May, 2016

Stories from May, 2016

May 31, 2016

Translator Newsletter: Lost Languages, Kid Translators, and more!

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… Is Bilingualism Linked to Creativity? That's the question on Jason Silva's mind when he talks...

May 30, 2016

Global Voices NewsFrames Update

Hi everyone! We are getting close to the launch of the NewsFrames project. This week we are signing the contract with Google’s Digital News Initiative, and announcing the first project-related...

May 27, 2016

Whale Hunting in the Faroe Islands, a Tradition or a Massacre?

Every summer, the Faroe Islands witness a controversial phenomenon consisting on a ritual which takes hundreds of cetaceans life. This is called grind. Is it a tradition or a carnage?

May 16, 2016

Translator Newsletter: Language Maps, Modulation, & More!

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… Language Maps The Washington Post put together seven great maps and charts to help us...

May 15, 2016

Here’s what we learned about global conferences and social media

In #RightsCon Conference, we translated 444 Tweets — 172 to Arabic, 259 to Spanish. That’s 148 Tweets/day, or roughly 19 Tweets/hour. Here’s what we learned about global conferences.

May 13, 2016

The Power of Likes and Shares on the Global Voices Facebook Page

A Rising Voices post racked up 1,900 Likes, but just a few of them came from the Global Voices Facebook page. Where did they all come from?

May 5, 2016

Introducing Global Voices Videos on Facebook — Help Spread the GV Word by Sharing!

Some of you may have already noticed in your Facebook newsfeed … we started producing short videos from Global Voices stories last week! The goal with these videos is to...

May 1, 2016

Translator Newsletter: ALTA Mentorships, A Universal Language, & More!

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorships For the second year in a row, the American Literary Translators...