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16 April 2014

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HacksLab Announces Data-Focused Support for Latin American News Outlets

The first incubator for data-driven journalism in Latin America launched last week with HacksLabs Challenge 2014, which will grant a total of US $100,000 for Latin American projects.

14 April 2014

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5 Resources for Citizen Journalists

New and noteworthy resources for citizen media reporters (and teachers) about staying safe, working in humanitarian disasters, focusing on women's rights, and making sure what you publish is true.

10 April 2014

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Odia Loves Wikipedia

Odia, a 2,500 year old language has recently gained the status of an Indian classical language, an event recently celebrated by Odia Wikipedians, using a new free and open-source font.

9 April 2014

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Navigating the Bhutanese Media Landscape in a New Democracy

The Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy has been helping local society navigate the country's transition into democracy supporting citizens as they participate more active in traditional and online media. The BCMD is also one of RV's grantees expanding its audio podcasting workshops nationwide.

7 April 2014

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Nominations Out For The BOBs

The Best of the Blogs award nominations have been posted online. You can sign on today and vote for your favorites. Here is a sampling of some of the submissions from around the world.

4 April 2014

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The Amp #10: March 21 – April 4

The Amp, with our usual list of opportunities and scholarships, plus a special section for photographers and documentary-makers.

3 April 2014

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Announcing the Rising Voices Amazonia Project

In partnership with Avina Americas, Fundación Avina, and the Skoll Foundation, Rising Voices will be working directly with communities in the Amazon Region that want to tell their own story and participate more actively online through the use of a variety of digital media tools through a microgrant competition and a mentoring program that will launch next month.

2 April 2014

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MySQAR: Myanmar's First Social Network

MySQUAR exists entirely in Burmese. Less than one year old, it is growing rapidly in a country where Internet access is about to expand as telecommunications services spread.

1 April 2014

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The Blog Bus: Palestine's Travelling Media Conference

Blog Bus is in an initiative bringing bloggers, journalists, and activists together to travel through Palestinian regions to report on local situations.