Posts from August, 2015
Global Voices’ places to go in the summer: an afternoon at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris
Many of Global Voices’ 800 members around the world envy those in the Global Voices team living in Paris. If you are visiting Paris this summer, Global Voices Paris strongly recommend paying a visit to Paris’ Plant Garden (Jardin des Plantes) district. First, the park Although the Plant Garden and the surrounding area had...
Weekly Writing Tips: On Writing Ethically
Janine, GV's Caribbean editor, talks about the importance of writing responsibly, following a code of ethics and knowing when to admit shortcomings.
Translator Newsletter: Bilingualism, Translating prose, and more!
Happy Monday everyone! For the past few months, I've been putting together a newsletter for the Spanish-English translator group and Gohary, our fearless Lingua leader, recently pointed out that other Lingua groups might benefit from it as well. So here is the first Lingua-wide installment of the Translator Newsletter! You...
Weekly Writing Tips: Connecting With the Audience
GV Caribbean regional editor Janine explains that the stories that resonate most with readers are the ones that speak to people.
Weekly Writing Tips: ‘The Elements of Style’
Janine, GV's regional editor for the Caribbean, dusts off her copy of classic writing guide "The Elements of Style" and highlights some of its useful tips.
Brand New Lingua System Feels Pretty Much The Same
Hi everyone! Today we're launching an update to the Lingua Translation system used on GV sites that I've been working on for many months now. To make the transition easy on you the goal was to keep it working almost exactly the same from the perspective of authors and translators,...
Global Voices’ Marcell Shehwaro is a Finalist for a 2015 Online Journalism Award
We are thrilled to announce Marcell's nomination in the category of online commentary, for her piece "In Syria We Have All Become Killers".
ES-EN Translator Newsletter: Translating Twins, The Mexican Constitution, and more!
Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had great weekends and are looking forward to a good, productive week! And what better way to be productive than to get some new and exciting info about translating? Here we go! – Tips from Translating Twins! Judy & Dagmar Jenner are twins...
Bangladesh, Killing them softly
One more in the tally. Dhaka will wake up in few hours. Like any other Sunday, life will start with heavy traffic and with the same heart. With same fear, and no words, nothing new to say about. As Nuhash Humayun wrote, “Pohela Boishak made it clear this country is...
Global Voices Partners with The Innovation Station
Global Voices is partnering with a new project out of the Netherlands, an online TV project called the Innovation Station, or TIS.tv. Backed in part by our long-time partner Hivos, the goals of the Innovation Station are to mix social and technological innovation, encourage diverse views and trigger a dialogue and inspire people...