July, 2015

Stories from July, 2015

July 29, 2015

Weekly Writing Tips: Getting Over Writer's Block

There are a couple of small steps that you can do to regain control of your writing process, Taisa explains.

July 23, 2015

Weekly Writing Tips: Finding Story Ideas on Social Media

Taisa, GV's Brazil editor, offers tips on searching social media for story ideas.

July 22, 2015

Cool Things Happening in the Newsroom: July 2015 Edition

It’s time for another update from the newsroom -- the place your stories go before they are published on Global Voices.

July 20, 2015

How Global Voices Reports on ISIS

While reporting on ISIS, we always use a description of the group which is more helpful for our readers to build an understanding of the story ISIS is referenced in.

July 16, 2015

“Radicals everywhere”: where do we all go wrong?

In the first two months of the year, we have witnessed the attack against a mosque in Sweden causing injuries to five people; the attack against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo which...

Weekly Writing Tips: How to Find Story Ideas

It's something we've all struggled with! Taisa, GV's Brazil editor, explains strategies for finding story ideas.

July 14, 2015

How Covering Black Twitter is like Covering [Insert Country Name]

The Los Angeles Times has hired a writer called Dexter Thomas to cover Black Twitter and other online communities. The Columbia Journalism Review interviewed Thomas in this piece, which focuses...

July 13, 2015

What GV Has Taught a Newbie (Me)

I am writing this post now at my hometown, Bandung (Indonesia). I am here for Ramadhan, it is quite a tradition in my country for people to return to their...

July 6, 2015

Repackaging Global Voices Posts for a Specific Listening Audience

In 2013, the Global Voices Aymara team was awarded one of the Innovation Grants to try something new. The project called “Lingua Airwaves” sought to repackage GV posts into an...

July 4, 2015

Weekly Writing Tips: The Importance of a Strong Story Opening

Taisa, Brazil editor for Global Voices, talks about how the lead can set the tone and mood of your story.