Stories about Feature from July, 2014
A New Technological Journey for the Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation
In this Rising Voices grantee project update, Valita Stabler looks forward to the new opportunities provided by social media for revitalizing the Umoⁿhoⁿ language.
Community Radio Soap Opera Starts Researching What Ugandans Think About Democracy
An update from one of this year's micrograntees as they start the research phase of their community-driven radio soap opera, intended to increase voting and understanding of local governance in Lira, Uganda.
Los Inespertos Set Off to Find the Information in the Streets
Los Inespertos, participants from the Rising Voices grantee Radio Los Inestables, put their audio podcasting skills into practice when they took to the streets to interview protesters in Córdoba, Argentina.
Building Clogher Power!
What is a Clogher? Sopheap Chak from the Cambodian Center for Human Rights explains how they plan to train and support new female bloggers from rural communities across Cambodia as part of the new Rising Voices grantee project.
A One-Sided Story: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Media Landscape
One of this year's micrograntees, The Post-Conflict Research Center, is taking steps to address the issue of media manipulation in Bosnia. Read more about why it's needed and what they plan to do.
Good News from Pakistan: Jalaibi.com Kicks Off
Another Rising Voices grantee project, Jaliaibi.com is a new initiative from Pakistan to raise up new stories against the usual narrative, and share positive news from the country.
Fill Your Summer With Learning: 7 New Online Courses
We've trolled the web to come up with seven ways you can make sure you don't get bored over summer vacation... new courses available online focus on journalism, computer science, and creativity-boosting.
Can't Find Milk or Other Basics in Venezuela Thanks to a Food Shortage? This App Can Help
Abastéceme pinpoints the locations of items such as milk, flour and bread in Venezuela, where basic goods can be hard to find at times.
The Amp #16: June 21 to July 4
Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.
How Technology Is Helping People Learn—and Even Save—the World's Languages
Forward thinkers are harnessing the unprecedented power of technology to bring languages back from the brink of extinction, and in rare cases, to resurrect an extinct language.