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· October, 2013

Stories about Tools from October, 2013

30 October 2013

Digital Revolution in Reverse: Syria’s Media Diversifies Offline

Though digital media was key in the uprisings of the Arab Spring, today, analog media has made a comeback. Under an Internet blackout, citizen media activists are working to spread...

24 October 2013

Ecuador: Radialistas Launches Tutorials for Free Radio Software

Radialistas has recently launched a set of online tutorials about a variety of topics to help people use radio and open software to spread information about their communities. As part...

23 October 2013

Story-Making Machines: SoundCloud

Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Evan Tenebaum, Soundcloud's audio content manager - a platform where you can freely share your sounds and listen to...

16 October 2013

Are You Reporting on Public Services? Here's How You Might…

How can small-scale advocacy groups make the best use of the Internet? A recent skill share at the engine room discussed a diversity of methods for citizen reporting on public...

11 October 2013

Esra'a al Safei and the Wisdom of Crowds

Crowdvoice, a user-powered platform tracking voices of protest around the world, works to diversify our understanding of complex events. Rising Voices interviews it's visionary founder about working digitally in Bahrain...

10 October 2013

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...

2 October 2013

A Guide to Getting Started on Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons houses more than 18 million freely licensed media files. It is the place for users to help illustrate Wikipedia and the world around them. But as many new...