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12 February 2014

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[Arab Bloggers 14] Dina El Hawary of Meedan

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

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[Arab Bloggers 14] Bukeni Waruzi of Witness

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.

8 January 2014

1 November 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.