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26 May 2014
26 May 2014
A new project to collect and share the cultural traditions of rural Mali, as well as to spread Internet access across rural areas.
4 April 2014
18 March 2014
Ethnic violence among the Rohingya, an ethnic minority based largely in Myanmar, has rising in past years. Independent media channel Rohingya Vision has been documenting their plight. We spoke with...
20 January 2014
Finding information online in China may mean using the popular for-profit online encyclopeida Baidu, rather than the open-source Wikipedia. Editor Addis Wang aims to increase awareness in China about Wikipedia...
17 January 2014
Technology experts and activists have for years attempted to bridge the gap between those with access to technology and those without... today, the mobile phone has emerged as a powerful...
8 January 2014
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...
7 January 2014
13 December 2013
The first Hack4Change meetup in India included a Wikipedia edit-a-thon, expanding articles on violence against women, and collaborating on data-driven digital media projects related to women’s rights.
10 December 2013
9 December 2013
The goal of Amasuwa is to use crime data to create maps of unsafe areas in Peru and to alert the public to crime-heavy places.
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Young artists located in the Afro-indigenous community of Cabelo Seco in Marabá, Brazil, have been producing a rich variety of creative content about the realities...
Pakistan is a country where the usual narrative often focuses on negativity. Jalaibi is a multi-city blogging project that seeks to empower new writers to...
In Lira, Uganda, collective of young people called the Theatre Technology House has been using community radio and audio podcasts to engage local residents about...