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· January, 2008

Stories about Feature from January, 2008

31 January 2008

Neighborhood diaries: Young citizen journalists getting into the act

Last time we featured the Neighborhood Diaries project, participants from Kolkata’s slums were learning more about their neighborhood. In this week's feature we read their profiles of local characters and...

25 January 2008

Nari Jibon: Bloggers discussing education, emancipation and poverty

Since July Nari Jibon Project staff and students have posted more than 170 articles (in both Bangla and English). Today we feature their stories about their livelihoods and their perspectives...

Voces Bolivianas Featured on BBC's The World

Voces Bolivianas, one of the first five recipients of a Rising Voices citizen media outreach award, was featured yesterday on the BBC program, The World. In the four minute feature...

21 January 2008

Social Media Outreach: Non-Profits are the Key

We often talk about extending the global conversation to every corner of the world with the available social media tools. The not-for-profit organizations, or the NGOs as they are known...

HiperBarrio's Citizen Journalists Bring Their Local Community Together

With just seven months of experience, the young and extremely motivated participants of HiperBarrio have blossomed into genuine citizen journalists. By rescuing their community's forgotten history, they have also helped...

16 January 2008

An Introductory Guide to Global Citizen Media

Rising Voices proudly announces the first in a series of outreach guides meant to explain the fundamentals of citizen media to a non-technical readership. The first guide, An Introduction to...

12 January 2008

Review of Rising Voices Projects

We have witnessed an incredibly sense of community take place among the participants of each of the first five Rising Voices projects. They have become more than just bloggers. In...

11 January 2008

Voces Bolivianas: Leaping forward to the next round

The pilot program of the Voces Bolivianas project organized in El Alto city ended last November. It helped teach the use of citizen media tools to members of underrepresented groups...

3 January 2008

Budding citizen journalists learn about their neighborhoods

Wishing a happy new year to the readers and followers of the Rising Voices. This week we will highlight the updates of the neighborhood diaries project which is growing citizen...