January, 2015

Stories from January, 2015

As a Drone Captures Global Voices at 10, a Few Thoughts from Cebu

I was blogging and tweeting frenetically, trying to capture the conversations in panels and halls, soaking up as much news and perspective as I could from friends around the world.

When the Stakes Are High and the Story Ever Changing: Online Crisis Reporting

Reporters are in a hurry to break news, and facts are ever-changing. People in crisis are often going through trauma, which demands compassion. This talk features professional and citizen journalists who’ve taken on crisis reporting.

Should We Feed the Trolls?

At Day 2 of #GV2015, Jillian C. York talkS to a group of outspoken online commentators about daring to speak up in the increasingly polarized and hostile online space.

What I Learned at a Workshop on Google Tools for Citizen Reporting

Google Communications Manager Robin Moroney led a workshop on Google Tools for Citizen Journalists at the Global Voices 2015 Summit in Cebu. Highlights here.

Rising Voices Spotlight: Our Voices, Ourselves – Girls’ Rights in Kyrgyzstan

Young Kyrgyz activists Dariya Kasmamytova and Aishoola Aisaeva are leading a campaign that is helping young women talk about the barriers and persecution they experience in their daily lives.

What's Happening in Filipino Citizen Media?

Global Voices holds our meetings in countries that do not censor the Internet, and in Southeast Asia, internet censorship is quite widespread. But the Philippines is a hotbed for social media.

Sex and the Internet. Expression, Activism, Regulation

In this talk our stellar panel of dynamic women digs deeper into what a feminist internet would look like.

Protecting the Open Internet is Everybody's Business

Fawkes masks and Internet blackout campaigns really save us, or are we destined for a splintered, global network of national Internets? How do we reconcile the global “open Internet” ideal with this stark reality?

What We Talked About at Day 1 of the #GV2015 Community Meeting in Cebu

GVers from over 60 countries are meeting in Cebu City, Philippines, to explore the connections between the open Internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements.

Get To Know the Cebu Provincial Capitol, Location of the Global Voices Summit

The building where the of the Global Voices Summit 2015 is a national landmark, steeped in the rich history of its home city and country.