Stories about Audio

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Mai Ro: To Sing the Song of Yadiko

  13 March 2015

The voice of Ever Kuiru's father has been preserved in the songs recorded by a local researcher and professor. Now, through the Rising Voices grantee project, he shares some of the songs digitized as a way to keep his legacy living.

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[Arab Bloggers 14] Dina El Hawary of Meedan

  12 February 2014

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 she has been working with is Checkdesk, which helps facilitate collaborative verification of social media.

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[Arab Bloggers 14] Bukeni Waruzi of Witness

  10 February 2014

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 advice for fellow citizen media trainers working in the field.

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Story-Making Machines: SoundCloud

  23 October 2013

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 work made by a community of audio producers from around the world.

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Story-Making Machines: Audioboo

  26 August 2013

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 millions of digital stories every month.

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Radioteca – A Free and Open Home for Audio

  3 June 2013

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 the sharing and exchange of knowledge and information.

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VOA Launches Experimental Digital Broadcasts via Shortwave

  29 March 2013

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 - simple and inexpensive - could be especially useful in times when the internet is not available, such as emergencies or under repressive regimes.