Stories about Audio

8 May 2014

Online Course: Digital Tools for Community Radio Stations

Join Radio Libres for a free online course for community radio stations interesting in using digital tools to share their content and better interact with their audience. The course will be conducted in Spanish.

8 January 2014

1 November 2013

Surprising Expansion: One Workshop Unexpectedly Goes Global

What happens when you put your local workshop course online? You might end up with global participants...

30 October 2013

Digital Revolution in Reverse: Syria’s Media Diversifies Offline

Though digital media was key in the uprisings of the Arab Spring, today, analog media has made a comeback. Under an Internet blackout, citizen media activists are working to spread information both abroad and inside the country, through a combination of digital and traditional methods.

23 October 2013

Story-Making Machines: SoundCloud

Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Evan Tenebaum, Soundcloud's audio content manager - a platform where you can freely share your sounds and listen to work made by a community of audio producers from around the world.

26 August 2013

Story-Making Machines: Audioboo

Rising Voices republishes an interview conducted by Transom.org, who spoke with Cynthia Francis, US Managing Director of Audioboo, a social, sharing, sound storing and creation site, which has helped tell millions of digital stories every month.

3 June 2013

Radioteca – A Free and Open Home for Audio

The portal Radioteca has opened its doors for everyone to upload their audio content for free and also holding the distinction of facilitating a community built on the principles of the sharing and exchange of knowledge and information.

29 March 2013

VOA Launches Experimental Digital Broadcasts via Shortwave

VOA Radiogram is sending digital messages across traditional shortwave frequencies. With a broadcast originating from North Carolina (USA), the transmission last week reached as far as Australia. This technology - simple and inexpensive - could be especially useful in times when the internet is not available, such as emergencies or under repressive regimes.

23 March 2013

A Diversity of Sounds at the Indigenous University of Venezuela

The Indigenous University of Venezuela (UIV) is well known for its cultural diversity, bringing together students from many indigenous communities. On campus, one might hear a number of indigenous languages spoken by the students. Here are some examples of these languages uploaded to Rising Voices' Soundcloud account that were recorded during our workshops held at the UIV.

14 February 2013

Making Better Radio: Traditional Broadcast + Online Resources Help African Farmers

Though digital resources may not be reaching farmers in the most rural areas, they can complement traditional broadcast radio, making it more effective, and Farm Radio International has launched a host of online resources for broadcasters in Sub-Saharan Africa...