· May, 2012

Stories about Announcements from May, 2012

May 21, 2012

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

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

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

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.

May 10, 2012

Breaking Borders Award 2012!

We're excited to announce the second edition of the Breaking Borders Award. The award is a prize created by Google and Global Voices to honor outstanding projects that demonstrate courage, energy and resourcefulness in using the Internet to promote freedom of expression.

May 4, 2012

Register for Global Voices 2012 Summit – Special Rates for Kenya and Africa Residents!

Registration for the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit is now open, and we're happy to announce special discounted rates of US$30 (KES 2,500) for Kenya residents, and US$45 for residents of other countries in Africa.