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9 May 2014

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The Amp #12 : April 25 – May 9

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.

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Happy Mother's Day in the Mixe Language!

Mexican visual artist Silvana Ávila wants to wish mothers around the world a Happy Mother's Day with postcards in the Mixe language, an indigenous tongue spoken in the state of Oaxaca.

8 May 2014

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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.

6 May 2014

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Social Media in Bilingual Environments: Online Practices of Frisian Teenagers

Researching the language use of Frisian teenagers between 14 and 18 on social media in Fryslân, the Netherlands, who often use Frisian, the country's second officially recognised language.

5 May 2014

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Showing the Diversity of the Struggle: SyriaUntold One Year On

Syria Untold launched one year ago, exploring multiple ways to tell the story of the Syrian struggle and its diverse forms of resistance. Rising Voices interviews one of the members of the team, Leila Nachawati, for an update.

2 May 2014

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Casa del Bosque Foundation: Technopolitics and Activism in Bogotá

Get to know the Casa del Bosque Foundation in Bogotá, Colombia, an organization dedicated to empowering communities and other organizations on free software.

29 April 2014

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The Diversity of Protest Posters in Brazil

Through banners, chants and posters, one can learn the demands, criticisms and struggles of protests. The Tumblr blog Cartazes dos Protestos brings together photos of protest posters that took place throughout Brazil in 2013, as published on social media.

28 April 2014

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Read, Write, Create, and Communicate With the Ideas Box

A new project by Libraries without Borders and the UNHCR called Ideas Box seeks to engage refugees by providing the necessary tools, content, and resources to read, write, create, and communicate. The first deployment took place in refugee camps in Burundi.

27 April 2014

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A New Village for Yadua

The RV grantee project Tukuni Yadua experienced delays. Due to a major village reconstruction project due to Cyclone Evan, all projects were suspended until the new village was completed. Now with the inauguration of the new village, the citizen media project aimed at working with island youth to document conservation efforts will resume.

18 April 2014

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The Amp # 11: April 5 – April 18

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.