Stories about Interview from March, 2014
Winning a Grant, Growing a Community: Orsolya Jenei
To get a sense of how it was to be a micrograntee, we asked Orsolya Jenei, the lead for the Mapping for Niger project, to share some of her experiences about the process. The project was a recipient in 2013 and is ongoing.
Media Group Aims to End Violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar
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 the groups director to find out more about their work and the challenges they face.
Wikitongues: Document Your Language
Wikitongues is a community effort to give all the world’s people access to all the world’s 7,000 languages by citizen-driven participatory video and blogging.
Hiperbarrio: Becoming Digitally Visible
Rising Voices checks in with Yesenia Corrales, the project coordinator of HiperBarrio. She talks about the importance of blogging in her home community of La Loma in Medellin, Colombia.
The Welsh Twitterati: Bringing Everyone Together
Ffrwti is a new Welsh-language site, aggregating tweets and posting articles on tech, culture and language from the 15,000 Welsh-language twitter users.