Posts from December, 2015
Which Countries Do We Cover Most? Advox Stories From 2012-2015
One key goal that Hisham and I set for ourselves in 2013 was to diversify coverage on Advox. Check out these maps and see how we've done!
January Writing Tips: Submit a Photograph to Sum Up New Year's Celebrations
This week’s exercise is on using and embedding photographs in GV posts. Our focus is: How did netizens capture New Year’s celebrations in photographs?
Translator Newsletter: Native Speakers, Interpreters, & More!
Happy Monday, GV'ers! Hello and welcome to the last translator newsletter… of 2015! Had you there for a second, didn't I. I hope you've all been enjoying your wonderful holidays and are ready to sit back and learn about… Native Speakers As native speakers of languages, have you ever had...
January Writing Tips: Let's Bring Our Worlds Together
The focus of the January tips will be cross-regional posts.
ألمينيوم.. يقولها بكلّ سلاسةٍ ونعومة، سائق الكميون، اليوم مرّ من شارعنا ،شارعنا الكائن في مدينةٍ على كتف الكاريبي، في الشمال الشرقي من أحد البلاد اللاتينية البعيدة جداً عن ضيعتنا، ضيعتنا التي تقع في أحد البلاد البعيدة أيضا والحزينة جداً.كذلك. بينما كنت مستلقيةً أنتظر أن تغفو طفلتي سمعته، ابتسمت ، ابتسمتُ...
The Best Writing Tips
I love lists. And this one is a curated one of the best advice on writing that I have ever read.
A Debate on Freedom Versus Control at the World Forum for Democracy
The World Forum on Democracy main theme was Freedom Versus Control. Here is a recap of the three-day event.
Love and beers.
I grew up in a safe place. A quiet town 15km away from Paris, I had Electricity and drinkable water 24/7, Food in the fridge, Heat in winter and barbecues in the garden during summer. I've always taken that for granted. In 1995, aged 12, there was an attack in...
What Was Your Favorite Global Voices Story of 2015?
What better way to ring in the New Year than with stories that are personally recommended by Global Voices' community?
Translator Newsletter: New Languages, Networking, & More!
Hello, GV'ers! Apologies for the delay in this week's newsletter. I've been battling a silly cold and spending the past few days looking a lot like this: Now that I'm slowly getting my energy levels back up, let's talk about… Teaching Yourself A Language Jhumpa Lahiri is one of my...