

MySQUAR exists entirely in Burmese. Less than one year old, it is growing rapidly in a country where Internet access is about to expand as telecommunications services spread.

1 April 2014

The Blog Bus: Palestine's Travelling Media Conference

Blog Bus is in an initiative bringing bloggers, journalists, and activists together to travel through Palestinian regions to report on local situations.

28 March 2014

Resources for Video Activism: Witness

Are you using video to make your campaign a reality? Are you telling stories or filming actions with cameras - or your phone? On March 28th, we host a #GVFace...

24 March 2014

Knight News Challenge Roundup

In February, the Knight Foundation launched its News Challenge, looking for ideas to promote journalism and advance media innovation asking: How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and...

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,...

17 March 2014

Perpetuating Culture, Restoring Language: Tlingit and the Sealaska Heritage Institute

“We don’t want what you did here to only echo in the air, how our grandfathers used to do things..." The Sealaska Heritage Institute works with native and endangered languages...

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...

12 March 2014

Wikitongues: Document Your Language

Wikitongues is a community effort to give all the world’s people access to all the world’s 7,000 languages by citizen-driven participatory video and blogging.

11 March 2014

Hiperbarrio: Becoming Digitally Visible

Rising Voices checks in with Yesenia Corrales, the project coordinator of HiperBarrio. She talks about the importance of blogging in her home community of La Loma in Medellin, Colombia.

3 March 2014

The Welsh Twitterati: Bringing Everyone Together

Ffrwti is a new Welsh-language site, aggregating tweets and posting articles on tech, culture and language from the 15,000 Welsh-language twitter users.

28 February 2014

Indigenous Tweets #IMLD14 Roundup

Last Friday was International Mother Language Day, a celebration of linguistic and diversity. This year Rising Voices and Indigenous Tweets encouraged people to tweet in their native language using the...

13 February 2014

Everyday Life Across the Continent

Everyday Africa, a collective blog using photography to break down stereotypes about Africa, focuses on mobile phone photos, representing the rising wave of technology in Africa. They are creating curriculum...

11 February 2014

Open Call for Writers

Rising Voices is looking for writers with ideas! Find out more about how you can contribute to the blog...