Latest posts by Eddie Avila
20 February 2014
At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Privilege Musvanhiri of Mobile Community Zimbabwe. The citizen journalism project took part in a training using the StoryMaker app in Harare, Zimbabwe.
19 February 2014
At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Vesna Dolinšek of Lam Echaml in Tunisia, one of the local coordinators of the project, who shared her experience of meeting other coordiantors from around the world at the StoryMaker trainings.
18 February 2014
At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Mustafa El-Ani of the Independent Media Centre Kurdistan, one of the local coordinators of the project, who shared his experience with the StoryMaker trainings in Iraq.
17 February 2014
Please join us on February 21 to celebrate International Mother Language Day with a Twitter campaign to highlight and encourage more people to tweet in their mother language using the hashtag #imld14
At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Emad Shenouda of Al Sawt al Hurr in Egypt, one of the local coordinators of the project, who shared his experience with the StoryMaker trainings in Egypt, about the local nature of the content and about ongoing challenges.
12 February 2014
Another participant we spoke to at the Arab Bloggers Meeting was Dina El Hawary from Meedan. She provided an overview of the platform and training for the Checkdesk project that she has been working with is Checkdesk, which helps facilitate collaborative verification of social media.
10 February 2014
During the recent Arab Bloggers Meeting (AB14) held in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Bukeni Waruzi of Witness, who spoke about his role in AB14, and provided some words of advice for fellow citizen media trainers working in the field.
4 February 2014
Rising Voices applauds the recognition received by Israel Quic and the Rija'tzuul Na'ooj Community Library in San Juan La Laguna in Guatemala by being featured as one of the Ten Facebook Stories about the work of revitalizing the T'zutujil language and culture through citizen media.
13 January 2014
Rising Voices gets to know another new podcaster from our grantee project in Bhutan. Karma Dupchu shares his story about an experience that helped launch his interest in audio stories and how he wants to take full advantage of the opportunity.
5 January 2014
Rising Voices gets to know Jigme Tshewang, a new podcaster and part of the project organized by the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy, which is being supported by an RV microgrant. Read Jigme's thoughts on this digital form of storytelling.