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Stories about Audio

Online Course: Digital Tools for Community Radio Stations

Join Radio Libres for a free online course for community radio stations interesting in using digital tools to share their content and better interact with their audience. The course will...

[Arab Bloggers 14] Dina El Hawary of Meedan

Another participant we spoke to at the Arab Bloggers Meeting was Dina El Hawary from Meedan. She provided an overview of the platform and training for the Checkdesk project that...

[Arab Bloggers 14] Bukeni Waruzi of Witness

During the recent Arab Bloggers Meeting (AB14) held in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Bukeni Waruzi of Witness, who spoke about his role in AB14, and provided some words of...

It's “Nerve-racking”! Getting our Storytellers Offline (and Back On Again)

Transom is an online resource for storytellers, mostly audio-based but delving into the world of visual digital media as well. They recent put on a six-week online workshop - based...

Surprising Expansion: One Workshop Unexpectedly Goes Global

What happens when you put your local workshop course online? You might end up with global participants...

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...

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...

Story-Making Machines: Audioboo

Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Cynthia Francis, US Managing Director of Audioboo, a social, sharing, sound storing and creation site, which has helped tell...

Radioteca – A Free and Open Home for Audio

The portal Radioteca has opened its doors for everyone to upload their audio content for free and also holding the distinction of facilitating a community built on the principles of...

VOA Launches Experimental Digital Broadcasts via Shortwave

VOA Radiogram is sending digital messages across traditional shortwave frequencies. With a broadcast originating from North Carolina (USA), the transmission last week reached as far as Australia. This technology -...

Making Better Radio: Traditional Broadcast + Online Resources Help African Farmers

Though digital resources may not be reaching farmers in the most rural areas, they can complement traditional broadcast radio, making it more effective, and Farm Radio International has launched a...

World Radio Day 2013

This coming February 13th will mark UNESCO’s World Radio Day, bringing together broadcasters, advocates, creators, and networks to improve and celebrate radio around the world. UNESCO recognizes that radio can,...

CGNet Swara: Enabling Tribals of Chhattisgarh To Tell Their Stories

CGNet Swara is a mobile-based news service which enables the tribals of Chhattisgarh to tell their version of stories, in their language. In this voice-based portal, citizen journalists can call...