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4 June 2014

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Congratulations to the 2014 Rising Voices Grantees

Rising Voices is thrilled to announce the newest additions to our community of grantees that will receive microgrant funding and mentoring to implement citizen media outreach projects in their local communities. Please meet our new grantees from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Uganda, and the United States!

3 June 2014

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10 Essential Resources for Arabic-Speaking Activists

A list of key Arabic-language resources for digital media activists.

27 May 2014

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Spend Your Summer Learning: Upcoming MOOCs

A list of upcoming (and recently begun) MOOCs - massive open online courses - for the summer which touch on new technologies, creativity, and citizen media.

26 May 2014

23 May 2014

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The Amp #13: May 10 to May 23

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to read to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

21 May 2014

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Creative Commons 101 : Are You Doing it Right?

Are you using your Creative Commons images appropriately? More than 90% of Creative Commons images are not attributed at all! Here is a great infographic to get you up to date.

20 May 2014

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The Balance Between Speed and Accuracy: Countering Misinformation on Social Media

Checkdesk is a project to verify information drawn from social media. Working with partners around the Arab-speaking world, this open-source platform helps newsrooms check their reports through crowdsourcing.

19 May 2014

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Telecommunications Recommendations for Rural Areas – an Update from Dizha Kieru

An update from Rhizomatica on Dizha Khieru in Mexico, as well as a report from the recent World Telecommunication Development Conference in Dubai including a new recommendation to recognize the lack of policies to connect rural and remote populations.

13 May 2014

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India: Mapping Street Harassment and Promoting Safe Cities

Safecity crowd-maps sexual harassment and abuse in public spaces in India, providing users the ability to report anonymously in under 2 minutes.

12 May 2014

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Best of the Blogs Winners Announced

A summary of the winners of Deutsche Welle's annual competition for the best of the world's blogs.