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· March, 2012

Stories about Feature from March, 2012

30 March 2012

Announcing the 2012 Rising Voices Grantees

Rising Voices is pleased to announce the six newest members to join its global community of citizen media grantees. Each of the selected projects will receive microgrants to implement their...

26 March 2012

Featured Guide: Creating Facebook Pages with Impact (Arabic)

The much talked about Arab Spring in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere in the Mid-East heavily relied on the Internet and social media like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Social Media Exchange...

25 March 2012

Apps4Africa: Using Crowdsourced Mobile Apps to Tackle Climate Change

Apps4Africa is an effort by a Ugandan software company started in 2009 with the idea of trying to help people in Africa use technology to their benefit. The Apps4Africa challenge...

21 March 2012

Iraq: First Conference For Iraqi Bloggers

The first conference for the Iraqi bloggers took place during 8-9 February in the city of Sulaymaniyah. It was organized by the Iraqi Network for Social Media and more than...

16 March 2012

Video Contest: Everyday Digital Native – Cast Your Vote Now

The juries of the “Everyday Digital Native” video contest organized by The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), India, and HIVOS shortlisted 12 videos for the next round. You can...

11 March 2012

Singing The National Anthem In Their Own Language (Part 2)

In our second feature on the examples of citizen media videos of national anthems sung in indigenous or less spoken languages, we see that in many countries it is prohibited...

8 March 2012

Ségou Villages: Finding a Way to Connect in Rural Mali

Rural residents in the Ségou villages have a difficult time accessing the internet, but the project Ségou Villages Connection has been helping these villages find a way. Based on personal...

5 March 2012

IndigiTUBE: Media Made By And For The Indigenous People In Remote Australia

Aboriginal people in remote parts of Australia remain the most marginalized group in the country who face poverty and discrimination everyday. IndigiTUBE is an online community for sharing and accessing...

3 March 2012

Project Unbreakable: Using Words Of Abuse For Awareness And Healing

Grace Brown, a student at New York’s School of Visual Arts, was so moved by the horrific descriptions of sexual abuse from a victim that she started photography project called...