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September 6, 2012

Global Voices Podcast: More From #GV2012 (Part 2)

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In this edition of the Global Voices Podcast you'll hear more from our Summit which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, back in July, including some of our contributors and selected academics from around the world were also invited to share their knowledge and learn from the community.

September 3, 2012

A Look Back at Summit Travel Scholarship Winners

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At the recent Global Voices Summit held in Nairobi, Kenya in early July 2012, Rising Voices held a competition to provide travel scholarships to five microgrant applicants from Kenya and Uganda, who were unable to fund. This was an excellent opportunity to further engage these members of our community. Meet them and learn about their work.

July 9, 2012

Global Voices Podcast: Jambo from Kenya! (Part 1)

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What is the future of online citizen media? In this edition (and the next) you will hear from editors, authors, co-founders and other participants at the 2012 Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Nairobi to discuss the future of how we all work together online.

July 2, 2012

Announcing the Winners of the Breaking Borders Awards

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Today, at the biannual Global Voices Citizen Media summit, we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Breaking Borders Award of $10,000 each. Congratulations to Mamfakinch from Morocco and Atlatszo from Hungary.

Global Voices Summit Begins Today - Program Highlights

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300 bloggers, activists and technologists participating in the Global Voices Summit 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya have just been seated for a two-day meeting of public discussions and workshops about the rise of online citizen media movements worldwide.

June 29, 2012

Kenyan Bloggers Competition: Meet the Winners

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Global Voices offered six bloggers based in Kenya the opportunity to attend the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2012 for free. To compete for one of the six spots, Kenyan bloggers had to write a blog post on the topic "How citizen media can help ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13."

June 26, 2012

Introducing the Swahili for Summiteers Guide

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Ready for The Global Voices Summit 2012? A small Working Group of Global Voices authors and editors spent the last few days working on this little treat: the "Swahili for Summiteers Guide". Download and enjoy!

May 21, 2012

Kenyan Bloggers, Want to attend the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit for free?

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Global Voices is offering six bloggers based in Kenya the opportunity to attend the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Nairobi for free. To put yourself in the running for one of the six spots, write a blog post of 500 words or less on the topic "How citizen media can help ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13".

May 18, 2012

Digital Media and Disruptive Publics: An Academic Workshop

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Global Voices is announcing an open call for participation in a co-located academic workshop called “Digital Media and Disruptive Publics”, to be held together with our 2012 Summit in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop will be held from June 29-30 and is being organized by Zeynep Tufekci.

May 16, 2012

Preliminary Summit Program Now Online

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For two days, we invite you to explore the wider world of online citizen media. Our speakers and participants include some of the most dynamic bloggers and digital activists from around the world. Check out the preliminary program.