July, 2012

Stories from July, 2012

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Keeping Endangered Languages Alive Online

  July 2, 2012

Will we all converge on English and Chinese online? Or will technology help sustain our many mother tongues? Eddie Avila, Director of Rising Voices, notes the difference between endangered languages and underrepresented languages. Three of the panelists are working with the latter in African languages.

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The State of Kenyan Citizen Media

  July 2, 2012

Kennedy Kachwanya is chairman of the Blogger's association of Kenya. Collins Mbalo won the Best African Blogger award, a global voices author, who blogs from a Kenyan perspective. Judith Owigar is the cofounder and president of Akirachix.

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Opening Panel: The Global Rise of Citizen Media

  July 2, 2012

Is Citizen Media many movements, or one movement, and how can we work together? Moderating this discussion isĀ Ethan Zuckerman, co-founder of Global Voices, with panelists from South East Asia, the Middle East and Pakistan.