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Stories about Ceasefire Liberia

19 May 2010

Rising Voices At The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 In Santiago, Chile (Part 2)

Several members of the different Rising Voices Projects were present at The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 in Santiago, Chile. In this post we will highlight some of their...

Rising Voices At The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 In Santiago, Chile (Part 1)

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 took place earlier this month at Santiago Public Library in the capital of Chile. Over 200 people from 60 countries attended the summit,...

25 April 2010

Ceasefire Liberia: Getting Up Close And Personal With The Bloggers

Thanks to some recent interviews we can learn more about some of the bloggers of Ceasefire Liberia, a grantee of Rising Voices, and their works. According to journalist cum blogger...

5 April 2010

Featured Blogger: Nat Nyuan-Bayjay

"Nat's work changes lives in Liberia and beyond and is a constant reminder to me of why citizen media is important," is how Ruthie Ackerman, the founder of Ceasefire Liberia...

15 March 2010

Ceasefire Liberia: Reporting The Lofa Crisis

Liberia has recently seen some more violence as one young girl was killed and 4 more were killed in retaliation in the Lofa county situated in North of Liberia. Violence...

26 February 2010

Ceasefire Liberia: Liberian Citizen Journalists Counter Inaccurate Media Reporting

Vice magazine has sent a letter of apology to the Liberian Government for the forced exoticism and inaccuracies of a recent series of web documentaries published in their site. This...

20 February 2010

Featured Blogger: Saki Golafale

“Liberia is good at history making,” says Saki Golafale, one of the members of Ceasefire Liberia, citing the fact that his country was one of the first independent nations in...

28 January 2010

Ceasefire Liberia: Constructive Stories About Liberia

Rcently Vice Magazine tried to focus Liberia with its sensational documentaries on the country containing exoticism and shocking elements. Whereas the bloggers at Rising Voices grantee Ceasefire Liberia are publishing...

29 December 2009

Hip-Hop as Cosmpolitan Citizen Media

Seeking greater social inclusion through new communication technologies is a strategy with a long and accomplished history that has persisted through waves of new inventions including the telegraph, radio, television,...

14 November 2009

Ceasefire Liberia: Providing a Platform For Liberians

Ceasefire Liberia is an unique project which aims to connect the Liberia based Liberian community with the rest of the Diaspora in order to create a dialogue between them. The...

8 October 2009

Ceasefire Liberia: In Action With Blogs And Videos

The Rising Voices Grantee Ceasefire Liberia had a remarkable time last month. Apart from publishing dozens of new blog posts and several videos by bloggers, the project is getting noticed...

14 August 2009

Liberian Bloggers Show Everyday Life in Monrovia

Liberia was afforded a rare glimpse of international media attention this week when United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the capital Monrovia and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Most...

7 July 2009

Ceasefire Liberia: Telling Their Stories And Interacting

The Ceasefire Liberia website has become a place "where many Liberians go — to tell their stories — in their own voices with each other. It is also an outstanding...